Kamal Mahal – Hampi, Karnataka

Photo credit : Ramesh Kidangoor

Photo credit: Ramesh Kidangoor

Hampi is a World Heritage Site village located on the southern bank of the river Tungabhadra in Karnataka. Kamal Mahal is one of Hampi’s secular or non-religious structures  Its unusual design blends elements of Muslim and Hindu architecture. The building’s function is not exactly known but the quarters are believed to have been used by Hampi’s female guards.

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