Elephant Stables – Hampi, Karnataka

Photo credit : Ramesh Kidangoor

Photo credit: Ramesh Kidangoor

The Elephant Stables are located in the UNESCO World Heritage city of Hampi in Karnataka. This long structure was constructed with majestic openings for the resting places of the royal elephants. The open area in front of the of the building was a parade ground for the elephants. The Elephant stables with their lofty domes and arches is synthesis of Hindu and Islamic forms.

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