Hampi Elephant Stables is an enclosure for royal elephants back in the day of Vijayanagara empire. It has eleven domed chambers with a particularly decorated one which was an enclosure for musicians during any performances.
Hampi (Hampe) is a village and temple town recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, listed as the Group of Monuments at Hampi, in northern Karnataka India. It is located within the ruins of the city of Vijayanagara, the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. Predating the city of Vijayanagara, Hampi continues to be an important religious centre, housing the Virupaksha Temple and several other monuments belonging to the old city. The name "Hampi" is an anglicized version of the Kannada name Hampe (derived from Pampa). Over the years, it has also been referred to as Vijayanagara and Virupakshapura (from Virupaksha, the patron deity of the Vijayanagara rulers). Hampi is situated on the banks of the Tungabhadra River. Hampi has various notable Hindu temples with some vedanta theology inside the temples, some of which are still active places of worship.
Virupaksha Temple is the most famous temple in Hampi and is also known as Pampapathi Temple. It dates back to the 7th century. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Hampi Vithala Temple dates back to 16th century and is the most impressive structure in Hampi. The famous Stone Chariot is located inside the premises of this temple.