Lotus Mahal Hampi

The Lotus Mahal or Lotus Palace is part of the Zenana Enclosure which was a secluded area reserved for the women of the royal family of Vijayanagara. It is a beautiful structure with distinctive architecture. The Lotus Mahal is also one of the few structures in Hampi that did not suffer any major damage when invaders attacked the city.

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Lotus Mahal – The Lotus Mahal is a two-storied building designed for the royal women of the Vijayanagara Empire

The beautiful structure has the shape of a lotus bud. The Lotus Mahal differs from other structures found in Hampi. It is an example of the Indo-Islamic style of architecture. The whole structure looks like a half-open lotus bud.

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