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Mint and Mosque at Hampi ruins

Shown in this video is the royal Mint stands on the west of the King's Palace. It was here that the land's coins were printed. There were special presses to imprint the royal seal and other signs on the coins. There are the remains of a mosque adjacent to the mint. There are a number of mosques in Hampi and those look like Jain temples.

The ruins of the historical monuments have stood the ravages of man and time and still evoke memories of the grandeur of a bygone era. Hampi was once the capital of the Hindu Kingdom, Vijayanagara. There were opulent palaces, marvellous temples, massive fortifications, baths, markets, aquaducts, pavilions, stables for royal elephants, and elegantly carved pillars.