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Hampi monuments at Karnataka

Featured in this video is the stepped tank or Pushkarni at Hampi in Karnataka, India. Hampi, once the seat of the powerful Vijayanagara dynasty (1336-1646), is situated on the banks of river Tungabhadra in Hospet district. This stepped tank served as the main water reservoir of Hampi.

The waterworks at Hampi was an elaborate system which supplied water for both domestic and agriculture purposes. The major irrigation works built by the Vijayanagara rulers at Hampi include Raya Canal, Basavanna Canal, Turthu Canal and the huge tank at Kamalapuram. These irrigation works are still in use.

The ruins at Hampi are listed in the UNESCO World heritage site.