The awesome 6.7 meters high monolith depicting the man-lion form of Vishnu is seated on a seven hooded serpent.
Two Ganesha images(Sasuvekalu and Kadalekalu) can be seen on the slopes of the Hemakuta Hill. One of them is enclosed in a temple with unusally tall pillars, while the other is in an open hall.
Located next to the Lakshminarasimha statue, the Badavilinga is 3 meter high and stands permanently in water that flows through an ancient channel.
How to Reach :
Daily flights are available between Jindal Vijayanagar Airport ( 38 Kms from Hampi ) to Bengaluru and Hyderabad under UDAAN Scheme. Flights are also available to Hubballi Airport which is 150 Kms away from Hampi.
Hosapete is the nearest railway station which is 12 Kms away from Hampi. Daily trains are available from Hubli and Guntakal junctions to Hosapete.
Ballari District is well connected by Bus through state highway and National Highway. Buses are available to all major cities of karnataka from ballari ( 65 Kms from Hampi ) and Hosapete (12 Kms from Hampi).