This long building was the stable for the king's elephants in Hampi. Eleven domed chambers formed the structure with most of them connected to each other via the side walls. The one in the center was different from the other chambers and was possibly used by musicians and performers during ceremonies involving elephants.

The stables is located inside the Zenana Enclosure, which was believed to be the ladies' quarters. The two-storey Lotus Mahal pavilion is also situated nearby. The pavilion features fine stucco decoration and surrounded by a large lawn. It is believed that the Lotus Mahal was a socializing area for the women folks in the Hampi royal family.

Hello... I Am Josh

A Travel Writer & Photographer from South East Asia

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Josh For some, it's shopping therapy. Others, movie therapy. Yet more, reading therapy. For me, it's writing therapy.
Why writing? When I travel, I enjoy first-hand the experience like in shopping therapy. But when I write about my travels, I live vicariously the experience again, as if like a movie sequel (or more like GroundHog Day, except that this is fun!). Yes, writing evokes the memories, the fun and the not-so-fun but all-in-all it gives the satisfaction of reliving the sense of place once more.
With images, it enhances the experience down one's travel memory lane. With this in mind, I hope to share my travel stories in words and images with you. For your escape therapy! More...

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