Zenana Enclosure Hampi

Hampi Zenana Enclosure

Hampi Zanana Enclosure – History, Location, Timings, Visit Duration, Best Time To Visit, Entry Fee, Photography, Parking, Facilities, Accommodation, Nearby Restaurants, Nearby Attractions, How To Reach and Online Booking.

Hampi Zenana Enclosure History

Zanana Enclosure is a special area reserved for Royal Women; this is located near the Ranga Temple of Hampi. This massive monument showcases the Indo- Islamic style of architecture. The carvings and the architecture amazes till today. The Lotus Mahal is the main attraction of this Enclosure.  According to the legends this area was fully protected by eunuchs.

The enclosure was fully restricted for men. This building has no windows not even light sources were provided. This enclosure was guarded by the guards from all the three sides from the three Watch Towers. From the top of the enclosure one can enjoy the view of Elephant Stables. So that the Royal Women could stand over the top and can have a view of the royal processions and other ceremonies. The water Pavilion is the other attraction of the enclosure.

Hampi Zenana Enclosure Location

Zanana Enclosure,

Hampi, Karnataka 583239

Zenana Enclosure Hampi Timings

All Days Of The Week
8.00 am to 6.00 pm

Visit Duration:

2-3 Hours

Best Time To Visit:

November to February

Zenana Enclosure Hampi Entry Fee

Indians Rs 30/- per head
Foreigners Rs 300/- per head
Children’s (Below 15 Years) Free (No Entry Fee)

Photography (Allowed):

Still Camera Rs 25/-
Video Camera Rs 50/-

Zenana Enclosure Hampi Accommodation





  • Bicycles
  • Bikes
  • Cabs
  • Buses

“Available For Hire”

Where To Eat:

  • Funky Monkey Restaurant
  • The Chill Out
  • Gopi Island
  • Mango Tree
  • Geeth River View Restaurant
  • Suresh Restaurant
  • Sagar Hotel
  • Hampi Roof Restaurant

Nearby Attractions:

  • Lotus Mahal
  • Watch Tower
  • Queen’s Bath
  • Elephant Stables

How To Reach Zenana Enclosure Hampi

By Air:

Bellary Airport (nearest)                         – 36 km

By Rail:

Hospet Railway Junction (nearest)          -14 km

By Road:

Hospet KSRTC Bus Stand (nearest)        -13 km

Many Private Vehicles available for Hire, that ply between Hampi & Many Major Cities