Photo of the Day

A woman standing in a Hindu temple in India
December 29, 2011

Krishna Temple, India

This Month in Photo of the Day: 2011 National Geographic Photo Contest Images Krishna Temple is one of Hampi's notable Hindu temples. This photo shows the most beautiful architectural piece of Hampi and how people just feel in it. It is a place of calm and equilibrium, an escape. (This photo and caption were submitted to the 2011 National Geographic Photo Contest.) See the winning images » See all contest entries » See more pictures of India »
Photograph by Alejandra Loreto

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