The principal deity of the Achyutaraya temple is consecrated near the two rectangular courtyards. The interiors of the courtyard walls are lined with a religious residence or pillared verandahs. The outer parts are predominately in ruins with the pillars that are scattered hither and thither along the wall base. The entrance of the temple courtyards are made by the two colossal ruined towers.
The chamber is observed directly to the inner court and the former faces the porch to the central hall. This is the place where the idol of Garuda was once placed. The temple is the abode of some of the marvelously carved pillars of Hampi. The sculpture and the architectural style of the temple include religious and martial themes that are decorated on monolithic block of rocks. The themes involve the themes of Lord Krishna, the infancy of Krishna, Lord Vishnu etc. The twin domiciliated shrine of the goddess is located to the west of the principal shrine. The Kalayana mandapa is located at the northwest corner of the outer compound. The wide courtesan’s street is ahead the temple and there is an image of the ten handed goddess that is carved on the rock is observed in the temple compound.
There are a few simple ways to reach the Achyutaraya’s temple that starts from Kodanda Rama Temple through the Soolai Bazaar or Courtesan Street. Another way can be from the Virupaksha Bazaar.
The Achyutaraya’s temple is one of the renowned temples located in Hampi and the instance of brilliant architectural construction that deserves paying visit to appraise the constructional details of the temple.