Built by King Krishnadeva Raya in memory of his Orissa conquest , Mahanavami Dibba is a huge platform 80 sq ft in area and 22ft in height. It was the hub of religious ceremonies that were publicly celebrated by the Vijayanagar kings. It is popularly known as the throne platform or the house of victory. It was built in three phases.
The carvings here are just like those found in Hazara Rama temple. Mythological pictures , Hunting scenes, Holi and other festivals Scenes ,dance postures are common here. There is also a secret underground cellar inside which state secrets were discussed.