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Matanga Hill, Hampi

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A rustic stone stairway leads up Matanga Hill, culminating in one of the most memorable views imaginable. The vista spreads 360 degrees across the lush valley of banana plantations, with tall palm trees contrasting against rocky hills, and ancient ruins scattered across the scene. Admire Achyuta Raya’s Temple complex to the east, the river to the north, the historic city of Hampi in the west, and the winding cart trail leading south. Time your arrival right and you could enjoy a colorful sunset or crisp sunrise from atop the hill. Before you head to Hampi, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Hampi vacation trip planner, to make sure you see all that Hampi has to offer, including Matanga Hill.
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  • Oh my god there are no words to see sunrise here .. mesmerising it is.. worth the climb early morning ..  more »
  • Matanga Hill is a climb of 300 steps and to see the sunrise you will have to get up and start the climb by 5.00am in morning. Its worth the climb. Being at the centre of Hampi, and also the highest po...  more »
  • Not quite as big as the monkey temple but still a fair number of steps to get up (375ish?!) and also not as well kept as the monkey so so of the steps are broken or wobbly so must take care! Beautiful...  more »