Monkey Temple, Hampi

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Climb the 600 steps to Monkey Temple and see the mythological birthplace of Lord Hanuman, the monkey warrior god. Situated on top of Anjaneya Hill, the whitewashed temple overlooks the historic village of Hampi. After the strenuous climb--during which you'll most likely meet some of the resident monkeys---you'll be rewarded with panoramic views of Hampi's ancient monuments, the surrounding fields and mountains, and the rushing Tungabadhra River. All are welcome to enter the small, austere temple, pay respects to the deity, and listen to the priest tell the story of the monkey god. Do remember to take off your shoes and close the door so the monkeys cannot enter. Put Monkey Temple on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Hampi trip maker app .
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  • At Hampi were 2 days and OOchen were tired after the first day, doubted whether getting up so early, or not. But it was worth it! The incredible beauty of dawn, with stunning views! On top of a small temple, a lot of monkeys (don't throw their stuff). Tip: bring a flashlight. The pre-dawn darkness there complete, the rise does not lit, but not use stairs as if climbing Matanga Hill. And put tolstovochku in a t-shirt would be cool. If you're in Hampi without spending the night and you need to choose where to go at sunset or dawn: matanga Hill or mountain monkeys, I advise to choose mountain monkeys.
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  • Our driver took us on a wonderful drive from Hampi through the boulders and the lush green paddy fields for our daily workout!! 575 steps to the top of Anjanadri hill with a fabulous view of Hampi. Bo...  more »
  • This place finds reference in the KISHKINDA of the epic RAMAYANA, Approximately 550 plus concrete steps lead to the top of the hill from where one gets a full view of HAMPI AREA. There is an idol of A...  more »
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  • More of a place of worship than a historical place. Believed to be birthplace of Lord Hanuman. But the view from the top is really nice! Worth a visit.
  • It's a must but you need to be fit the view is fabulous
  • Nice place for sunset

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