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Anjaneya Temple on top of the hill, Hampi, Hanuman Temple, Hampi, Hampi Temples on Hippie Side

Anjaneya Temple Hampi: Birthplace of Lord Hanuman

Anjaneya Hill in Anegundi, Hampi is considered to be the birth place of Lord Hanuman and houses a very beautiful Hanuman Temple on top of the hill, also known as Monkey Temple, Anjana Matha Temple and Anjaneya Temple. This temple holds a high importance for worshippers of Hanuman.

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To reach to the top, one has to climb 570 steps uphill. This is a steep climb but pleasant air and beautiful views make it an enjoyable climb up to the temple. You will find even aged and old people climbing up with full devotion and energy.

Stairs leading to Anjaneya Temple, Hampi, Hanuman Temple, Hampi, Hampi Temples on Hippie side
Stairs leading to Anjaneya Temple, Hampi

Stairs go up spiralling along the edge of the hill at times getting narrow and at points, providing little space to move under big boulders. On your way up, you will find many spots where you can stop, catch a breath, take rest and also pose for photographs.

It's fun to move upstairs to reach to the temple
It’s fun to move upstairs to reach to the temple

It took us good 45 minutes to reach to the hill top where Anjaneya Temple is situated. You can go inside the temple and worship Hanuman ji. There is a big Hanuman statue carved out inside the temple and also the floating rocks inside a glass water vessel to symbolize floating Rama Setu.

Anjaneya Temple (Hanuman Temple) Hampi, Hampi Temples on Hippie side
Anjaneya Temple (Hanuman Temple) Hampi

You will get an added advantage for your efforts to reach to the top as you can enjoy panoramic beautiful views of Hampi from the top, Tungabhadara river flowing through the hills, long spread paddy fields, banana plantation, green forest and boulders spread out till horizon.

Beautiful views from Anjaneya Temple, Hampi; Hanuman Temple, Hampi; Hampi Temples on hippie side
Beautiful views from Anjaneya Temple, Hampi

In case you happen to be at the temple in the evening, do not miss the sunset. Actually people plan to visit temple in evening only as it is easy to climb with cool breeze and then you can sit at top and enjoy beautiful sunset with a watermark of panoramic view of Hampi at background.

Sunset views from Hanuman Temple, Hampi
Sunset views from Hanuman Temple, Hampi

If you are in Hampi, do dedicate an evening for Anjaneya Temple (Hanuman Temple). You will thoroughly enjoy your climb uphill, temple and beautiful views from the top.

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