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Matanga Hill

Hampi, India
+91 82773 35218
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Not all about the sunset

We spent time on top of the hill and thoroughly enjoyed looking at the 9th/10th century temples and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ian F
Sheffield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Spectacular climb with awe-inspiring views

A Hampi must do, if you are in reasonably fit shape. Moderately difficult climb, that gets wilder... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent time on top of the hill and thoroughly enjoyed looking at the 9th/10th century temples and the monkeys. We left before the sunset and we were quite pleased seeing the crowds gathering.

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Hampi must do, if you are in reasonably fit shape. Moderately difficult climb, that gets wilder as you climb. As you reach closer to the top, watch out for arrow marks and lines in white chalk for the route. Avoid carrying anything, especially food....More

Thank vishalbhaskaran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must visit place in Hampi. Car parking is there right beside the steps. We visited the spot here at 5:45 am and climbed the hill for almost 30-40 minutes. Initially, we missed the path and went in the wrong direction due to...More

Thank Rajesh K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's an amazing place close to Hampi to enjoy beautiful sunsets. A short climb through the temple and there lies great views and fresh air.

Thank deepakstephen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From atop the Matanga Hill at daybreak, Hampi is every inch the capital city of a golden empire. Though what lies before are but the bones of an enchantress, who once had the whole world in her sway, Hampi is far from what one would...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Matanga hill is near by Hampi market.To reach the top you have to walk more than half an hour.Then you see long panoramic view of city. The sunrise and sunset is awesom here

Thank shafeeqpi
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Hampi for 3 day, after seeing all the important landmarks in Hampi, decided for a trek in Matanga hills. Opted early morning, sunset was at 640am, it took 40 minutes for a steady trekking for 550 odd steps. Carry a water bottle,...More

Thank Venugopalan B
Reviewed 9 December 2017

This is the best vantage point to see the city of hampi and its ruins. The sunset is nothing short of magnificent. the climb is a little tough but easily doable in 20 minutes.

Thank isha c
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Having travelled 80 countries this area was one of the most stunning i have seen and virtually unspoied.the Hill is the centre of this .Steep climb up.But the place is very ancient and is related to one of the great saints of his time.

Thank Ajay M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

please plan to visit early in the morning to visit hill, as its necessary to climb. and morning fresh exercise can be ideal here. try to visit on 3,4,5 th november as hampi festival is there and whole city is lightened and decorated for the...More

Thank Sachin C
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6 August 2017|
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Response from Vijaysekhar | Reviewed this property |
The steps are carved out of rocks and are not proper. I do not think it is a good idea for the elderly.
30 December 2016|
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