One of the natural wonders of the Hampi region is the boulder strewn landscape. The boulders alone can give Hampi a mystic aura. A great deal of Hampi's heritage architecture is built on,around and with these boulders.
Boulders in Hampi are invaluable to its heritage value. This page is a collection of boulder photos from Hampi with details like the locations, access etc.
Cauvery Express or Kaveri Express ( Train No: 6222 / 6221 ) is a long distance train that links the capitals ( Bengaluru and Chennai ) of two south Indian States, Karnataka and Tamilnadu.
This No. 6222 express train starts from Chennai Central and terminates at Mysore in Karnataka (via Bangalore) . The down train No 6221 travels in the reverse direction. The pair operates daily. Usually the trains are packed, especially during the weekends .
So an advanced reservation is highly desirable, as the seat / berth availability is an issue if not reserved well in advance
Sister Boulders, locally called the 'Akka-Tangi Gudda'. Once this formed a natural archway on the path to Hampi. The photograph was taken before this leaning boulders collapsed. Note the faultline visible on the right boulder. You can see this on the way to the Hampi village from Kamalapura. Located just after the junction where the diversion to the Underground Shiva Temple and Noble Men's Quarters are located.