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.

Hampi photo album

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Hampi Photos album

Royal Enclosure

This fortified area had been the seat of power of the fallen empire. Sprawling over many hundreds square meters, Royal Enclosure is scattered with a number of interesting relics of the bygone era.

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Water Pavilion

Water Pavilion

Airports Map

Bangalore (BLR) is the nearest major airport for Hampi.Other near airports include Hubli,Belgaum and Dabolim at Goa.

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Two storied gateway at Hemakuta Hill

Photography

Hampi is photogenic. Bring your camera along and you won’t regret the trouble.

The green wet planes, the small steep boulder hills, the extravaganza of stone architecture, the life around it all are rich in content for photography.

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Rayalaseema Haripriya Express

Haripriya Express (Train No: 17415/17416) and Rayalaseema Express (Train No 17429 /17430 ) are a pair of trains that connects Hampi (Hospet Jn) with Hyderabad , Tirupati and C. Shahu Mharaj Terminus (Kholapur ).

The route bifurcates at Guntakal Junction.

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Cauvery Express

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

Bangalore to Hospet Passenger Train

Possibly the cheapest (and slowest!) means to reach Hospet from Bangalore.The Hospet Passenger (Train No: 56908/56909) leaves Bangalore City Jn (SBC) by 10.15 PM and reaches Hospet Jn by 12.40 noon the next day, making it a 15 hour journey.