Virapapur Gadde or Hampi Island, also known as Hippie Island in Hampi, is a small place located across the Tungabhadra River, separating the historical part from an area with a smooth rhythm.
It’s the best and only place to find a Guesthouse in all Hampi, nearby the ruins, from the majority of the highlights and, most of all, in a perfect place to relax in the middle of nature.
"Hampi is located on the Deccan plateau, which is one of the oldest and most stable geographical formations in the world. Part of an area known as the Dharwar craton, this region of the plateau comprises rocks dated to be about 2.5 billion years old"
WHERE IS THE HISTORICAL CITY HAMPI?
Hampi, the historical and mythological city is located in Karnataka. From Bengaluru, the distance of Hampi is about 365 km and from Hyderabad, it is 380 km. So you can easily access the place from both Bengaluru and Hyderabad. Hospet is the nearest town. Thus Hampi can serve as a great weekend destination from Bangalore and Hyderabad.