My tour continues with Hemakuta hill which is right next to the Ganesha idol. By this point I must tell you I had started feeling the heat and was regretting carrying my tripod. I would recommend all you guys to buy a handbook to know the details of each site and a guide as well if you are interested in the history/mythology associated with each site. I didn't hire any guide but I bought a book. I also had read about the most famous spots of Hampi online. I was most interested in the pictures and actually feeling the sculptures. The photos/videos don't do any justice to the actual place.
After this head to Hemkutta Temple to witness the sunset from the famous sunset point in Hampi. There are a few temples and monuments here too, so keep some time aside for that also. The best sunset view that I saw whilst in Hampi was from this place. I'll share the pictures.
Just behind Virupaksha temple,this is an important mythological site with many small temples & rock structures in Hemakuta complex. The highlights are the sets of triple chambered temples with its pyramid like granite roofs.
2. Laze around the Hemakuta hills – The Hemakuta hills is generously spread hill which hosts more than 30+ temples and shrines mostly dedicated to Lord Shiva. Most of it are in ruins, the idols and statues from these temples are kept in the museum.
A rocky hill especially famous for several temples situated on the top of it. This hilltop offers you a lovely scenic view of Hampi and gives a great opportunity to show your photography skills. A lot to explore, a lot to click, a lot to frame!