Hemakuta Hill Temple

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    Location: Hampi,Karnataka 583239,India
    Estimated Visiting Time: 2 to 3 hours.

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    Hemakuta is the most artistically Hindu temple in Hampi. This temple is situated at the top of Hemakura hill in Hampi. there are dotted with a large number of temples but the Hemakuta hill temple is the oldest cluster of shrines in Hampi.


    Actually, there are many reasons for visitors to attract this hill temple. The view, the ancient temple, for taking pictures, enjoying the sunrise and sunset, etc.

    Most of the people visit there to see the temple and the sunset and sunrise. This scenery is just awesome. Who wants to visit this temple should also enjoy this sunrise and sunset view.

    By the way, In Hemakuta Temple there are much nearby Attraction like


    1. Sasivekalu Gonesha Temple

    2. Krishna Temple

    3. Virupaksha Temple.

    4.Kadalekalu Ganesha Temple


    Ancient ruins in Hemakuta hill temple in Karnataka.

    Lord Shiva before married Parvati, didn’t penance on Hemakuta Hill and this was the place where Lord Shiva burnt Manmadha, The God of Lust. This  hill is been dedicated to Lord Shiva though there are many small temples on this hill and this temple resembles the architecture of Jain Temples

    Inside/Outside Views

    View at the Hemakuta Hill and temples in Hampi.

    Hemakuta Hill Temple is one of the best places for holiday destinations. This view from the top of the hill is just wow and breathtaking. The most fascinating thing is this hill facility the bird Eva view and you can enjoy the trek to the beautiful view of this hill.


    When you entered the temple you feel holiness because of Lord Shiva and the architectural works are so good. The view and the villagers are so good and its nature-loving visitors.

    Opening Hours

    7.00 am -7.00 pm is the visiting time of Hemakuta Hill Temple.

    Entry & Others Fees

    The entry fee is Hemakuta Hill Temple is free of cost

    How to Reach

    By air: Bellary airport is the nearest airport in Hemakuta Hill Temple (38km). When you reach Hampi then you take a bus or car to visit Hemakuta Hill Temple. 


    By rail: Nearest station in Hemakuta Hill Temple is Hospet Railway Station which is 13 km. Then visitors can take a taxi to reach the temple.

    By road: Bus services from all cities and town is well connected in Hampi. So you can hire a bus or taxi to reach Hemakuta Hill Temple simply.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should carry water bottles and your necessary things.


    Que: Is it safe to visit Hemakuta Hill Temple? 

    Ans: Yes, it’s safe. But for senior citizens, it’s difficult because it’s a hill, Temple. It’s difficult to climb this temple for them others wish it save. The police officers In Hampi is so good and disciplined. 


    Que: Are there any parking facilities in this Temple? 

    Ans: Yes, Parking facilities are available there and there are no fees for parking.


    Que: Is there any cost of keeping shoes or sandals before entering this temple?

    Ans: There is room to keep shoes or sandals for the visitors and there is no cost its free


    Que: Are there any restaurants inside the temple?

    Ans: As it’s a hill temple there are no restaurants inside the temple. so everyone should carry water bottles and there are no facilities for toilets


    Que: Is photography allowed in the Hemakuta Temple? 

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed there. Nature lovers who love to taking pictures is the perfect place for them.


    Que: What is the best time to visit Hemakuta Hill Temple? 

    Ans: November to February are the best time to visit Hemakuta Hill Temple. And if you avoid the rush then you must go in the morning like 5.30 Am. Then you can enjoy the sunset view also


    Que: How many days in a week this temple remains open?

    Ans: It’s open all days of the week.


    Que: How much time will it take to visit this temple?

    Ans: I think it takes almost 60-90 minutes to cover this temple. 


    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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