With its unique rocky topography with heaps of boulders strewn around, Hampi attracts rock-climbers and trekkers, and is a popular site for bouldering as well. In fact, it is known as the bouldering capital of India. Bouldering, which involves climbing rocks, sometimes with the help of harnesses and sometimes without any equipment, is an extreme adventure sport. Adventure-seekers generally rent bicycles and set out to explore Hampi's temple ruins, stopping en route for rock climbing or bouldering. Some of the most famous bouldering sites in Hampi are the Hemakuta Hill, Matanga Hill and the premises of Tiruvengalantha Temple and Malyavanta Raghunatha Temple. Rock climbers can find the largest free standing boulders at Hemakuta Hill. One can also enjoy camping in the boulder strewn landscape.

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