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Akka Tangi Gudda

| Hampi Village, Hampi, India
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Fabled Boulders

The auto drivers point out these huge boulders on the ride from Virupaksha temple towards the Ugra... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Payal G
,
Mumbai
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Fable of 2 cursed sisters.

This is a natural rock formation which has boulders placed in position which makes one feel that... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
Nikhil P
,
Vapi, Daman and Diu, India
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Apr 10, 2018
“Fabled Boulders”
Mar 28, 2018
“Fable of 2 cursed sisters.”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

The auto drivers point out these huge boulders on the ride from Virupaksha temple towards the Ugra Narsimha temple. These rocks are believed to be two cursed sisters waiting for eternity. Our driver said that one of the rocks was cleaved into parts by lightning...More

2  Thank Payal G
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

This is a natural rock formation which has boulders placed in position which makes one feel that the rocks are leaning on each other. The fable goes like these rocks represent 2 sisters who were cursed by a sadhu for using foul words for stones...More

Thank Nikhil P
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

They're giant boulders which are natural rock formations, precariuously placed. Legend has it that they were two sisters, who after roaming entire Hampi, exhausted sat with their backs to each other, started to bad mouth Hampi village, saying there is nothing in Hampi except rocks....More

Thank rakhsup
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Two giant boulders on the left hand side of the main road when going towards Hampi village. Local legend says that two sisters who ridiculed this place were cursed to become two stones. One of the stones has developed a crack and partly collapsed.

Thank rat_astro
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

It said that the two big boulders belongs to two sisters who visited and commented that the location is nothing but full of stones only. After hearing this statement by saint he got annoyed and gave shapam to become those two sisters to convert in...More

Thank parusharouthud
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

This rock formation used to be the two sisters, leaning on each other. Around 2009 one of them cracked and now the right one is broken in the middle. Impressive to look at and worth the 60 second stop on the way to other attractions...More

1  Thank Heiko L
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

The natural formation of rocks leaning on each other, is seen and considered as sisters stones. Well, one may miss this on the first sight. We were told by the guide and we stopped over there and took pictures.

Thank YatriForever
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Reviewed 1 February 2016

Akka-Tangi Gudda (sister stones) are seen on the to Hampi village from Underground Shiva temple, one can not miss two massive stones/ boulders that leaning against each other, making an archway like formation. It is seen on the left side of the main road when...More

2  Thank ASMTRIP
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