The Anjanadri Hills lies in Hanumanahalli (which means Hanuman’s village) near Hampi, Karnataka State, India. It is the birthplace of Hanuman. According to Hinduism, Hanuman was born to Anjana and thus Hanuman was also called Anjaneya, and his birthplace Anjaneyadri (Anjana's Hill). It is located in Gangavathi Taluk.[1]

The hill has a Hanuman temple at the top. It has about 575 steps. The temple has a rock-carved idol of Lord Hanuman. There are also shrines of Rama and Sita and an Añjanā temple in the vicinity. This place was known as kishkinda in Puranas.[2]

Hampi from Anjaneyadri Hill

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  2. ^ "Anjanadri Hill : ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದಲ್ಲೇ ಇದೆ ಹನುಮಂತನ ಜನ್ಮಸ್ಥಳ; ಪ್ರಸಿದ್ಧ ತಾಣದ ಕುರಿತು ಇಲ್ಲಿದೆ ಸಂಪೂರ್ಣ ಮಾಹಿತಿ Vistara News" (in Kannada). 10 July 2023. Retrieved 11 July 2023.