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Lepakshi, Anantapur
(4.7/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Explore the stone-carved sculptures and monuments at the culturally significant village of Lepakshi. Walk around the temple complex, dedicated to the fearsome god Veerabhadra and constructed by brothers Viranna and Virupanna sometime in the 17th century. Inspecting its intricate stone work and some of the best examples of mural paintings of the Vijayanagar kings, and take in the nearby Nandi cow statue, built facing the temple's linga. Bring along your camera, wear comfortable shoes, and carry plenty of water on your excursion. Put Lepakshi at the forefront of your travel plans using our Anantapur vacation route planner.
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  • We just thought of a nice saturday morning drive and Lepakshi was shortlisted without much expectations..... We started at 6.00 AM from Bangalore and we reached the temple at 8.30 AM. I would say earl...  more »
  • Lepakshi is 130 Kms away from Bangalore in Anantapur direction. From the main road you need to take left and drive for some time to reach the village. The temple is properly maintained and it’s full o...  more »
  • Four of us (couples) made a trip to lepakshi from Bangalore during the first week of November and we found it amazing. Temple timings: 830 am to 830pm Open during the day. Car parking near the temple ...  more »