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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Lepakshi by using our Anantapur trip planner .
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  • Awesomely beautiful, reminding us of the opulent heritage of the Vijaynagar empire, this place is a hidden gem, which deserves more showcasing than it has now. The beautifully carved pillars along wit...  more »
  • One of the less explored and hidden jewel is the Lepakshi Veerabhadra Temple. Situated in the Ananthpur district of Andhra Pradesh, the Temple is just 150 kms drive from Bengaluru – this is a worthwhi...  more »
  • Lepakshi temple is the most favorable place for History enthusiast and people who want to get submerged into the the deep details of the finest architecture on the 70+ pillars in the Temple compound. ...  more »
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  • Good place to visit. The temple near this place is also good. It's around 120 km from blore. And can be covered in one day. The road to the place is good
  • It is one of the must visit places with kids to cherish our historical moments. I always wonder how these kind of marvels have been built.It dates back to almost 600 years old. By visiting these places, I always wonder what we will leave behind for our next generations.The place could have been maintained better. They can collect a nominal fee to maintain. Overall, it certainly brings in some kind of instinct to be proud that you belong to India.
  • Great historical place. Nandi is spectacular. The temple is not crowded and clean. Needs renovation to build the dome of the center hall. It will be a memorable trip with friends and family. Takes about 2 hours to see the temple and the historic Nandi statue. Good work with the greenary.
  • It's a very nice place. Close to Bangalore 120 kms away. It almost took 2 hrs to reach this place. The road is awesome as it comes on Bangalore-Hyderabad route. After a long time visiting such a historical place left me in wonderful memories. Loved the way the temple was carved. The hanging Piller shows the skills of the architect. Learning about such a wonder gives a pride feeling about our rich culture and history.
  • Huge and beautiful statue in the center of garden standing tall seems to welcome you in Lepakshi. Quite and lovely place with well maintained garden and a small lily pond. There are 2 ponds, one pond is well maintained but other one was dirty bcoz of plastic wrappers and bottles.Nice place to spend time in morning and evening.

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