Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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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This place is about 150 KM away from Bangalore. The best about the trip would be the 'Road way'. Driving 150 odd kilometers becomes possible in less than couple of hours! The destination is a temple w... read more »
It's a nice little temple which takes you imagination to those olden days. I personally liked the monolithic snake statue.
About two hours ride from Bangalore, Lepakshi is located barely a few kilometers inside the Andhra border (approx 100 kms from Nandi Hills). A perfect picnic getaway for the Bangaloreans. However, the... read more »
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