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Lepakshi, Anantapur

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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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  • * It’s a place not so far from Bangalore, so a relaxed ride. * Size of the temple is not too big, so the visit to temple will not exhaust you. * Little less famous, so the place is not much crowded. L...  more »
  • It is the oldest temple in the anantapur district.it is located 25km from the town hindupur.the god nandi looking beautiful and attracted everyone.especially we go in summer.everyone must visit this h...  more »
  • There are a couple of attractions around Lepakshi. The two we visited were - the statue of the Bull (Nandi) and the temple. They are almost co-located so, visiting isn't an issue. The temple complex r...  more »