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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 feels amazing to see such majestically beautiful places, built as old as 13th-16th century and still standing tall with its charisma. Right from beautiful Murals at the ceiling to meticulously carv...  more »
  • The drive from Bangalore all the way up to the parking near the temple is fabulous. The temple is really a nice once. It's an ancient temple, well maintained and active. Worth a visit. 
  • it's a marvelous heritage spot of the 16th century, still intact. A must visit for yet another glimpse of history, architecture, folk tales of India.