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                                             Lepakshi

Lepakshi a tiny village of historical and archeological significance, located in Anantapur District of Andra Pradesh, 15 km from Karnataka border. It houses many ancient shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Lord Veerabadra. It is revitalising heritage site. Best alternate for a routine tourist spots. Glorious Kingdom of Vijayanagar is amazingly illustrated in mural paintings. One can sink into pleasure with the enormous natural beauty of this village. It is well known for the exquisite handcrafts. Nandhi Statue, carvings and inscriptions are the major attractions of Lepakshi. 

                                    PLACES TO SEE IN LEPAKSHI

Veerabadra Temple: Veerabadra Temple is the finest evidence of Vijayanagar style of architecture, located on a hillock called Kurma Saila. The temple is known for its antiquity and believed to be built by great Saint Agasthiyar. Some legends claims that this temple was built by Vijayanagar governors during  16th century. An excellent place for architectural puffs. 

Nandi Bull: Monolithic grand statue of Nandi is one of the largest sculpture of Lepakshi, located in the vicinity of veerabadra temple, measuring 4.5 m in height and 8.23 m in length, made of single granite stone is the highlighting feature in Lepakshi. 

Hindupur: Hindupur is a small village, renowned for its rich historical temples. Great Saint Sri ragavandrar mutt, Gayathri temple, Anjeneya swamy temples are the popular shrines visited by tourists. Surrappakunda Waterfalls is another attraction to get away from hectic city life and to rejoice.

Lepakshi Temple: An ancient 16th century temple one of the three shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva. There are two interior courts beautifully adorned with Lord Ganesha statue. Carving of the temple wall depicts various historical events and divine deities. Puranic  legends are seamlessly illustrated by the eight panels of temple which adorns ceiling of one of the temple hall called 'Hall of Dance'

                                  HOW TO REACH LEPAKSHI

By Air: Bangalore International Airport is closest one, located 100 km from Lepakshi. 

By Train: Hindupur railway station, located 12 km from Lepakshi is the nearest railway station.

By Bus: Several state owned and private buses are connecting Hindupur to major cities of India. From Hindupur, taxi and local buses are very frequent to Lepakshi.

Weather: Lepakshi will become  very hot during summer, Temperature ranges from 30 °C  and can rise upto 41°C. During Winter, 15°C  to 28°C . December to February months are best time to visit Lepakshi.



Best Time To Visit : NOV DEC JAN FEB
   
 
Theme: Historical

SightSeeings in Lepakshi

Srirama Temple
Durga Temple
Kurma Saila, Tortoise Shaped Hills
Veerabhadra Temple
Papanatheswara Temple
Raghunatha Temple

Near By Other Tourist Places


Lepakshi   0 KM near     
Puttaparthi   50 KM near     
Nandi Hills   54 KM near     
Shivagange   90 KM near     
Horsley Hills   97 KM near     

Near By major Cities


Bangalore  107 KM near     
Chennai  334 KM near     
Hyderabad  460 KM near     

Near By Air Ports


Bengaluru International Airport   75 KM near     
Mysore Airport   220 KM near     
Tirupati Airport   234 KM near     
Salem Airport   276 KM near     

Near By Local Cities


Tumkur  81 KM near     
Anantapur  108 KM near     
Bellary  185 KM near     
Tirupati  219 KM near     

Near By Districts


Chikballapur   48 KM near     
Bangalore Rural   69 KM near     
Tumkur   84 KM near     
Bangalore   103 KM near     

Near By RailWay Station


Hindupur Rail Way Station   13 KM near     
Gauribidanur Rail Way Station   26 KM near     
 

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Lepakshi Tourism
Puttaparthi Tourism
Nandi Hills Tourism
Shivagange Tourism
Horsley Hills Tourism

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Chikballapur District
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Tirupati Airport AirPort     
Salem Airport AirPort     

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