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Address: near Hindupur | Hindupur - Anantpur Highway, Anantapur, India
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Lepakshi, in the neighboring state of Andhra Pradesh, is easily accessible...

Lepakshi, in the neighboring state of Andhra Pradesh, is easily accessible from Bangalore. The beautiful Veerabhadraswamy Temple and India’s largest monolithic granite Nandi (a bearlike creature) make for a great day-trip option.

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A glimpse of Vijayanagar Architecture

130 KM from Bangalore towards Hyderabad, new Hindupur, 16 KM from NH situated the temple "Sri Veerabhadra Swamy Temple" at Lepakshi. This place is in Andhra Pradesh. You want to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

130 KM from Bangalore towards Hyderabad, new Hindupur, 16 KM from NH situated the temple "Sri Veerabhadra Swamy Temple" at Lepakshi. This place is in Andhra Pradesh. You want to visit on a Sunny day and need 2-3hrs to do justice to this place. Road is good. We went by Car. First you encounter a gigantic bull in couchant position... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to visit this beautiful place, which has rich history and culture. Nandi sculpture is nice and huge. Not recommended to visit during summer as it can get quite hot ( above 40 degrees ) Carry lots of water with you as you can get tired walking all around the temples. You can find lots of guides around, for... More 

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Noida, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is OK for day trip from banaglore. Nothing much to see there. Go in winters as the stones become really hot during Summer months

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful temple in Anantpur close to Bangalore known for its architecture. It is around 120 km from bangalore perfect for a long drive. You can get some great shots at this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is one of the good places to visit for half a day trip from Bangalore. Nice architecture . Good place for photography. You can start early morning from Bangalore and can visit Nandini hills on the way to Lepakshi. It is better go there before noon as it gets too hot after 11am.

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Mysuru (Mysore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit over a weekend. We started from Mysore at around 0630 hrs and crossed Bangalore around 0900 hrs. The Bellary road (Bangalore - Hyderabad NH7) is very good!!! We reached Lepakshi around 1130 hrs and checked in at the Lepakshi Haritha Hotel run by the Telangana Tourism Dept. The hotel is adjacent to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Legends say Jatayu fell here fighting with Ravana trying to rescue Sita during Ramayana era. Ravana taunted a heavily injured Jatayu as "Le Pakshi" roughly translates as "yo/ hey birdie". Hence the name. 120km away from Bangalore on Hyderabad highway in a quaint sleepy village-town in Ananthpur district of Andhra Pradesh, Lepakshi boasts of ancient heritage archeology and culture. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a day! We started from home at Brookefield at 7:45 am and drove straight to Chalukya for a heavy breakfast of Dosas and coffee. At 8:45 we left Chalukya and took the Bellary Road to Lepakshi. Beautiful roads, amazing drive and perfect company makes your day. The highway was smooth as expected, even the road from Konkana to Lepakshi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I along with my friends visited lepakshi which is situated in anantapur district. In lepakshi there was a huge nandi statue located besides of the road. It is the one of the biggest statue in the andhra pradesh

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is around 100 kms from Bangalore. The road to this place is straight as an arrow. Good roads throughout but do watch out for High speed freaks. The first attraction is a monolithic Nandi on the way to the temple which is claimed to be the largest Nandi. Next the Veerabhadraswamy temple which is the main attraction here.... More 

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