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This Quaint Village In Anantapur Is A Trove Of Fascinating Sites & Culture

    What Makes It Awesome

    Lepakshi is a village in the Anantapur district which is a great place to have a one-day trip. As an explorer of history, you can explore the ancient shrines here. The temples of Lepakshi celebrate the might of Lord Shiva, Vishnu, and Veerabhadra. Apart from richly carved temples with inscriptions in Kannada and hanging pillar, the most striking feature of this village is the largest monolithic idol of Nandi Bull. This place is a trove of several fascinating archaeological sites, beautiful ancient temples, and rich culture.

    FYI: The village derives its name from Sanskrit language meaning 'rise o bird'.

    Pro-Tip

    It doesn't have an airport or a railway station. However, it is well-connected with through roadway. Many local state buses are available to take you from one part of Andhra Pradesh to another. Cab service is also available. The nearest airbase to the Lepakshi Village is Bangalore International Airport which lies at a distance of around 100 km.