Places To Visit In Lepakshi

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Places To Visit In Lepakshi

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1. Veerabhadra Temple

Veerabhadra Temple
Must visit 4.1 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 4
places to visit in Lepakshi

As per Hindu beliefs, Veerabhadra is a creation due to the anger of Shiva, when he stepped in to destroy the fire sacrifice of Daksha, after his daughter Sati the soulmate of Shiva, self-immolated in yagna.
Virabhadra was a brave warrior who blinded Bhaga and broke Pushan's teeth. On seeing his power and bravery, other gods ran away from the battlefield. They couldn't sustain the ferocity of his power.

2. Lepakshi Temple

Lepakshi Temple
Must visit 4.1 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 4
places to visit in Lepakshi

Lepakshi Temple is an ancient temple displaying the relics of Vijayanagara style of architecture with its roots going back to 16th century. The temple complex comprises of three shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Veerbhadra and Lord Vishnu.

3. Nandi Bull and Paintings

Nandi Bull and Paintings
Must visit 3.4 /5

2 km
from city center
3 out of 4
places to visit in Lepakshi

Located in the proximity to Veerbhadra Temple is another striking feature of the village i.e. idol of Nandi Bull and paintings. This monolithic sculpture of Nandi crafted out of granite stone measures 4.5

4. Shopping in Lepakshi

Shopping in Lepakshi
3.0 /5

1 km
from city center
4 out of 4
places to visit in Lepakshi

The village of Lepakshi besides being a cultural hub is also known for its handicrafts. Make sure you buy something as a souvenir of this enchanting place.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Lepakshi?

Lepakshi is a hub of rich heritage sprinkled at every nook and corner. To begin your one day trip in this village, your first stop should be the huge statue of Nandi and marvellous mural paintings. Make sure have a hearty breakfast at your hotel. Now move on to the Veerbhadra Temple to enjoy the excellence of Vijayanagar style of architecture. Break for lunch at a restaurant nearby and head on to the last but definitely not the least destination of the village i.e. Lepakshi Temple. Return to hotel for warm and delicious dinner and relish the beauty of this place.

How can I commute within Lepakshi?

Moving around Lepakshi is best done through the local bus service which is quite cheap as well convenient. Taxi is another way of commuting that may not be very cheap but serves as the faster way of transportation. However, make sure you plan your trip in winters to avoid extremely hot and humid weather of Lepakshi. Winters is the best time to explore the divine beauty of temples and savor the rich culture of the place.
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