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Veerabhadraswami Temple at Lepakshi near Anantapur

Deities: Veerabhadra

This temple dates back to the 16th century AD and is built on a mount. The shrine abounds in sculptural wealth in its intricate mandapams, The Natyamandapam has pillars with life sized images of dancers musicians etc. The monolithic Nandi here is also of significance. The ceilings have works of art too. The mural paintings hold the visitors spell bound. This temple is an excellent specimen of Vijayanagar art. Lepakshi is situated near Hindupur in Anantapur District. Bangalore is the closest large city.

Access and Accomodation: Anantapur, Bangalore

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