Veerabhadra Temple, Lepakshi

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Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Built in the 16th century, Veerabhadra Temple is a Dravidian structure with lots of paintings and carvings on exposes surfaces. Look for the colorful depictions of Rama and Krishna--these are scenes from the Ramayana and other epic stories. Nearby, you'll also see a large statue of a bull (Shiva's mount), cut from a single block of stone. Arrange your visit to Veerabhadra Temple and discover more family-friendly attractions in Lepakshi using our Lepakshi travel itinerary planner.
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  • This temple is indeed a masterpiece. It has awesome sculpture and wonderful statues. It keeps you mesmerized. The temple makes us proud of our ancient heritage.  more »
  • Lepakshi is 3 hours drive from Bangalore. A Beautiful temple packed with ancient history and many many mythical stories hidden in the architecture. One must read online or hire a guide once you are.....  more »
  • Famous temple. Beautiful architecture. Must visit place. You will see lot of amazing things in this temple. Oldest temple. Surroundings are good. This place is bit near to Hyderabad - Bangalore high way. If you have some time visit this temple. Well maintained temple.
  • Awesome place for understanding our history, temple architecture and the grandeur of art during the Vijayanagar rulers. Picturesque spot with couple more places around. Best bet for a day's visit near Bangalore.

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