Lepakshi, a small town located in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh has a famous verabadhra Swamy temple dated back to 1583. This temple was built by two brothers Viranna and Virupanna. This temple is famous for this marvellous architectures and resembles Vijayanagara architectural style.
Near to the main temple, a mile away there was a huge Nandi built with single granite stone is the biggest Nandi in the country and it adds a major attraction for the temple. Viranna an Virupanna carved a big nagalinga out if a single stone while their mother was preparing food for them.
There are about 70 pillars in the temple and 1 pillar don’t stand on the ground. This hanging pillar is a wonder to all the tourists. Once a British engineer tried to move the pillar to know its secrets, then all the structure of the temple started to shake and he left that and ran away.
How to reach Lepakshi temple?
Lepakshi is well connected with all the nearby cities. Lepakshi is 14kms away from hindupur and 125kms from Bangalore.
Prefer to visit this temple in the early morning as the whole temple is built with stone and you will not be permitted to wear shoes.