Lepakshi Temple Day Tour from Bangalore
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Product Code : AGORA213
Embark on a spiritual journey to the ancient Lepakshi Temple, located just a few hours from Bangalore. Marvel at the stunning architecture and intricate carvings of this beautiful temple, which dates back to the 16th century. Explore the many halls, shrines, and courtyards of the temple with the help of an expert guide who will provide insights into its rich history and significance. Enjoy a comfortable and hassle-free day trip with transportation and a knowledgeable guide included.
9:00 AM - Your guide will meet you at your hotel in Bangalore and you'll embark on a scenic 2-hour drive to Lepakshi Temple.
11:00 AM - Upon arrival at the temple, you'll explore the stunning complex that features beautiful stone carvings, intricate murals, and massive pillars. Your guide will share stories about the temple's history and significance.
Lepakshi Temple: This 16th-century temple complex is located in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh and is renowned for its stunning stone carvings, intricate murals, and unique architectural features. Some of the highlights of the temple include the Veerabhadra Temple, the Natya Mantapa (dance hall), the Kalyana Mandapa (marriage hall), and the Mukha Mantapa (main hall), which features 38 massive pillars.
The Hanging Pillar: This is perhaps the most famous feature of Lepakshi Temple. One of the pillars in the main hall is suspended in the air and is not touching the ground. You can even pass a thin piece of paper or a cloth through the gap between the pillar and the ground.
Nandi Statue: The temple complex also features a giant statue of Nandi, the sacred bull, which is carved from a single granite block and is considered one of the largest Nandi statues in the world.
1:00 PM - Take a break for lunch and enjoy local cuisine at a nearby restaurant.
2:00 PM - Depart Lepakshi Temple and start your journey back to Bangalore.
6:00 PM - Arrive back in Bangalore and get dropped off at your hotel.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.