Lepakshi Temple Day Tour from Bangalore
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Embark on a captivating "Lepakshi Temple Day Tour from Bangalore." Delve into the rich history and exquisite architecture of the 16th-century Lepakshi Temple, renowned for its intricate stone carvings and the famous Hanging Pillar. Your journey begins with a convenient 9:00 AM hotel pick-up in Bangalore, followed by a scenic 2-hour drive to the temple. Explore the temple's artistic wonders, including the dance hall, marriage hall, and colossal pillars. After a delicious local lunch, your tour concludes with a return to Bangalore at 6:00 PM. Experience a day filled with cultural and architectural marvels on this extraordinary adventure.
9:00 AM: We depart from your Bangalore hotel and embark on a scenic 2-hour drive to the remarkable Lepakshi Temple.
11:00 AM: Upon reaching the temple, prepare to be enchanted by its stunning architectural beauty. The 16th-century temple complex is renowned for its intricate stone carvings, exquisite murals, and colossal pillars. Your guide will regale you with fascinating tales of the temple's history and significance.
Exploring Lepakshi Temple:
- Delve into the heart of Lepakshi Temple, located in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh.
- Be captivated by the Veerabhadra Temple, a testament to the temple's rich artistry and devotion.
- Step into the Natya Mantapa (dance hall) and the Kalyana Mandapa (marriage hall), where mythological tales come to life through detailed sculptures.
- Marvel at the Mukha Mantapa (main hall) and its 38 colossal pillars, including the famous Hanging Pillar – an architectural wonder that hangs in mid-air, allowing the passage of paper or cloth underneath.
The Hanging Pillar: Witness the extraordinary Hanging Pillar, a hallmark of Lepakshi Temple where one of the pillars defies gravity, leaving it suspended in mid-air.
Nandi Statue: Discover the colossal Nandi statue, carved from a single granite block and revered as one of the world's largest Nandi sculptures.
1:00 PM: After a morning of exploration, we pause for lunch, savoring local cuisine at a nearby restaurant.
2:00 PM: Bid farewell to Lepakshi Temple and commence your journey back to Bangalore, reflecting on the architectural and historical wonders you've encountered throughout the day.
6:00 PM: Arrive back in Bangalore and conclude your memorable day tour with a drop-off at your hotel, where you can relax after a day filled with cultural and architectural treasures.
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.