Lepakshi is a village in the Anantapur district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located about 120 kilometers north of Bangalore and is known for its historic and cultural significance. Lepakshi is home to several important temples and monuments, including the Veerabhadra Temple, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Veerabhadra Temple is a 16th-century temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. It is known for its intricate carvings and paintings, as well as its large monolithic Nandi (Shiva’s bull) statue. The temple also has a number of important inscriptions, including one that dates back to the reign of the Vijayanagara Empire.

In addition to the Veerabhadra Temple, Lepakshi is also home to several other important temples, such as the Papanatha Temple and the Raghunatha Temple. The village is also known for its natural beauty, with a number of waterfalls and hillocks in the surrounding area. Lepakshi is a popular tourist destination, attracting visitors from all over India and the world.