Khajuraho

Khajuraho1

City of Golden Gates during ancient and medieval period, now it is the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Khajuraho is famous for its architecture and statues in particular.

Khajuraho temples are the best example of Nagara style of architecture built on high rise platforms with extraordinary sculptures and provide great education to the research scholars and tourists.

Kandariya Mahadeva TempleKandariya_Mahadeva_Temple_Khajuraho is the biggest of Khajuraho temples. It was built during first quarter of 11th century A.D. Every section of the temple was carved with numbers of figures and designs.

Devi Jagadambi TempleDevi_Jagadamba_Temple_Khajuraho

Lakshman TempleLakshmana_Temple Khajuraho

Vishwanath TempleVishwanatha Temple

Parswanath Temple is the largest Jain structure and a mixed style of both the Hindu and Jain architecture could be seen here.

Khajuraho Dance FestivalKhajuraho Dance Festival1

Other important temples are Mahadev Temple, Santinath Temple, Chausath yogini Temple is the oldest temple structure in Khajuraho.

How to Reach Khajuraho :Nearest Railway station is Mahoba, major rail heads are Satna and Jhansi. Buses are available from Bhopal, Jhansi, Mahoba and Satna regularly.

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