Graceful Khajuraho

27.49 27 Sep 2020

  • The common date palm - khajura - has given Khajuraho its name
  • The famous erotic sculptures of khajuraho account for only 10% of all sculptures
  • The Khajuraho temples belong to the hindu as well as the jain religion
  • Of the original 85 temples, only 20 have survived destruction and ravages of time
  • Khajuraho temples were rediscovered in the 1850s after being neglected for centuries

Graceful Khajuraho

Khajuraho is one of the most popular tourist spots in Madhya Pradesh. It is famous for its ancient temples that depict some of the finest art in the world.

Built between 950-1050 AD by the Chandela Dynasty, these temples depict various forms like meditation, spiritual teachings, kinship, wrestling, royalty and most significantly, erotic art. The temples consist of stunning displays of fine sculptures and exceptional architectural skill, making them one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. Based on their geographical location, the temples are categorised into three groups: Eastern, Western and Southern. Beautiful, intricate and expressive, the sculptures of the Khajuraho temples will leave you in awe and wonder.

Do plan a trip to Khajuraho around February when you will also be able to witness Khajuraho Dance Festival. This grand cultural extravaganza is a stunning blend of art and architecture. One gets to experience a wonderful symphony of mesmerizing classical dance performances being performed by renowned artists across the nation.

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Street Souvenir at Khajurao

Apart from exploring the architectural beauty of Khajuraho, this site is also famous for unique souvenir shopping.

Rajas' Cafe

Raja Cafe, a place to be while in Khajuraho, provides luscious cuisines from all across the globe.

Mrigynaynee Emporium

Mrigynaynee Emporium is the best place to buy a wide variety of state originated handlooms such as Chanderi, Maheshwari and hand textiles.

Points of Interest

Adivart Tribal and Folk Art Museum

Brahma Temple

Chaunsat Yogini

Chitragupta Temple

Devi Jagdamba Temple

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ACCOMMODATIONS

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MPT Payal, Khajuraho

Price: INR - 2490 Phone: (07686) 274064

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MPT Jhankar, Khajuraho

Price: INR 2290 Phone: 07686-274063

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Best Season To Visit

Best Season To Visit

The best time to visit Khajurao is from September to February.