Encompassing masterpieces of architecture, The Khajuraho Group of Monuments stands a class apart. The group of Hindu and Jain Temples are well known for erotic figures and sculptures depicting Nagara style symbolism. Experience sensuality captured in the hedonistic stone carvings. The human as well as animal form in erotic poses are intriguing. Built between 950 to 1050 CE under the reign of the Chandela dynasty, time has ravaged yet not diminished the charms.
While once 85 Temples existed, now lie few and only one where worship rituals are still practiced. The Western Group of Temples is the most attractive specimens. The annual Khajuraho Dance Festival is a fiesta of mesmerizing classical dance forms.
How to reach
Khajuraho is a small town in the heart of Madhya Pradesh.
Nearest airport: Khajuraho is the nearest airport with domestic flight connectivity while the closest international airport is in Varanasi.
Nearest railway station: The closest railway station also lies in Khajuraho.