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Khajuraho
Khajuraho MapLocated in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho is famous for its unique temples that rate a close second behind the Taj Mahal.
Khajuraho, which has lent its name to a complex of exquisite Hindu and Jain temples, is a tiny town located amidst the forested plains of Bundelkhand in north-central Madhya Pradesh. The stunning temples that dot Khajuraho are believed to have been built by the mighty Chandela rulers in the 9th and 10th century AD. Architecturally, the temples are built in the north Indian Nagara style.

Khajuraho Facts

• Area 16.93 sq. km
• Population 17,62,857
• Altitude 257 m above sea level
• Languages Hindi and English
• Best time to visit October to March
• STD code 07686

Tourist Attractions in Khajuraho

Khajuraho combines history, architecture, culture & surroundings with scrumptious charm. It is a town that takes you away from the noise & pollution of the city, with its fresh air & scenic countryside. For convenience, the temples of Khajuraho are divided in to the Western, Eastern, & Southern groups. The Western Group, has 14 temples. The Chaunsath Yogini, Lalguan Mahadev, Parvati, Varaha, Matangesvara, Lakshmana, Vishvanath & Nandi, Chitragupta, Devi Jagdamba & Kandariya Mahadeo temples belong to this group. The Eastern Group consists of seven temples Jain & Hindu). The Parsvanath, Adinath, Shantinath, & Ghantai temples belong to the Jains while the Vamana, Javari & Brahma are Hindu temples. The Southern Group, contains the Chaturbhuj & Duladeo temples.

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