Khajuraho, a small town is situated in the heart of northern part of the
state Madhya Pradesh in India. It is well known for its exquisitely carved
temples and sculptures, built during the reign of Chandela dynasty. The city
boasts of such exclusive temples which are different from any other temple
in India. This place is situated at a reasonable distance from all the major
cities and towns centres of the state. The temples of Khajuraho are
committed to various Gods and Goddesses like Shiva, Vishnu and Jagadamba.
These temples are a thousand years old and a live example of rich cultural
heritage of this place. These temples are divided in to three categories-
Western, Eastern and Southern. This place is famous for its traditional and
fanciful Khajuraho dance festival, attracting thousands of tourists from all
over the world.
Quick Facts Location : Madhya Pradesh Area : 21 Sq, km Trip Highlights : Khajuraho Temples Ideal time to visit : October - March Languages : Hindi and English STD Code : 76861 Climate & Best Time : The climate of this place is tropical
with mercury ranging from 47ºC in summers and lowering down to 4ºC
in winters. Monsoons start in July and continue till September. The best
time to tour this place is from October - March.
Khajuraho Air/Rail/Road Links
Khajuraho has daily flights to and from Agra, Varanasi
Railway Station :
The nearest railway stations to Khajuraho are Mahoba,
Satna and Jhansi. These stations are well connected to all major cities
Bus Station :
A well connected bus services and well-maintained
roads are there to and from the major cities of India.
Attractions in Khajuraho Western Group Of Temples
Western Group Of Temples are certainly the best known group of temples as
they possess the maximum number of typical Khajuraho temples. Temples like
Kandariya Mahadeo and Chitragupta are a proof of their exquisite artistry.
Eastern Group Of Temples
Situated at the bank of river Khajur, temples like Ghantai, Adinatha, and
Vamana are the temples of eastern group. These remarkable temples are
adorned with rich ornaments and carvings attracting thousands of tourists
from all over the world.
Jain Group of Temples
known as Southern Group Of Temples, they lie on the south east side of an
old village. Dulahdeo temple and the Chatturbhuj temples are flaunting with
striking images of richly ornamented figures.
State Museum of Tribal and Folk Arts
The State Museum of Khajuraho is must visit as it displays a rich
collection of collection of artifacts, metal craft, wood craft, Folk
paintings, jewellery, tattoos and masks.
Centres in Khajuraho
Shopping in this Temple town may turn out to be a very pleasant experience
as it has many things to offer. Khajuraho is mainly famous for its unique
handicraft, hand looms,and miniature stone caved canopies of sculptures. You
can shop from the following places and satisfy yourself.
Famous Hotels in Khajuraho
Holidaying in Khajuraho will give you inner peace as, you will get to see
such beautiful temples that you have never seen before in India. Our hotel
services our designed in such a way that your dream of true luxury
experience comes true. Some of our hotels which will fulfill your dream are
Getting away from Khajuraho can also be a great fun as there are
innumerable places to explore. Magnificent forts, palaces and museums are
waiting for you to explore them making your trip unforgettable one ever.
Ajaygarh fort (80 km) Dhubela Museum (57 km) Rajgarh palace (25 km)