Graceful Khajuraho

KHAJURAHO

A celebration of love and life
Graceful Khajuraho
24.8318° N, 79.9199° E

Graceful Khajuraho

  • Date Palm Khajur has Given Khajurajo its Name

    THE COMMON DATE PALM - KHAJURA - HAS GIVEN KHAJURAHO ITS NAME

  • Famous Erotic Sculptures

    THE FAMOUS EROTIC SCULPTURES OF KHAJURAHO ACCOUNT FOR ONLY 10% OF ALL SCULPTURES

  • Jain & Hindu Temples in Khajuraho

    THE KHAJURAHO TEMPLES BELONG TO THE HINDU AS WELL AS THE JAIN RELIGION

  • Temples Survived Destruction

    OF THE ORIGINAL 85 TEMPLES, ONLY 20 HAVE SURVIVED DESTRUCTION AND RAVAGES OF TIME

  • Khajuraho Temples Rediscovered

    KHAJURAHO TEMPLES WERE REDISCOVERED IN THE 1850s AFTER BEING NEGLECTED FOR CENTURIES

THE STORY
BEHIND THE NAME

The Story Behind the Name Khajuraho

KHAJURAHO:
LOST AND FOUND

Khajuraho: Lost & Found City

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.

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Reaching by Air

Reaching Mandu by Air

Khajuraho Civil Aerodrome is located about 2 km from the town centre and is well connected to cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Varanasi and Indore. Taxis are available from the airport to reach the city centre.

Reaching by Rail

Reaching Mandu by Rail

You can get to Khajuraho in a train by getting off at the Khajuraho Railway Station, which is around 5 km from the main town centre. The station is well connected to Delhi and Varanasi and (via Satna Railway Station) to Mumbai and Kolkata.

Reaching by Road

Reaching Mandu by Road

Khajuraho is connected by road to cities like Jhansi, Orchha, Bandhavgarh and Chattarpur. You can hire a taxi from any of these places to get to the city.

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