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Address: Chhatarpur District, Khajuraho 471606, India

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Splendid architecture!

Splendid architecture! take your time to explore the temples of western, eastern and southern groups.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2016
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Mumbai, India
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Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Splendid architecture! take your time to explore the temples of western, eastern and southern groups.

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

one of the oldest temple in group, awesome work & architecture , still mesmerism us & give thought how they have built this at that time

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is against the backdrop of this temple that the dances at the Khajuraho Dance Festival are set. The temple has the Shivling & also his vehicle Nandi. An image of his consort (Durga) is also depicted. Unfortunately, the ongoing renovation prevented us from exploring the temple fully.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

The temple is undergoing renovation and so movement around is rather restricted. The scaffolding prevents a good view of the sculpting. Pay attention to the elephant on the right as you climb the flight of steps to ascend the plinth. The mahout mourns while the elephant crushes a man underfoot. When you are done walk to the adjacent Parvati Temple.... More 

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Pune, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

The wonderful carvings on the walls of this temple steals the heart of all the visitors. Presently, the temple is undergoing repairs.

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

One of the temples in Khajuraho. Well preserved and amazing carvings as in other temples on the site. Well worth the visit

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

This is at the far end of the Western group of temples with Nandi temple opposite to it on a large platform. Two beautiful stone elephats welcome us on the steps to the platform. The Linga form of Shiva inside the temple is still intact in shining black stone. The structure of the temple is towering with great architecture befitting... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

This temple is supposed to be the best among all the temples of Khajuraho. It's almost perfect and dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple was first built by King Dhang in 1002 AD. From architectural point of view, this is between Kandariya Mahdev and Luxman temple. Almost all the features of Khajuraho temples are found in this temple. No additional... More 

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

This is a great piece of work. Large structured temple in 5 parts from front entry to the main temple. Beautiful and large number of sculptures

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Bhopal, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

This gigantic temple is getting a facelift. It is nearly as big as Kandariya but follows a slightly different style. It has one of the most embellished surfaces rich with sculpture. The audio guide is a must to properly appreciate the nuances.

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