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Kandariya Mahadev Temple

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Western Temples, Khajuraho, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This Kandaria Mahadev temple is one of the most iconic example of "Nāgar" style of temples which is northern Indian architecture of temples. Just an amazingly beautiful classic temple and evidence of rich Indian heritage, civilization...

Thank Karan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

marvelous piece of art. a perfect combination of architecture, sculpture and art. must see at least once in life time. best temple among all at khajuraho

Thank ravikumar65
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the big temple in western group. The sikharas and sculptures are excellent. The beauty is wonderful

Thank Jalaramaaih V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a temple of lord Shiva. This temple is made by Chandella ruller. This temple is taken by UNESCO. The surrounding of the temple is full of different sculpture.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Kandariya Mahadev Temple. Kandariya Mahadev Temple is the largest, tallest and the most ornate temple of the surviving temples at Khajuraho. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is great place to go.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this smaller group of temples are similar to the the larger and more famous eastern group. they are equally special and equally worth a visit. They were built by the same maharajah but dedicated to the Jains who provided the finance for the venture. You...More

Thank bandbh
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Who said pyramid are a wonder. I say these western group of temples are a wonder. Beauty and craftsmanship of the era is beyond words and imagination. One needs to buy a ticket to enter. My recommendation take a government approved guide for half a...More

Thank shivesh106
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Great architecture. One caution. Ticket counter closes at 5pm. So, even though temples remain open till sunset, one has to purchase tickets before 5pm.

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is also a big and tall temple almost to the size and beauty of the Lakshmana temple. In addition to the erotic sculptures, which are at a height and a camera with zoom facility will be ideal..( unlike Lakshmana temple where is is at...More

1  Thank Gajarajan1947
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This temple is biggest temple among the groups of khajuraho temple. This lord shiva temple was built by the Chandela king Raja Dhandadeva. More than 650 statues are installed in this temple. Nice and peaceful , well maintained lord shiva temple.

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Response from rukja | Reviewed this property |
Cost for full day is 1750 in total. You will be able to cover all the groups of Khajuraho temples / monuments.
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