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Kandariya Mahadev Temple

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Address: Western Temples, Khajuraho, India
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Good temple

It has Large Lord Shiv Shivling.Must visit this place.All temples are within close to each other.Well maintained temples.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has Large Lord Shiv Shivling.Must visit this place.All temples are within close to each other.Well maintained temples.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the biggest temple in the western group and the also well adorned one in sculptures both inside and outside the temple

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Delhi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very beautiful temple, huge open spaces and lush green gardens. A wow feeling, praise for the architects of those days. These temples are well preserved even today after few 1000 years. Ideal to take a guide to understand the history.

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Ohope, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, just visited here as it was in my itinerary. Not so excellent for a foreign national to visit this place. I had to because spending three days is here quiet hard.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Architecture is perhaps India's greatest glory. Among the most-renowned monuments are many cave temples hewn from rock

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Khajuraho Temple of the most important to visit know your history and culture Best temple of the know kamasutra culture

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the mahadev temple is the best in khajuraho and is a world apart from the other temples and i had a great time

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of the better temples in the complex. Very tall, more and finer detail than the others. Worth significant time browsing all sides with binoculars. There are a few unique sexual positions carved in this one but tricky to find. Recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

From erotic, to fauna & flora, beautiful women and many elephants the carvings are exquisite. Tall steps to get into shrine & shoes must be taken off but not for outside.takes about 30 mins to fully appreciate

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

The carvings in the temple are simply amazing. A photographer's delight. Contrary to popular belief, the statues are not all erotic, only around 20% may be erotic. They need to be pointed out by the guide in most places. The stories behind the statues and the structure need to be understood. Very well maintained by the Archaeological Society.

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