Khajuraho, India


The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a group of Hindu and Jain temples in Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh, India, about 175 kilometres southeast of Jhansi. They are one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. The temples are famous for their nagara-style architectural symbolism and their erotic sculptures.
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Heritage designation: World Heritage site

UNESCO Site Id: 240

Kandariya Mahadeva Temple
 

The Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, meaning “the Great God of the Cave”, is the largest and most ornate Hindu temple in the medieval temple group found at Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh, India. It is considered one of the best examples of temples preserved from the medieval period in India.
Address: Sevagram, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh 471606, India
District: Chhatarpur district


Devi Jagadambi Temple

Devi Jagadambika temple or Jagadambika temple is one of a group of about 25 temples at Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India. Khajuraho is a World Heritage site. The temples of Khajuraho were built by the rulers of the Chandella dynasty between the 10th and the 12th centuries.
Address: Rajnagar Rd, Sevagram, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh 471606, India
District: Khajuraho Group of Monuments
Number of temples: 1


Chaturbhuj Temple

Chaturbhuj temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The name Chaturbhuj is a derived from Sanskrit words चतु: = four and भुजा = arms, which literally means One who has four arms; and refers to Lord Vishnu. The temple is Date-able to CIRCA 1100 A.D.
Address: Sevagram, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh 471606, India
District: Khajuraho Group of Monuments
Number of temples: 1

 

Duladeo Temple

The Duladeo Temple is a Hindu temple in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India. The temple is dedicated to the god Shiva in the form of a linga, which is deified in the sanctum. ‘Dulodeo’ means “Holy Bridegroom”. The temple is also known as “Kunwar Math”. The temple faces east and is dated to 1000–1150 AD.
Address: Sevagram, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh 471606, India
District: Khajuraho Group of Monuments
Function: Hindu Temple
Number of temples: 1

 

Nandi Temple, Khajuraho India

The Nandi temple is a Hindu temple in Khajuraho town of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is dedicated to Nandi, the bull which serves as the mount of Shiva, in Hindu mythology. As a common architecture trend, temples of Shiva display stone images of a seated Nandi facing Shiva.
Address: Khajuraho Airport Area, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh 471606, India
District: Khajuraho Group of Monuments
Number of temples: 1