Wednesday, 7 September 2016

KHAJURAHO TEMPLE (KHAJURAHO) MADHYA PRADESH

India
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The Khajuraho Group of Monuments in Khajuraho, a town in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, located in Chhatarpur District, about 620 kilometres (385 mi) southeast of New Delhi, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Khajuraho has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples, famous for their erotic sculptures. It is about 385 miles southeast of New Delhi, the capital city of India sculpture.The monuments of Khajuraho has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 


Khajuraho is very much different from any other city of India. This place is not about religion and worshipping and deities but the temples of Khajuraho are famous for the eroticism etched on its walls in the form of sculptures. It’s a combination of science and art of architecture. These 10th-11th century temples have a very interesting mythology behind them that associates them to the origin of Chandela dynasty
Khajuraho temples got lost into darkness and were only discovered by chance. It is India's second most favored tourist destination after Taj Mahal. This temple complex is probably the largest group of medieval temples. Not only eroticism these sculptures also depict other attainments such as music and dance. Presently there are only 22 temples left out of the 85 temples. It is one of the most unique stone-carving works and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1986.

How to reach Khajuraho
By Air : Khajuraho airport has regular flights from Delhi,Agra and Varanasi.
By Road : Bus services from Agra , Jhansi ( On Delhi-Mumbai road ) and Orchha.
By Train : Unfortunately it does not have a railway station.The nearest railhead is Jhansi and Satna (on the Mumbai - Allahabad railway link).Jhansi is 175kms and Satna is 120kms away from Khajuraho. There are many trains services available from these two places for Khajuraho

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