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Lakshmana Temple

The large Lakshmana Temple is dedicated to Vishnu, although in design it is similar to the Kandriya Mahadeva and Vishvanath temples. It is one of the earliest of the western enclosure temples, dating from around 930 to 950 AD, and is also one of the best preserved, with a full five-part floor plan and four subsidiary shrines. Around the temple are two bands of sculpture instead of the usual three; the lower one has fine figures of apsaras and some erotic scenes. Inside are excellent examples of apsaras acting as supporting brackets.

Kandariya Mahadev

The Kandariya Mahadeva Temple 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. Khajuraho was once the religious capital of the Chandela Rajputs and today is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India.

Vishvanath & Nandi temple

Believed to have been built in 1002, this temple has the complete five-part design of the larger Kandariya Mahadev Temple, but two of its four subsidiary shrines still stand. The large image of Shiva's vehicle, the bull Nandi, faces the temple from the other end of the common platform. Steps lead up to this high terrace, flanked by lions on the northern side and elephants on the southern side.
The sculptures around the temple include the usual Khajuraho scenes, but the sculpture of women are particularly notable here. They write letters, fondle a baby, play music and, perhaps more so than at any other temple, languish in provocative poses.


Standing next to the Lakshmana Temple, this temple is not within the fenced enclosure because it is still in everyday use, unlike all the other old Khajuraho temples. It may be the plainest temple here (suggesting that it was one of the first built) but inside it sports a polished lingam, 2.5m high. Early in the morning, flower-sellers do a brisk trade in garlands for the statue of Ganesh outside. People drape them round the elephant-headed statue, say a prayer and as they walk away the sellers whip the flowers off to resell!

Lakshmi & Varaha

Facing the large Lakshmana Temple are these two small shrines. The Varaha Temple, dedicated to Vishnu's boar incarnation or Varaha avataar, faces the Matangesvara Temple. Inside this small, open shrine is a huge, solid and intricately carved figure of the boar incarnation, dating from around 900 AD.

Chausath Yogini temple

The Chausath Yogini Temple is a famous shrine situated at Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh state of India. Located in the south-western part of the group of temples in the state, this temple is dedicated to 64 Yoginis who are the manifestations of the Mother Goddess.

The Chausath Yogini temple was built on a large raised podium which has an open courtyard with small shrines surrounding it. The exquisite stone carvings of this temple and the sculptures on the walls which portray lovemaking draw the attention of people from around the world.

Ajaigarh Fort

Ajaigarh Fort is near the historical town of Khajuraho, it was built by the Chandela kings. As the fort was built when their power was declining, the fort was meant to protect the people from the enemies. With a height of 1,111meters altitude, it has the projection of Vindhyas and the forts' hilltop gives a beautiful view of the rive Ken.


Kalinjar Fort

A hub of classic monuments and sculptures, the Kalinjar Fort has a magnificient history. This colossal fortress contains numerous temples and structures within it, which replicate the creative expertise of the Chandela dynasty. Like all other forts, this massive fort also is built for the purpose of defending the kingdom.


Jain Museum

This museum houses more than hundred Jain sculptures and was inaugurated in the year 1987. Located with in the Jain Temple Complex, this circular building is also known as Sahu Shantiprasad Jain Kala Sangrahalaya.

Jain Museum holds a modern circular gallery filled with statues of 24 tirthankars, along with sculptures of yakshis and other figures of Jains, which makes ones visit to the museum a worthy one. At the entrance of the museum there is two ornamented 'Makara Toranas' arranged on both sides of the steps definitely will win ones hearts.