Khajuraho

Khajuraho is most famous for its erotic wall, in fact just 10 per cent of the art is erotic or sexual in nature

Visit Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh

Khajuraho is most famous for its erotic wall, in fact just 10 per cent of the art is erotic or sexual in nature

Khajuraho is most famous for its erotic wall carvings are pretty much the beginning and end of all things touristy in Khajuraho. Situated some 400 km from Kanpur, Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh is one of the most popular tourist destinations of India.
Standing against the backdrop of Vindhyas, Khajuraho presents a magnificent view to the beholder. The sacred temples of Khajuraho are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Because of the sculptures, the temples are also referred as Kamasutra temples. However, unlike popular belief, the temples neither have any connection nor were inspired by Vatsyayana’s famous book. In fact just 10 per cent of the art is erotic or sexual in nature.

Tourist attractions in Khajuraho:
Lakshmana Temple
Lakshmana Temple is a huge stone temple which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The east facing temple is famous for housing more than 600 images of gods and goddesses.

Vishwanath Temple
Vishwanath temple in Khajuraho is famous for the beautifully carved sculptures of Shivlinga and idol of Lord Brahma. This temple is considered to be a UNESCO world heritage.

Kandariya Mahadev Temple
The Kandariya Mahadev temple dedicated to lord Shiva is considered to be a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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