21 Sq KM
October to March
Khajuraho is a city of central India that is rich in temples which are carved through stones. Many year's back this city was a huge city of Chandel as it was during the time when medieval Rajput was ruling central India. However, today it has turned into a very small village. It is the city that holds Indian religion as well as culture. This is because it holds Hindu culture as well as art in the form of engraving on the stones through craftsmen that too long back.
Kandariya Mahadeva Temple is one of the worth visiting temples of Khajuraho. You will see that there are around 226 figures in the interior of temple and around 646 figures in the exterior of the temple. At the entrance of the temple there is Ganesha and then 7 Matrika. The first Matrika will be seen only after the completion of one round. There are images of Ganesha, Shiva Virabhadra, and Matrik as. These images enhance the look of the temple. The layout as well as the design of the temple is exceptional and made up of coarse granite. This temple comprises of sixty-seven peripheral shrines and of them there are only thirty-five that’s till continue to be there. There are small cells for the shrines which comprises of small doorways. The major captivating things of this temple are the shrine that is at the entrance. Laxman Temple is one of the oldest temple as well as initial temples of Khajuraho. The temple is basically devoted to Vaishnava. At this temple, there are shrines as well as jagati which comprises of moving display of hunting and also battle scenes. There are also scenes of horses, elephants, and soldiers. Apart from this, the temple comprises of entrance porch, sanctum, vestibule, mandapa, etc. The interiors of the temple are breathtaking.
Khajuraho as daily domestic flights to and from Agra, Varanasi and Kathmandu, Delhi. By Train: The nearest railway stations to Khajuraho are Mahoba, Satna, and Jhansi. All of these are well connected to most of the major cities of India.