Khajuraho is also known as “temple town” of India and comprises of largest group of medieval Jain and Hindu temples having erotic sculpture. These Khajuraho temples are also listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site and were built over a span of 200 years, from 950 to 1150. This city is one of oldest cities in India and attracts many tourists from different parts of the world every year. The famous erotic carvings on different temples are one of the greatest examples of Indo-Aryan architecture. So, if you are planning to visit tourist places in this town, then go through this Khajuraho tour and travel guide from Vacation Trip India.
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Kandariya Mahadev Temple
This temple is the most ornate Hindu temple, which is huge and regarded as one of the finest instances of temples that are preserved since the medieval period. It is believed to be constructed around 1000 BC. This religious temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was built by greatest Chandela king- Vidyadhara.
This ancient temple is one the oldest one in Khajuraho and is dedicated to Sun God (Surya). It faces east side towards the rising sun. It is well-known all across the globe for its brilliant architecture and has 3 smaller idols of Sun God.
Vishwanath Temple is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and abodes a stunning marble Shivalinga, which is the prime deity. It was built in the year 1002 by the Chandella king Dhanga. At the same time, this temple has large idol of Nandi [the Bull, the closest aide, attendant and companion of Lord Shiva].