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 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 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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Explore wildlife in Madhya Pradesh
Tour 12 Days / 11 Nights
Tour with driver to discover the wild nature of India with jeep safari in the national parks of Panna, Bandhavgarh and Kanha. Visit of the cities of Gwalior, Khajuraho, Jabalpur.
Safari tour in the land of Indian tigers
Tour 11 Days / 10 Nights
With the Tour in the Land of the Tigers you will live unique experiences by participating in the safaris in the most known national parks of India. You will visit the national parks of Panna, Bandhavgarh and Kanha.
Other destinations in Madhya Pradesh
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Gwalior is a historically rich and one of the most popular cities of Madhya Pradesh area.
Located in Madhya Pradesh, Orchha with beautiful monuments, both big and small, revealing tales of battles between kings and emperors
Kanha national park
Kanha National Park, located in the heart of India in the Madhya Pradesh region, is one of the most popular Tiger reserves in the world. Jeep safari in Kanha National Park.
Bandhavgarh National Park
Bandhavgarh National Park is a famous park in India known for its rich flora and fauna and is considered the home of the Indian tiger.
Panna national park
In Panna National Park you can admire some of the most interesting species of wildlife in India including the famous Indian tigers. Jungle safari in this nature reserve is an exciting experience.
Ujjain is the ancient city of Madhya Pradesh and an important Hindu pilgrimage destination
Jabalpur with its 100-meter-high marble mountains crossed by the Narmada River is a destination in India that will amaze you.
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