Khajuraho Travel Destinations
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 Chandelas 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.
Monuments / Historical Places / Sightseeing in Khajuraho
This place is well known for temples and some of the temples that are worth visiting are:
Kandariya Mahadeva Temple:
Kandariya Mahadeva Temple is one of the worth visiting temple 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. In the enterance 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 Matrikas. These images enhance the look of the temple.
Chausath yogini 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 still 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.
Lakshmana 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, sanctrum, vestibule, mandapa, etc. The interiors of the temple are breathtaking.
In case you like to know about Indian culture as well as religion Khajurao is the place to visit. The air service of Khajurao is well connected with Delhi, Agra, Katmandu and Varanasi. There are two railways station close to Khajuroa which you can take advantage of that is Harpalpur and Mahoba. If you do not prefer to travel through airways or railways then you can go for roadways which are well connected to major cities. For this you can hire private car which will not only help you reaching to Khajuraho but also explore the attractions of this city.
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