Khajuraho is a small town in Madhya Pradesh. The place is famous for its various Hindu & Jain temples. It is a popular UNESCO world heritage site. Khajuraho’s artistic sculptures & architecture is the essence of Indian philosophical aesthetics.
Khajuraho History: Khajuraho had 85 temples spread across an area of 20 square kilometers. Now, only 20 are left in 6 square kilometers area. The erotic sculptures in temples here are an artistic marvel from the time of Chandelas. They ruled over 1000 years ago & built these monuments portraying love & lust. The temples were left under the dense cover of date palm trees. “Khajur” means a date fruit in Hindi. Hence, this town is named Khajuraho.
Popular Attractions: Mostly, people come here to see the artistic erotic temples. But, the place packs some of the greatest architectural marvels in the form of other Jain & Hindu temples. The temples here depict ancient armies, gods, goddesses, plants & all types of human forms.
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