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Khajuraho Temple - Madhya Pradesh - North India

The Khajuraho temple is a group of temples that are of Hindu, Jain and Buddhist temples situated in Madhya Pradesh. This temple is regarded as one of the UNESCO world heritage sites. The Khajuraho temple is situated in Madhya Pradesh at the small town of Khajuraho.

Specialty

The temple site is located within the Vindhya mountain range. This temple was built to reflect the ancient culture of building temples at places where the Gods love to pray. Among all the monuments, the Kandariya Mahadev temple is the most visited.

history

The Khajuraho temples were built during the rule of the Chandela dynasty. All the three temple monuments were constructed in the 10th century simultaneously. Historians state that these temple monuments depicts the respect and tolerance different religions have for each other

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Timings

The temples are open from visiting from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm.

Dress code

No specific dress code is recommended for a visit to this temple. Still, costumes covering upper arms and legs are suggested as a mark of respect to the temple customs.

Festivals

The Khajuraho Dance festival happens at the site of the Khajuraho temples in the background

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