Exploring Khajuraho: A Journey into India's Cultural Heritage

Posted On : 15-3-2017
Tourism in Khajuraho

The temples of Khajuraho were established during the dynasty of Chandel sovereign. The temples are classified into three geographical categories - Eastern, Western and Southern. The western group is considered as the most outstanding one amongst all. The temple of Kandariya Mahadev which is about 31m tall, is one of the biggest temples in Khajuraho. There are nearly 900 statues placed inside the temple. It is devoted to Lord Shiva. The ceilings and pillars of the temple are fashioned in a graceful manner. There are three parallel panels on the exterior walls of the temple which showcase the deities of Hindu shrine display a finesse example of finesse.

Chausant Yogini is one of the most ancient temples that stands the test of time in the Khajuraho temple. It is the only temple devoted to Goddess Kali which has been built in granite stone. It is the oldest shrine that exists from the primal era since 900 AD. The Chitragupta Temple is devoted to Surya, the Sun God.

Therefore, the temple has been built in a manner that it faces towards the East where the sun rises. The sculptures inside the temple are chiselled in the structure of group dance royal sequences. Vishwanathan Temple houses the sculpture of the 3-headed Lord Brahma. The intricately carved exteriors of the temple provide for a phenomenal outer view. The Lakshamana Temple at Khajuraho is devoted to the Lord Vishnu. The illustration is a three-headed deity of Vishnu along with the heads of Varaha and Narsimha. It stands at a height of 9 feet. The Matangeshwara Temple is devoted to Lord Shiva. The architecture of this temple radiates a western style.

The Raneh Falls, located on the River Ken, is a natural waterfall. It is situated close to the gateway to National Park. It is an ethereal waterfall that came into existence as a result of the streaming of the Ken river over one of the ancient rocks in the world, the Vindhya basalt. The pink and black basalt rock offers a marvellous sight to the spouting rain waters. You can easily travel to Khajuraho by road, rail, or air. It is connected to all the major cities in India. India Holiday Mall provides a broad selection of enthralling tour packages for tourists looking to explore the archaeological sites of Khajuraho and admire the elegance of the beautifully carved temples. You can also contact us to learn about the various other tour packages we offer to all the major tourist destinations in India.