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Travel to the Temple City of India - Khajuraho

By: Abhinav Jain | Mar 26 2012 | 390 words | 1343 hits

Khajuraho is a town located in Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh in India. It is declared as world heritage site by UNESCO. The town is famous for its beautiful carved monuments, Hindu and Jain temples. There are amazing carvings and sculptures made up of red sandstone inside and outside the temples of the towns. Many tourists visit the town to view striking sculptures and excellent work done by the artists.

The climate of town is pleasant and best season to visit in Khajuraho is between the months of October and March. There is tremendous arrangement of accommodation in the town with many hotels that provide all modern amenities and services to its guests. One can book different types of hotel in the town according to the needs, requirements and budget.

There are many tourist attractions in the town that are visited by many tourists throughout the year. Some of these attractions are Chaunsath Yogini Temple, Archaeological Museum, Lakshmana Temple, Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Adinath Temple, Dulhadev Temple etc.

There are three major categories into which we can divide the Khajuraho group of temples.

Eastern group

Some famous temples included in the eastern group of monuments are Parsavanatha Temple, Ghanti Temple, Adinath Temple, Vamana Temple and Javari Temple. All these temples are Jain temples and dedicated to Jain saints.

Western group

Some famous temples found in this area are Chaunsat Yogin, Vishwanath Temple, Chitragupta Temple, Lakshamana Temple, Kandhariya Mahadev Temple, Devi Jagdambi Temple and Matangeshwara Temple. All these temples are dedicated to Hindu deities.

Southern group

Some famous temples found in the southern group of monuments are Duladeo Temple, Chaturbhuja Temple, Dulhadev Temple, Beejamandal Temple, Chattarbhuj Temple or The Jatkari Temple. The temples are well- known for its amazing architecture.

Khajuraho is also famous for its Dance Festival organised from 25thFebruary to 2ndMarch every year. It is celebrated with zeal for 7 days. The best dancers from different parts of India come and perform in the festival. You can enjoy many dances of India in this festival like Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Odisi, Kathakali etc.

If you are planning a trip to Khajuraho and want to experience the beauty of its temples in India than you can book your customised tour package at Indiatravelbooking.co.uk. It will also help you to find best accommodation in the town at discounted rates. One of the famous tour packages offered by indiatravelbooking.co.uk is Golden Triangle with Khajuraho, Varanasi Tour.


About author:
Abhinav Jain is an expert travel writer. He has written many articles on tour packages in India. And he is currently associated with indiatravelbooking.co.uk as a travel writer.
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