Khajuraho is one of the most popular tourist spots in Madhya Pradesh. It is famous for its ancient temples that depict some of the finest art in the world.
The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a group of Hindu and Jain temples. Built between 950-1050 AD by the Chandela Dynasty, these temples depict various forms like meditation, spiritual teachings, kinship, wrestling, royalty and most significantly, erotic art. The temples consist of stunning displays of fine sculptures and exceptional architectural skill, making them one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India.
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The temples are categorised into three groups: Eastern, Western and Southern. The Western group is the most popular and has the best maintained gardens and lawns.
Kandariya Mahadev is the largest and tallest temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The whole temple is made from sandstone with a foundation of granite. No mortar has been used in the construction of the temple.The temple is known for its exquisite carvings on the walls, ceilings and pillars. The carvings depict all the four necessary pursuits of life - kama, artha, dharma and moksha.