The lush green town, Khajuraho is famous for its group of Hindu and Jain temples. Being a UNESCO World Heritage Site, these groups of temples are categorized in two part- Eastern and Western groups. Being situated in Chhatarpur district, Madhya Pradesh, the temples in the town, built during Chandela dynasty, are famous for their nagara-style architectural symbolism and their erotic sculptures. It is said that the town used to have around had 85 temples by the 12th century. However, today, only around 25 temples have survived which are spread over 6 sq kilometers.
Apart from the temples, the places offer a lot more to explore. Its picturesque beauty will leave you spell bounded.
In this article, I have penned down the must visit places to explore in Khajuraho. Read on to know more about the temple town:
Duration: 2 days
Cost: Rs. 7000
How to reach: Khajuraho is well connected to road, rail and air. Most of the cities in India are well-connected with Khajuraho as it have good road network. The place also have good bus network. Many private and state-owned buses run from Khajuraho to neighbouring cities. Though town is small, still it has its own domestic airport. The airport is well-connected to most of the cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi, Allahabad and Bhopal. One can also opt for train to reach the destination. After reaching Khajuraho, either by air, rail or road, one have to hire cab to reach their hotel.
Best time to visit: Expect April, May and June, all the months are favorable to visit the place. However, if I would have to suggest, then October to February are the best months to explore the town.