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  • Khajuraho - Description of the City
  • Getting to Khajuraho

Khajuraho - Khajuraho was once the capital of the Chandela Rajputs of Bundelkhand. It is home to the world famous 10th century Khajuraho temples. These temples represent some of the most exquisite specimens of medieval Hindu architecture and sculpture in the country. Famous for its temples that are India's unique gift to the world, representing, as they do, a paean to life, to love, to joy, perfect in execution and sublime in expression. Life, in every form and mood, has been captured in stone, testifying not only to the craftsman's artistry but also to the extraordinary breadth of vision of the Chandela Rajputs under whose rule the temples were conceived and constructed in the short span of a hundred yeas, from 950-1050 AD, in a truly inspired burst of creativity.

  • By Air -- There are daily flights from Varanasi and Delhi.
  • By Rail -- Khajuraho is connected to Delhi, Agra and Jhansi by the super fast Shatabdi express train.
  • By Road -- The nearest railheads Jhansi 180 kms away from Khajuraho.

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