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Khajuraho is a village in the India state of Madhya Pradesh, located in Chhatarpur District, about 385 miles (620 kilometres)
            Though it is the temples & their erotic sculptures that first come in mind when we talk about Khajuraho, but they are not the only things worth a look here. There is a fort, a palace and a museum for those who want to delve into a regal & cultural splendor of the region. There are interesting lakes, waterfalls & beautiful rock formations that can charm any nature lovers whose ventures there & there are national parks and sanctuaries for the wildlife enthusiasts. For the casual tourists, who just want a break from the hectic life style of big cities. Khajuraho is a n idyllic place to visit.

Khajuraho has hot summers & cool winters. Summers during March to May have a scorching maximum of 46 C and winters during December to
February have a Freezing minimum of 4C. Monsoon associated with strong winds have heavy rainfalls during June to August.


The temples are grouped into three geographical divisions: western, eastern and southern. The Khajuraho temples are made of sandstone. The builders didn't use mortar: the stones were put together with mortise and tenon joints and they were held in place by gravity. This form of construction requires very precise joints. The columns and architraves were built with megaliths that weighed up to 20 tons.

Lakshmana temple at Khajuraho, a panchayatana temple. Two of the four secondary shrines can be seen. Another view These temples of Khajuraho have sculptures that look very realistic and are studied even today.
The Saraswati temple on the campus of Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India, is modeled after the Khajuraho temple.Today, the temples serve as fine examples of Indian architectural styles that have gained popularity due to their explicit depiction of sexual life during medieval times. Locals living in the Khajuraho village always knew about and kept up the temples as best as they could.
Opp. Shiv Nagar Lake
Khajuraho (MP) India
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