Another world heritage site are the Khajuraho group of temples which defines the extraordinary breadth of vision and creativity of Chandela Rajputs during whose reign, 85 temples came up between 950-1050 AD, a span of 100 years. Each temple is sensually carved out of stone, celebrates the spirit of love and joy. Out of 85 temples constructed only 22 are remaining. The dance festival of khajuraho carries ones back to the times of opulent temple worship. The temples are ranked as the best preserved monuments of antiquity by the Archaeological survey of India. Granite and sand stone are used in the construction of the temple. The khajuraho group of temple are built together but depicts different religion which represent acceptability of different religion views in that century. The temple sculptures portraying kama sutra are entirely unique in the world and attracts tourist from all over the world. The one week dance festival of Khajuraho held in the month of February attracts major classical dancer and visitor from all around the world.
How to reach:
The domestic airport of Khajuraho is just 6kms away from the main city and offers regular flights from Delhi and Varanasi. Khajuraho has its own railway station and offers regular train from New Delhi to Khajuraho called Khajuraho-Hazrat Nizamuddin express. The road connectivity of the place with other cities is excellent.