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Private Full-Day Khajuraho Temples and Handicrafts Tour
"Meet your personal guide at your hotel in Khajuraho at 9am and begin your day with a transfer to the UNESCO World Heritage site known as the ""Western Group of Temples.” Start your visit with the Kandariya Mahadev temple the most popular and beautiful massive structure. It is a magnificent piece of artistic sculptural work decorated with over 870 statues and carvings. Stroll through other temples such as the Chaunset Yogini dedicated to the Goddess Kali; the Chitragupta or Bharatji featuring a lovely image of the 11 headed Vishnu; Vishwanath Nandi Lakshmana and Visha dedicated to Shiva
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Half-Day Khajuraho Temples Tour
"Between 7am-9am you will be picked up by your English-speaking guide and driven to the Khajuraho Group of Monuments. The Western group of temples contain the most accomplished Khajuraho temples with 84 towers the Kandariya Mahadeva dedicated to Lord Shiva and decorated with a profusion of sculptures with intricate details symbolism and expressiveness of ancient Indian art. It also houses Devi Jagdamba Temple with its sensually carved statuary. The temples are famous for their architectural symbolism and erotic sculptures.Afterwards your guide will take you to the Eastern group of temples that house the largest Jain temple dedicated to Parsvanath. Although the Khajuraho group of temples were built together they were dedicated to two different religions - Hinduism and Jainism. It suggests a tradition of acceptance and respect for diverse religious views among Hindus and Jains. Visit the temples of Brahma
From $24.00
 
Half-day Excursion of Ranakpur Jain Temple from Udaipur
"Your driver will pick you up from your hotel in Udaipur and drive to Ranakpur to visit India's Seven Wonders Jain Temple. Jain Temple considered as heaven on the earth is located in the mountain ranges of the Pali district. The Ranakpur Jain Temple was built during the reign of the liberal and gifted monarch Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. This temple is world famous for being one of the five most important Jain templ 20 domes 29 halls and 420 pillars. Almost every inch of material used in its construction is alive with lavish and delicate carvings and no two pillars are alike. The ingenuity of the layout is such that the entire structure is bathed in natural light that stream Parsvanath Temple
From $45.00

More Local Customs in Khajuraho

Khajuraho Folk Dancers

While in Khajuraho, we were treated to a program presented by a group of young folk dancers. Their program told the story of Vishnu through their dancing and music.It was quite enjoyable and they...
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Herkbert
Nov 03, 2014

How Much to Tip

Tipping is fairly common in India with the exception of rickshaw drivers or taxi drivers, unless you hire them for the day (although a few rupees or rounding up the fare is always appreciated). These...
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Aug 13, 2011

Khajuraho village

I cycled into the old village of Khajuraho where a young guy popped out of nowhere and started to show me around. He pointed out about the different buildings that relate to different castes (similar...
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Willettsworld
Jun 17, 2007

Ashoka Tree

Throughout this region you will find the Ashoka Tree. It maybe throughout all India for all I know but it is considered sacred by the Hindu’s as it is said that Lord Buddha was born under this tree....
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keeweechic
Jan 14, 2007

State Bank of India Building

The Old State Bank of India building is a government run bank and will change travelers cheques and foreign exchange for you. Their hours are usually 10.00am to 2.00pm Mon-Fri and from 10.00am to noon...
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keeweechic
Jan 14, 2007

Best Time To Visit

Try not to visit the town in summer as temperatures can get very hot and up to 37C. The winter months can also go in the opposite direction with temperatures plummeting to 4C. The wettest months are...
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keeweechic
Jan 07, 2007
 
 
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The Khajuraho Festival of Dances

This festival in Khajuraho is held during February or March every each to celebrate the famous temples. Some of the best classical dancers in India come to the town to perform during the 7 day event....
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keeweechic
Jan 07, 2007

Festival of Dance 25 Feb to3 March

The Khajuraho Festival of Dances draws the best classical dancers in the country who perform against the spectacular backdrop of the floodlit temples every year in February/March. The past and the...
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RAJASTHANBYCAR
Jan 28, 2005

Washing

Wherever you find water in India, you'll bound to find people washing clothes or themselves in it! The stagnant water of the Sagar (lake) looks really green and dirty but they still wash in it.
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Willettsworld
Jun 17, 2007

Local Bazaar

Just 5kms outside of Khajuraho, there is a weekly bazaar which is held in a small town called Rajinagar. This is held on Tuesdays and you can pick up some good buys on brass and silverware.
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Jan 07, 2007

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