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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 Things to Do in Khajuraho

Nandi Shrine, more

The pavilion enshrines a massive (2.2 m long and 1.8 m high) image of NANDI, the bull- vehicle of SIVA, which faces the main deity of Visvanatha temple.
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Feb 16, 2008

Eastern Group - stone masons

Wherever there is stone, there are stone masons chipping away at large blocks by hand. These guys at the eastern Jain temples were making a new stone path around the compound.
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Jun 17, 2007

Shiv Sagar

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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Jun 17, 2007

Western Group - Parvati Temple

This small temple stands near the middle of the compound. Its name is probably incorrect, since it was originally dedicated to Vishnu and now has an image of Ganga riding on the back of a crocodile. ...
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Jun 17, 2007

Western Group - Mahadeva Temple

This is a small temple inbetween the Kandariya Mahadeva and Devi Jagadamba temples. It houses one of Khajuraho's best sculptures - a fine sardula figure caressing a lion.
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Jun 17, 2007

Western Group - Kandariya Mahadeva Temple sanctum

The dark and plain garbhagriha (inner sanctum), symbolising a womb, houses a linga, the phallic symbol and principal object of worship in all Shiva temples.
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Western Group - Matangesvara Temple

This temple is next to the Lakshman Temple and is outside the main enclosure because it's still in everyday use. It is dedicated to Lord Siva and contains a 2.5m high Siva-linga.
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Jun 17, 2007

Western Group - Lakshmi Temple

This is the first temple you'll come to if you head to your left after entering the compound. It is one of the smallest temples within the compound.
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Southern Group of Temples

Within the Southern group there are only two temples, Duladeo and Chaturbhuj which are both Hindu temples.
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Jan 14, 2007

Vamana Temple

North of the Brahma Temple is the Vamana Temple. This temple displays carvings in the form of apsaras in very sensuous stances.
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Jan 14, 2007

The Shrines

From the Western Group of temples you can see the East Row of shrines. These are built from granite and are connected to the Brahmanical group. They date back to between the 8th and 14th century.
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Jan 14, 2007

Shantinagh Temple

The Shantinagh Temple is one of the Jain Temples in the Eastern Group. All the temples in this group have elaborate carvings but minus the erotic style found in the Western Group.
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Jan 14, 2007

Adinath Temple

The Adinath Temple has just been recently restored and just opposite the Parsvanath Temple. The carvings of this temple run around in three rings.
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Jan 14, 2007

The Eastern Group

There is quite a mix in the Eastern Group of temples. They comprise 4 Jain temples and 3 Hindu Temples. The temples are close to the village and about 2 .4 km from the tourist centre.
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Jan 14, 2007

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