Khajuraho is one of the most popular tourist spots in Madhya Pradesh. It is famous for its ancient temples that depict some of the finest art in the world.
Built between 950-1050 AD by the Chandela Dynasty, these temples depict various forms like meditation, spiritual teachings, kinship, wrestling, royalty and most significantly, erotic art. The temples consist of stunning displays of fine sculptures and exceptional architectural skill, making them one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. Based on their geographical location, the temples are categorised into three groups: Eastern, Western and Southern. Beautiful, intricate and expressive, the sculptures of the Khajuraho temples will leave you in awe and wonder.
Do plan a trip to Khajuraho around February when you will also be able to witness Khajuraho Dance Festival. This grand cultural extravaganza is a stunning blend of art and architecture. One gets to experience a wonderful symphony of mesmerizing classical dance performances being performed by renowned artists across the nation.
Khajuraho Famous Spots
The temples of Khajuraho, no doubt, do get a lot of attention from the dedicated travelers but capturing the beauty of this place doesn’t stop here.
Situated about 20 km from Khajuraho, Raneh is a picturesque waterfall. Tourists from all over the country and abroad come here to enjoy the natural beauty. This is also a place to witness rare and breathtaking views around. The cascading waterfall looks stunning thereby giving an opportunity to the nature lovers to sit and adore beauty at its best. The waterfall is also close to Panna Tiger Reserve.
Panna National Park and Tiger Reserve
Panna National Park is completely engrossed by natural beauty. Beyond tigers, one can explore a variety of birds and animals here. The dense teak forest adds to its many charms and lends it a wonderfully mystic touch.