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Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Khajuraho

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
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The largest Hindu temple in the area, Kandariya Mahadev Temple offers a revealing insight into the history of India. Built in the shape of a cave, resembling Himalayas where it’s believed that Lord Shiva resides, it represents a true artistic masterpiece. Visit the temple and attend some of the rituals from the medieval period which you can’t see anywhere else, such as regular prayers, and group meals that represent offering a sacrifice. Take some time and look closely at the carved statues, the architecture, and fine details. Take a tour guide in case you want to learn more about history and the customs of the temple and the locals. Using our world travel planner, Khajuraho attractions like Kandariya Mahadev Temple can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Specially in the night with the light show it look great and You have to be there in the evening to get a glimpse of it. Make sure you take enough water with you as it is get hotter during the day tim...  read more »
  • With a real local guide, thousand marvels discovered. A group of temple dedicated to diifferantes deities make a big detour to come, because it's beautiful and little tourist
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  • This temple is the biggest and most maintained in the complex. Spend some time to see the carvings and sculptures at this temple. This gives a very good insight into the culture, art and science of th...  read more »
  • This temple is dedicated to lord Shiva. In Kajuraho there is series of temples and this is one of them. You'll appreciate the architecture of all the temple.
  • This temple is located right adjoining to Lakshmana temple almost similar, little elevated and great view! This is without any doubt the prime attraction of the group of temples. The carvings are pretty intricate and are much more detailed than other temples around!
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  • what an awesome place .. if you are spiritual then you must see this place ..
  • Very good place
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