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Khajuraho Info & Facts


Khajuraho is located right in the heart of Central India i.e. in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The village has a serene untouched look and boasts of rich cultural heritage. The top tourist destination
in India, the place is known for housing Khajuraho temples, famous throughout the world for their exquisite architecture. Built during the reign of Chandela Empire, the temples have sculptures that are realistic to look at.There were originally over 80 Hindu temples, of which only 25 now stand in a reasonable state of preservation, scattered over an area of about 20 square kilometres (8 sq mi). Today, the temples serve as fine examples of Indian architectural styles that have gained popularity due to their explicit depiction of sexual life during medieval times. Locals living in the Khajuraho village always knew about and kept up the temples as best as they could.

     
  State Madhya Pradesh
  Location Khajuraho is located in the forested plains of the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh in the region known as Bundelkhand.
  Climate Summer:   Min 21°C to Max 45°C, Winter: 32°C Max - 4 °C Min
  Average annual rainfall July to September is the rainy season. Average annual rainfall measured here is 45 inches.
  Languages spoken Hindi and English
  Best time to visit October to March