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Reviewed 1 week ago

Here there are few temples around three temples. These temples are in the northern group of temples The architectures are very good

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Biggest tample in khajuraho adorned with beautiful sculptures. I would suggest taking a guide to enjoy the complex in details. This temple is a part of the western group of temples. The complex is open from 6 am to 6 pm. Suggest visiting complex in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful temple with progressive carvings! One of the best temples out of all Khajuraho temples. Need atleast 2 hr to look at everything in the premises of western group

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best temples I have visited in India! The intricate carving and unique architecture make it a must see feature

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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing sculpture, masterpiece of ancient grandeur of india a world archeological site. I just don’t understand who had published nonsense all about these temples just for Kama sootra etc whereas I recommend one should always go to visit with family and see the richly carved...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Temple of Lord Shiva, one of the best among the Khajuraho temples. This temple is no different from other temples in architecture and carvings which depict the Kamasutra sex positions. Must go place ...

Thank Alok_Nahata
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

One of the gem of the MP TOURISM. The location was very well maintained. Such beautiful old temple are difficult to find. Wonderful craftsmanship. The GREAT GOD OF THE CAVE.

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Reviewed 21 August 2018

well maintained and worth viewing if u want to see richness and art of ancient sculpture.good piece of art

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

One of the most beautiful and well preserved temple in western temple group in Khajuraho. Though, I have few comments to make: 1) ASI is doing excellent job in preserving these temples, but cement slabs alone will not do their job! 2) Couldn’t find any...More

Thank ShashankA165
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Ther temple is just awesome. one of the best temples built by the Chandela dynasty.we went in summer. The weather was oppressive but we enjoyed the trip very much

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Usha H
28 May 2018|
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Response from CsSharma | Reviewed this property |
Dear Usha H, Kandariya Mahadev temple is one of the important temple among western group of temples. More than six temples including this temple are located at one place. If you like to study the sculptures thoroughly, then... More
24 August 2016|
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Response from Inder V | Reviewed this property |
A guide who is officially accredited to the Tourism Deptt will charge you around 700/-. You need to bargain their price. This fee shall cover all the temples in complex. You can find the guides just at the entrance of the... More