Khajuraho an ancient city of temples is situated in the northern region of Madhya Pradesh. It is a picturesque hamlet set against the backdrop of the captivating Vindhya mountain ranges. Khajuraho A popular UNESCO world heritage site, known for its ornate temples that are spectacular piece of human imagination, artistic creativity, magnificent architectural work and deriving spiritual peace through eroticism.
Khajuraho was earlier the cultural capital of Chandela Rajputs who ruled this part of India during 10th to 12th centuries. These finest sandstone carvings and erotic sculpture Temples are among the most beautiful medieval monuments in the country, were built by the Chandella ruler between AD 900 and 1130. After fall of Chandella dynasty, Khajuraho Temples suffered destruction & disfigurement by muslim invaders in this area which forced local people to leave Khajuraho.
There were around 85 temples during that time which reduced to 22. So from about 13th century to 18th century, Khajuraho temples remain in forest cover, away from popularity till it was re-discovered by British engineer T. S. Burt. The main tourist attraction of Khajuraho are Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, Lakshmana Temple, Manjeshwar Temple, Javari Temple, Chaturbhuj Temple, Vishvanatha Temple, Jagadambi Temple, Shantinatha Temple, State Museum Of Tribal and Folk Art, Duladeo Temple, Panna wildlife Sanctuary, Parsvnath Temple, Archaeological Museum Khajuraho, Raneh Falls, Beni Sagar Dam, Dhubela Museum, Jain Museum, Nandi Temple, Chausath Yogini Temple, Adinath Temple, Varaha Temple, Vaman Temple, Chitragupta Temple, Ghantai Temple and Kalinjar Fort.