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Dating back to the Chandela dynasty, this complex of 21 exquisite stone-carved temples is mainly famed for its Kama Sutra decorations.

Carvings

Intricate carvings from the 10th and 11th centuries cover every pillar from plinth to spire and depict battles, heavenly nymphs, banquets, musicians and, of course, erotic figures.

Visiting Khajuraho

Khajuraho's isolated position saved it from desecration by Muslim invaders, but air travel brings it within easy reach: it is just an hour's flight from Delhi.

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Suggested itineraries featuring Khajuraho

This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Khajuraho, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

Map of Khajuraho

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    Accommodation choices for Khajuraho

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Khajuraho. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    • Grand Temple Facing room, The Lalit Temple View, Khajuraho

      The Lalit Temple View

      First Class

      This modern luxurious hotel is spacious and light with stylishly decorated rooms, a multi-cuisine restaurant, spa and swimming pool.