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Kandariya Mahadev Temple

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Address: Western Temples, Khajuraho, India
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Amazing architecture

The Kandariya Mahadev Temple is the biggest of all and most popular. The entrance level porch is very artistic. The multi-level towers are massive and uniquely architected. This... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you see this one temple properly, you can feel you have covered most of the Khajuraho temples. Many details to look into. Having a guide will actually help you to understand the details.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Kandariya Mahadev Temple is the biggest of all and most popular. The entrance level porch is very artistic. The multi-level towers are massive and uniquely architected. This temple is THE well known temple of Khajuraho and is on a lofty pedestal. This temple has elegant curves as a whole and great sculptures of Hinduism, elephants, ornamented people and much... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the big temple found in Central India. What an architectural marvel built some 1000 years ago. It is a photographers delight. Don't miss light and sound and dance show in the evening.

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Noida, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the temple near to western group. Its a UNESCO heritage site & have a big shiv lingam. We visited there on shivratri. It was beautifully decorated & we get the chance to see shiv barat & other rituals.

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DELHI INDIANational Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is biggest or largest temple of northern group of temples. This temples are also having sharp beautiful carving through out. Good Place

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Szczecin, Poland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting the UNESCO protected Western group of Khajuraho temples visiting that one gives an insight of how the cult of the deities looked 1000 years ago. The place is full of devotees, and the huge Shiva lingam housed inside is very impresive. It is just few meters from the Western Group of Temples and it's really worth to be... More 

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Mysore, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A world heritage site... a must see place... every Indian should see the sculpture and the beauty of this place

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Pune, India
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This is the most exquisite and ornate Hindu temple I have ever seen. The carvings are simply mesmerising, one has to see it to believe it, no words are enough to describe it's beauty. One must make it a point to visit it atleast once in one's lifetime.

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Well maintained by UNESCO and ASI, one of the world heritage site. Glory, beauty design and architecture of an era and rich culture gone by. Must see for everyone to appreciate what India had so early and what its people were capable of.

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Temples are awesome, and the gardens upkeep commendable. It is a shame that someone tried to destroy the efforts of years during meaningless attacks in the name of religion.

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