Khajuraho Experience: We went to see the famous Khajuraho temples which are about 1000 years old. The temples are in two major groups, the Western group consists of mainly several Shiva temples built by several rulers of Chandela dynasty and were built between 10th and 12th centuries, the Eastern groups are Jain temples, which were built by Chandelas but were given to Jains later and have murties of Mahavir and other Jain Thirthankars.
The temples have exquisitely carved. Sculptors parallel to non in this world. Words cannot do justice to the beauty of these sculptors, one has to go and see these for themselves to enjoy and appreciate these sculptors!!!
Food, sight-seeing and shopping: There is not much besides the activities connected to the temples. In the evening these is light and sound show at the temples that gives the history of these temples, Chandelas and the mythology associated withthe temples.
Also one can see folk dance shows at the MP State Govt. tourist center which was quite good and was performed by non-professional village folks.
One can go to see nearby waterfalls, Raneh and Pandav falls. Kanha National Park is not too far away and also the Bandhavgarh National Park Tiger Preserve is about 4 to 5 hours away by car.
A few reasonably good restaurants in town besides in the big hotels can round out the evening after the dance shows.
Activities & things to do: Already described above in food, sight seeing.
Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: One can go to Khajuraho from Delhi or Mumbai by morning flights which are very convenient. An evening overnight train from Nijamuddin arrives Khajuraho in the morning and is quite convenient.
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