Khajuraho

Khajuraho, located at the Chhatarpur District of Madhya Pradesh State is the land of architectural pleasure where tourists can see ‘desire’ sculptured in stone. Temples in Khajuraho are renowned across the world for its sculptured erotic saga. The attractions of Khajuraho Tour are centered in its temples, because they are richly carved with excellent sculptures based on sensual and erotic aspects of human life. Among the 85 original temples, only 20 are left. Khajuraho is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Khajuraho temples can be separated into three groups based on their locations such as the Southern Group of Temples, the Western Group of Temples and the Eastern Group of Temples. Among all the three groups, the Western Group is most visited and famous one because of well-preserved temple monuments. This group is famous for its Hindu temples. The largest of them is Kandhariya Mahadev. The other known temples of this region are Chaunsath Yogini and the Vishwanath Temple.

The Eastern Group is known for two historic Jain temples of the Adinath and Parsvanath Temple. Chaturbhuja devoted to Lord Vishnu, and the Duladeo to Lord Shiva. These are the two most popular temples of the Southern Group. These temples are known across the globe for its sculptured beauty.

Khajuraho Temples opening hours are from 6 am to 6 pm. You should check the timings before visiting the site. You can also visit other tourist places in Khajuraho like Ghantai Temple, Chaturbhuj Temple, Raneh Wall Watch Tower, Javari temple, among others.

Situated in the Khajuraho village of Chhatarpur district in Madhya Pradesh, the address of Khajuraho Mandir is Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh. A few hotels near Khajuraho Group of Monuments, Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh are Radisson Hotel Khajuraho, Hotel Clarks Khajuraho, SYNA Heritage Hotel, Hotel La Capitol and more. You can use GPS to find the exact location of Khajuraho Temples.

The ticket price for Khajuraho Temples for Indians is Rs 30 per person. Foreign tourists need to shell out Rs 500. The entry fee for SAARC and BIMSTEC tourists is Rs 30 each. Among things to do in Khajuraho you can visit museums like Dhubela and State Museum of Tribal and Folk Art. You can also visit attractions like Beni Sagar Dam or Raneh Falls.

You can now buy tickets for Khajuraho Temples online from Yatra.com. The travel portal has made it easier for you to book tickets online for historical places, museums and sites in India so that you don’t have to spend time in a queue.


Did You Know?

*Khajuraho Temples are divided into three groups - Eastern, Western and Southern. The Western group comprises the largest and most indigenous Khajuraho temple, dedicated to Kandariya Mahadev.

*The temple complex has inter-connected rooms aligned in an East/West trajectory making it both easy and difficult to explore it.

About Khajuraho

Khajuraho, located at the Chhatarpur District of Madhya Pradesh State is the land of architectural pleasure where tourists can see ‘desire’ sculptured in stone. Temples in Khajuraho are renowned across the world for its sculptured erotic saga. The attractions of Khajuraho Tour are centered in its temples, because they are richly carved with excellent sculptures based on sensual and erotic aspects of human life. Among the 85 original temples, only 20 are left. Khajuraho is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Khajuraho temples can be separated into three groups based on their locations such as the Southern Group of Temples, the Western Group of Temples and the Eastern Group of Temples. Among all the three groups, the Western Group is most visited and famous one because of well-preserved temple monuments. This group is famous for its Hindu temples. The largest of them is Kandhariya Mahadev. The other known temples of this region are Chaunsath Yogini and the Vishwanath Temple.

The Eastern Group is known for two historic Jain temples of the Adinath and Parsvanath Temple. Chaturbhuja devoted to Lord Vishnu, and the Duladeo to Lord Shiva. These are the two most popular temples of the Southern Group. These temples are known across the globe for its sculptured beauty.

Khajuraho Temples opening hours are from 6 am to 6 pm. You should check the timings before visiting the site. You can also visit other tourist places in Khajuraho like Ghantai Temple, Chaturbhuj Temple, Raneh Wall Watch Tower, Javari temple, among others.

Situated in the Khajuraho village of Chhatarpur district in Madhya Pradesh, the address of Khajuraho Mandir is Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh. A few hotels near Khajuraho Group of Monuments, Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh are Radisson Hotel Khajuraho, Hotel Clarks Khajuraho, SYNA Heritage Hotel, Hotel La Capitol and more. You can use GPS to find the exact location of Khajuraho Temples.

The ticket price for Khajuraho Temples for Indians is Rs 30 per person. Foreign tourists need to shell out Rs 500. The entry fee for SAARC and BIMSTEC tourists is Rs 30 each. Among things to do in Khajuraho you can visit museums like Dhubela and State Museum of Tribal and Folk Art. You can also visit attractions like Beni Sagar Dam or Raneh Falls.

You can now buy tickets for Khajuraho Temples online from Yatra.com. The travel portal has made it easier for you to book tickets online for historical places, museums and sites in India so that you don’t have to spend time in a queue.


Did You Know?

*Khajuraho Temples are divided into three groups - Eastern, Western and Southern. The Western group comprises the largest and most indigenous Khajuraho temple, dedicated to Kandariya Mahadev.

*The temple complex has inter-connected rooms aligned in an East/West trajectory making it both easy and difficult to explore it.

Monument Information

Address

Khajuraho Group of Monuments, Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh

How To Reach

  • Nearest Airport :Khajuraho Airport
  • Nearest Railway Station :Khajuraho Railway Station
  • Nearest Bus Station : Khajuraho Bus Stand

Opening Hours

  • Opening Time : 06:00:00 am
  • Closing Time :06:00:00 pm

Weather

  • Monsoon : Maximum: 33 °C Minimum: 26 °C.

    Summer : Maximum: 45 °C Minimum: 25 °C.

    Winter : Maximum: 19 °C Minimum: 8 °C.

    Recommended Season to Visit : September to March.

Facilities available At the Monument

  • Audio guide
  • Smart Phone App
  • Light & Sound Show
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Eatables

Contact Details

  • Shri S. K. Singh
  • Phone: 07686 - 272314
  • E-mail: sckhajuraho.asi@gmail.com

Ticket Information

Terms & Conditions

  • The e-ticket is not transferable.
  • Entry Fee is not refundable.
  • E-ticket cancellations are not permitted.
  • The Monument is open for visitors between sunrise and sunset.
  • Visitor shall be required to show photo identity proof in original at the entry to the monument.
  • Edibles are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed.
INDIAN Visitor:
Total ₹ 40
₹ 40 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
FOREIGNER Visitor:
Total ₹ 600
₹ 600 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
SAARC Visitor:
Total ₹ 40
₹ 40 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
BIMSTEC Visitor:
Total ₹ 40
₹ 40 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax