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Kandariya Mahadev Temple

Western Temples, Khajuraho, India
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Ranked #2 of 34 attractions in Khajuraho
Type: Architectural Buildings
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New Delhi, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Not well kept as good as Western Group. However, must see. Better to take a Guide along to get to know the intricacies. You can hire an auto for full day. Will cost your 350 - 400 rupees. woth every paisa.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Paying a small fee to enter (250 INR), and walk amongst the beautiful temples, this particular temple is at the back side of the park, and the most amazing one, in my opinion, just gorgeous to look and marvel at. In my opinion anybody visiting will not be disappointed especially if you like history, from over 1,000 years. I would... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

By far the most hyped, this certainly lives up to its reputation. The visit to this temple is memorable both on account of the harmony that it symbolises and the grandeur it displays. We were informed about the philosophy behind the erotica but did not actually realize its meaning until we saw some of the copied erotic panels on sale... More

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Chhatarpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

this one a nice in groups of temple not only nice amezing arts of kama how nice visit and watch beside of the group also shiva temple every evening you can enjoy sheremony dont missed that

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

this place gives me a very positive energy......... i have ever seen this kind of shiva temple ......... :)

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This temple is a marvel of architecture. When you look at the structure and the sculpture, you can't help but think about the skill of the craftsmen and architects who built this magnificent structure. It was a really humbling experience touring this work of art.

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Bhopal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

The Shiva temple is east facing and about 100 ft high. The main attraction is the depiction of the sexual act in various styles, poses and moods - refinement and vulgarity, tenderness and lust. There are a fair representation of honeymoon couples.

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Gangtok, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

this temple does not have anything interesting except the shivling is worth a visit if you have no other place to go

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Magnificent structure, Actually there is no prayer in these temples but they are archeological treasure. Must see all temples in the complex.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

This is the biggest and the most attractive among the western group of temple. this has got some of the famous erotic sculptors. If you are short on time and can visit only one temple, then this has to be it.

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