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Address: Western Temples, Khajuraho, India

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Lakshmana Temple, Khajuraho

This Temple also belongs to the western Group of Temples of Khajuraho. Carved out of Sand Stone, it stands very gracefully.This is very,very intricately carved. This is a Jain... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This Temple also belongs to the western Group of Temples of Khajuraho. Carved out of Sand Stone, it stands very gracefully.This is very,very intricately carved. This is a Jain Temple.

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

It was a real pleasure fro a history, traditions and culture lover as me to visit this temple. I loved it !

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Howrah, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

After entering the western group site this is the first temple.Though this temple is famous for their erotic content, in actuality, such sculptures are quite few and no more than 10 -15% of the total work. Great architecture and magficant examples of sculpture of that Chandela period. Lakshmana Temple is one of the best temple in western group.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Stone Beauties wrapped in mystery unfolded after thousand years. Khajuraho has Western, Eastern and Southern temple clusters. All nearby but west is the major attraction. East has jain temple smaller in no. While south has a excavation temple area. That is also an interesting place to visit in case you are interested in how ASI works and resorts heritage.Overall there... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This Hindu Temple complex is the jewel in the crown. Go with a good guide or take the audio tour.- it's not about the erotica but more about the entire Hindu philosophy

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Springfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

All of the temples in this area must be visited, if you are anywhere close by. I recommend spending at least one full day here. The shops in town will definitely bargain, and all is within easy walking distance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Upon entering the western group site the first temple you reach along the path is this one. It is quite large and like the others is intricately carved and includes erotic carvings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

These Khajuraho temples are very interesting and it helps to have someone along to fill in the information about what these are all about. The construction is interesting along with the sculpture.

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

exclusive carvings. very peaceful and quite. Sound and light show is waste of money. nice location. all the carvings are great. sexual images form only 5% of total.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

King Yashovarman's crowning glory. One of the first temples you see as you enter, on your left. Though famous for their erotic content, in actuality, such sculptures are quite few and no more than 15% of the total work. The temple architects seem to have wanted to emphasise the purusharthas when building the structures for all activities of daily life... More 

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