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Lakshmana Temple

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Address: Western Temples, Khajuraho 471606, India
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What a architect!!

Its the major and one of the popular temple not only in Western Group of temples but also in Khajuraho. Having maximum numbers of erotic models engraved on the temple wall. If one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
debapati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its the major and one of the popular temple not only in Western Group of temples but also in Khajuraho. Having maximum numbers of erotic models engraved on the temple wall. If one really be aloofed in it, I am sure he/she will feel some reaction or sex starveness. Best time to visit is at sunrise or afternoon.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very beautiful temple. must visit for everyone. beautiful sculptures and architecture. situated in western group of temples.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

This is the first one you witness as soon as you enter the complex and the guide takes lots of time to explain the concept of the same The explanation actually sets the tone of tour and then one you go around the temple and see the life cycle going like a biopic the whole experience becomes GREAT

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Thank SumitPundhir
Noida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

A beautiful well preserved heritage structure. The details in the sculptured panels is awesome. Takes you back in the past

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

Lakshmana temple is the most fascinating temple in the western group of temples. You can hire a local guide outside the complex and bargain as much as you can for the guide fees.

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Mysore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This is the most well preserved temple. Along with kandariya mahadev temple, this has a lot of sculptures on the walls. There are 3 rows of sculptures, the first row being the gods Vishnu/Shiva The second row being the royal family and the third row being the tantrics and yoginis. On the walls you would find sculptures in erotic positions,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This is the best one in Khajuraho. Rich in architecture and big in size. One suggestion - visit in winters as in summers in might be difficult to spend more time here due to heated stones.

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Thank Nitin V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

This is part of Western Group of Temples where the Light and Sound show is organized. It is one of the finest temple and the first main temple from entrance. In my view, by size, it is next to Kandariya Mahadev Temple. The temple is very well maintained. Suggest to invest good amount of time (at least 30 mins) to... More 

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Bhopal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

I loved this temple especially for its story behind it. I would recommend to hire a tour Guide for this place as they can tell you the proper history and stories of the small statues built on the walls. It is scattered on the vast land, so it may take pretty good time to visit all the temples.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

This temple is simply beautiful and has all the elements of other temples in it. It stands on a high platform which you can see the whole garden . The sculptures shows every day life and of course has sexual positions as well but it's not just erotic sculptures.

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