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Lakshmana Temple

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Address: Western Temples, Khajuraho 471606, India
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Very impressive temple

All the temples in the complex are very well preserved. The carvings are sharp with little deterioration. It rivals, if not exceeds the beauty of other temples around the world.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

All the temples in the complex are very well preserved. The carvings are sharp with little deterioration. It rivals, if not exceeds the beauty of other temples around the world.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is amazing what was sculptured almost 1100 years ago. People and artists who sculpted these statues were able to put expression in the eyes of horses and elephants too. You will need time to examine these details.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Lakshmana temple is part of the western group of temples and is one of the three biggest temples in Khajuraho. The temple although named Lakshmana ( brother of Hindu god Rama in Ramayana) is dedicated to Hindu God Vishnu. The entire temple complex stands on a high platform (Jagati) with four subsidiary shrines at the four corners of its rectangular... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, this was not so interesting. Since I had three days to spare in my itinerary I had to be here. It very common in all.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing beautiful temple.Must visit this place.All temples are within close to each other.Well maintained temples.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first temple as you enter the Western group temple complex. And your first glimpses of the erotic sculptures or which Khajuraho is famous or starts here. Beautiful temple.

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Delhi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the many temples in the Western Group Of Temples in Khajuraho. Speaks on their own about the dedicated efforts of the builders of these amazing infrastructures.

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Architecture is perhaps India's greatest glory. Among the most-renowned monuments are many cave temples hewn from rock

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

This is not a large temple in area but has wonderful carvings completely covering the buildings. It does not take too much time to see and is surrounded by lovely manicured grounds. The carvings depict many sexual acts and are complete with many animal carvings mixed throughout . Worth a visit to see the quality of carvings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

This temple is unequivocally the best preserved out of the 20 odd temples. Bring a flashlight to see the inner sanctum and especially bring binoculars. The variety of X-rated carvings is very impressive and will convey a very open society. There are many sexual positions explicitly shown, even beastiality with expressions of disapproval from the community. A MUST.

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