Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Khajuraho – City of Beautiful Temples, Madhya Pradesh, India : New Travel Article, Contentwriter.in

Khajuraho – City of Beautiful Temples, Madhya Pradesh, India : New Travel Article, Contentwriter.in

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Madhya Pradesh is a colorful Indian state which is home to many culturally and historically significant towns and cities. In addition to    the  Architecture, Forts & Temples at Orchha, Madhya PradeshKhajuraho is another well known town.

The small town of Khajuraho was once, the capital city of the Chandela rulers. Today, Khajuraho lies in the plains of Madhya Pradesh and is more popularly known for its beautiful temples which bring back reminisces of the past and highlight the bygone era. Due to their fine detailing and architectural magnificence depicting the Indo Aryan architecture, the Khajuraho Temples have been declared a World Heritage site.

Khajuraho enjoys global appeal and is visited every year by thousands of tourists from all over the world who come here to appreciate the fine artistry, stone carvings and architectural excellence which was evident between 950 A.D and 1050 A.D when the region was under the Chandela rulers. It is believed that more than 85 temples were built in a span of 100 years and 22 of these original temples remain till date.

Here is a list of must-sees in Khajuraho: Beautiful Temples: Excellence in Architecture – divided into 3 geographical groups

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