KHAJURAHO
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    About Khajuraho
    Khajuraho India is located in the forested plains of the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh in the region known as Bundelkhand. The place is at a considerable distance from most cities and town centers of the state. The art of Khajuraho India attracts numerous visitors to it.
    BEST TIME TO VISIT KHAJURAHO INDIA
    The climate of Khajuraho India is of an extreme type. The summers are hot with the mercury climbing up to 47°C. On the other hand, winters can be very cold with temperature dipping down to 4°C. The monsoon starts from the month of July and lasts until September. The annual average rainfall is 114 cm. The erotic art of Khajuraho sees visitors pouring in all through the year.
    By Air
    Khajuraho airport is well connected to many cities in India, like Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi, Bhopal, Indore, Allahabad and Mumbai. All air service providers have flights from Khajuraho to other cities. International travelers can get connection flights to Khajuraho from Mumbai or Delhi.
    By Bus
    Khajuraho is one of the cities well connected by public and private buses. Private tour service operators arrange deluxe AC and Non AC buses to Khajuraho from various cities including Jhansi (172 km) and Delhi (596 km). Tourist deluxe buses will charge about Rs 3 to Rs 4 per km.
    By Rail
    Nearest railway station to Khajuraho is Mahoba which is located at 63 km from Khajuraho. Harpalpur is another nearby major rail head, which is connected to most of the railhead in India. It is nearly 90 km away from Khajuraho. Pre-paid taxis cost nearly Rs 1200 from Mahoba and Rs 2000 from Khajuraho.
    By Road
    There is a good network of roads that connects Khajuraho to Agra (395kms), Jhansi (on the Delhi - Mumbai road link), Orchha.
    Western group of temples
    Sculptures on these temples are the biggest of all tourist attractions in Khajuraho. The temples of this group cluster near the left of the entrance. The Kandariya Mahadeo temples are the largest and architecturally most perfect. Here lie the ruins of Chausath Yogini Temple, which is believed to the oldest in Khajuraho. Matangeshwar Temple features a huge Yoni pierced by a 2.5mtrs Lingam. This is the only temple, which is still worshipped.
    Eastern group of temples:
    These temples stand on the bank of the river Khajur. Javari Temple, Vamana Temple, Brahma and Hanuman Temple are the notable ones..
    Jain group of temples
    The Jain groups of temples are also referred as Southern group of temples as they lie on the southeast side of the old village. Parsvanath Temple is the most reputed of all of them.
    Panna National Park:
    Only 25kms away from Khajuraho, the national park sprawls over an area of 543 sq. km. along the eastern bank of the Ken River. Gurgling brooks and chirpy waterfalls make a perfect setting for the exotic wild lives including tigers.
    Rane Falls:
    Some 20kms away from Khajuraho, the Ken River plunges down to a 5 km long, 30mtrs deep canyon, giving birth to the spectacular Rane Falls. The crystalline granites on the backdrop present a mesmerizing pallet of color from pink to gray.