Chandela Dynasty TemplesApprox. Time: 1 hours
Activity Level: Easiest

These temples, which date back to 950 to 1050 AD, are world famous for there blunt depiction of sex. Many theories have been demised over time as to why the Chandelas chose to surround themselves with such erotic images. The most likely is that the dynasty was displaying life as they knew it, unhampered by modesty or Old Testament morality. The unenclosed style of the temples varies from other temples of the same time period. Unlike other temples, the Chandelas stand individually on a masonry platform, with a separate roof over each compartment and grouped in a way that is reminiscent of the Himalayan peaks. The temples are also built from east to west, with an entrance, an assembly hall, and an inner sanctum. The area surrounding the temples includes forests and waterfalls, which are equally beautiful and natural.