Kandariya MahodeoApprox. Time: 2 hours
Activity Level: Easiest

View the ornately carved temple, which depicts various gods and goddesses in elaborate detail. This is the largest, and most typical Khajuraho temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, it soars 31 m high. The sanctum enshrines a lingam, while the main shrine depicts various gods, goddesses, and apsaras (heavenly maidens). The entrance arch, the massive pillars and ceilings are adorned with exquisite carvings.

Courtesy of the India Tourism Board