Set against a beautiful backdrop of mountains, Khajuraho is another of India's famous temple towns which keeps attracting thousands of tourist and travelers on an yearly basis. The temples here are known for their distinctive style of construction adorned with fine sculptures and rock carvings and stand alone mini-monuments decorating the main structures of the temples. Apart from the temples, the town is also known for it's sight-seeing thanks to it's picturesque location.
The places to see in Khajuraho are primarily the temples. Decorated with fine sculptures and carving from the Indo-Aryan period ,the temples are divided into three groups:
The most well known things to do when you visit Khajuraho include:
Joining some of the well known Yoga Classes in and around town
Annual Dance festival which usually takes place in February
Taking some of the well known Temple Tours giving you a good idea of the ancient temples in around town
The Green view Restaurant: A neat and colorful restaurant. Ideal fro regular meals through the day with some wonderful North Indian cuisine.
Blue Sky restaurant: A rooftop restaurant that has a fine menu of Western and North Indian delicacies while offering a wonderful view of the western group of temples.
La Dolce Vita: A well known Italian rooftop restaurant that serves some excellent Italian and Continental delicacies and delights
Khajuraho is well known for it's silver and brass ornaments which are very famous and sell quick especially when searched for by curious travelers. Some of the places where you can buy these ornaments include :
Government Crafts Emporium
Language: Hindi and English
Climate: The climate here is characterised by blazing hot summers with a decent amount of rainfall followed by winters which are known to get really cold and pleasantCurrency: Indian Rupee