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Kandariya Mahadev Temple at Khajuraho(Madhya Pradesh)

Deities: Shiva

This temple dedicated to Shiva is the largest in Khajuraho and it dates back to the 11th century. It has a 5 part plan with an ardhamandapa, mandapa, a mahamandapa supported with pillars, the garbagriha and the pradakshina around it.More than 800 images adorn this temple most of them over 3 feet high. These images are carved around the temple in bands. The tower here is more than 100 feet high.

Access and Accomodation: Khajuraho

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