Kandariya Mahadev Temple

#4 of 10 things to do in Khajuraho

One of the most visited and largest temples of Khajuraho is the Kandaria Mahadev Temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple is the most celebrated and renowned for its architecture and art. Greatly acclaimed for its splendid structure, the temple stands at a height of 31.5 meters and can be reached by a flight of stairs, claiming it to be the tallest temple in Khajuraho. 800 beautiful frescos of women’s in various postures adorn the interior and exterior of the temple walls. The special feature of the temple is the magnificent marble lingam of Lord Shiva in the innermost sanctum, along with a mythical aquatic creature Makara Torana. 

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