Khajuraho is Located in the Chhatarpur District of Madhya Pradesh at a distance of 385 miles from Delhi is one of India’s most popular tourist destinations next to the Taj Mahal. Derived from the Hindi word ‘khajur’ meaning date palm, the quaint little temple town of Khajuraho is famous through out the world for its medieval Hindu temples and more so for its erotic sculpture. Built over a span of a hundred years, from 950 to 1050 AD, the Khajuraho temples represent the expression of a highly matured civilization and are the country’s unique gift of love to the world.
The Khajuraho group of monuments has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There were originally over 80 Hindu temples, of which only 22 now stand in a reasonable state of preservation, scattered over an area of about 8 square miles (21 km²).
How to reach Khajuraho: Though virtually in the middle of nowhere, Khajuraho is well connected to all major cities of the country. By Air: Khajuraho is located 5 km/3 Miles from the airport and has daily domestic flights to and from Delhi, Agra, Varanasi and Kathmandu.
By Rail: The nearest railheads are Mahoba (64 km) and Harpalpur (100 Km/62 mile). Jhansi (175 Km/108 mile) and Satna (120 Km/75 mile) are convenient railheads for visitors from Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, Agra and Varanasi. The Super fast Shatabdi Express train from Delhi to Jhansi takes four hours approximately.
By Road: Khajuraho is connected by regular bus services with Mahoba, Panna, Harpalpur, Satna, Jhansi, Gwalior, Agra, Jabalpur, Indore and Bhopal.
Road Distances: Khajuraho-Agra: 395 Km /245 miles