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The resplendent, immaculately restored Hindu temples of KHAJURAHO are an essential stop on any itinerary of India's historic monuments. Famed for the delicate sensuality – and forthright eroticism – of their sculpture, they were built between the tenth and twelfth centuries AD by the Chandella dynasty, who abandoned the area shortly afterwards for more secure ground. By the sixteenth century the temples had been swallowed by the surrounding jungle. It took "rediscovery" by the British in 1838 before they were fully appreciated in India, let alone internationally. While …
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Khajuraho Group of Monuments

The temples at Khajuraho were built during the Chandella dynasty, which reached its apogee between 950 and 1050. Only about 20 temples remain; they fall into three distinct ...