This is a small town in the district of Chhatarpur in the state of Madhya Pradesh located in the central part of India. Famous for housing numerous temples belonging to the Hindu as well as the Jain religion, this town is one of the popular tourist spots in the country. These temples, featured with erotic sculptures, have made the name of the town get mentioned in the U. N. E. S. C. O. (Union Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural Organization) list of the World Heritage Sites in the nation. The Vindhya Mountain range, Which forms the beautiful backdrop to this place, makes it more fascinating to tourists.
Mainly known for its temple complex, this place has got a number of ancient temples. Apart from reflecting a unique architectural skill, the sculpture of each and every temple in Khajuraho depicts royalty, wrestling, kinship, courtship, marriage, spiritual teaching, meditation and many other postures of human beings. Based on their geographical location, all of these temples can be categorized into 3 types. Open throughout the day, following are some of the renowned temples in Khajuraho that are worth visiting.