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Khajuraho Group of Monuments

CountryIndia
Date of Inscription1986
CategoryCultural Sites
UNESCOhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/240

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 groups and belong to two different religions – Hinduism and Jainism. They strike a perfect balance between architecture and sculpture. The Temple of Kandariya is decorated with a profusion of sculptures that are among the greatest masterpieces of Indian art.

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