A UNESCO world heritage site in central India, Khajuraho is famous for its erotic sculptured temples. There are a complex of famed Hindu and Jain temples in Khajuraho built during the 9th and 10th century A.D under the patronage of Chandela rulers. The Chandelas were known for their love of art and luxury and gifted to the world some of the best sculpted images. Khajuraho sculptures and carvings are highly erotic and sensual attempting to depict in pure form a whole range of human emotions and relationships.
The temples of Khajuraho are divided into three categories-Western Group Temples, Eastern Group Temples and Southern Group Temples. The western temples are the largest, precise and centrally located. The eastern temples comprise of five separated sub-groups in and around the present village of Khajuraho. The southern temples are located at some distance and are least visited by tourists.