The erotic carvings on the Khajuraho temples are world famous. The temples depict the finest and most artistic works of the medieval times. The erotic carvings that are there on the walls and pillars of the temples are magnificent. They depict the genius of art in the old times. Many tourists came to see these temples from all over the world every year. Some of them also stay in the nearby village Orchha to get countryside experience. In February/March, the western group of temples hosts the week-long event of Festival of Dance. Khajuraho is a place that one must visit while they are traveling in the state ofMadhya Pradesh.
It is said that Khajuraho was founded by Chandravarman, who was the son of Chandra – the moon god. Chandravarman once came here and saw a beautiful maiden taking bath in the river. And then the temples were built. Many historians suggest that the Chandela dynasty built these temples. There were originally 85 temples of which only 25 are remained now. The rest of them were demolished during the war times. Khajuraho temples were widely ignored in the recent history until British Officers found interest in them and made them more popular. From then onwards, the temples became known to the outer world and many travelers started visiting here. The erotic carvings in the temple attract the attention of many historians and travelers.