Vamana Temple in Khajuraho

Known for its excuisite stone carving, a visit to the Vamana Temple is a must.

Known for its excuisite stone carving, a visit to the Vamana Temple is a must. | Photo credit: Sfu /Wikipedia

Vamana Temple Overview

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One of the major relics of the Chandela dynasty, the fascinating Vamana Temple is a beautiful shrine built in the Eastern complex of Khajuraho. It is dedicated to the Hindu Lord Vishnu’s dwarfed and chubby incarnation, Lord Vamana.

The temple features an entrance-porch, sanctum, vestibule and maha-mandapa. It stands as a reminiscent of the bygone era and boasts of marvellous architecture that is symbolic of the fine craftsmanship.

The exterior walls of the temple are adorned with intricate sculptures of apsaras and celestial nymphs in sensuous postures. Other carvings that can be seen here exhibit varied facets of life like women in front of a mirror, musicians and dancers.

  • Opening Closing Time 05:00 am - 12:00 pm
    04:00 pm - 09:00 pm
    Open all days

  • Photo Opp

    Don't forget to carry your camera while visiting the Vamana Temple. Here you will get ample opportunities to flaunt your photography skills and capture some exquisite pictures.
  • Entrance Fee Free Entry

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Location

Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh ‎