Spires of Kandariya Mahadev temple, Khajuraho ©Anupam

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UNESCO World Heritage Site : The largest and grandest temple of Khajuraho is the immortal Kandariya Mahadeva which is attributed to king Ganda (AD 1017-29) The main spire or shikhara rises 31m to depict Mount Kailash, the Himalayan mountain abode of Shiva and is surrounded by 84 miniature spires.

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Comments (143)

►BOGDAN◄ on April 21

Marvellous detail. Nice picture.

YS 38.

Best regards.


Sergey Kreps on May 13

Very beautiful architecture composition. Вeautiful shot! L+F

Best wishes, Sergey

Sergey Brandys yesterday

Hello Anupam. Great picture. LIKE. I love India! Welcome to my photo galleries - INDIA, UKRAINE and others. Best regards, Sergey.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on May 4, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Anupam Mukherjee
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot S5 IS
    • Taken on 2011/08/07 09:46:53
    • Exposure: 0.005s (1/200)
    • Focal Length: 13.90mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash