The Khajuraho Airport, officially known as Civil Aerodrome Khajuraho, is one of the most famous domestic airports in India. Located around 3 km South of Khajuraho Town, 4 km from Khajuraho Railway Station, and 40 km from Chhatarpur district, it serves the town of Khajuraho in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It provides direct flights to all the major parts of the country. The airport was opened in 1978 to promote tourism to the nearby UNESCO world heritage site - Khajuraho temple complex. The Khajuraho Airport is served by Air India, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines, and many other famous flight service providers. It is operated by the Airports Authority of India.
Khajuraho is a famous UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is renowned for decorative sculptures that ornament its historic temples. There are 85 temples, which are divided into 3 complexes. Khajuraho was the cultural capital of the Chandela Rajputs, who ruled it between the 10th and 12th centuries. Visit attractions such as the Parsvanath Temple, Ghantai Temple - a Jain temple, Hanuman Temple, Adinath Temple - a Jain temple dedicated to Adinath and the Brahma Temple. Other must-visits are the Panna National Park, Ajaygarh Fort, Kandariya Mahadev Temple, and Chaunsath Yogini Temple. You can also shop for local handicrafts such as wooden statues, ornaments, metallic statutes, precious stones, and ready-made printed garments.
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