Places to Visit near Khajuraho

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Places to Visit near Khajuraho

Here is the list of 6 Places to Visit near Khajuraho

1. Dhubela Museum, Khajuraho

Also known as Maharaja Chhatrasal Museum, Dhubela Museum is located in Dhubela, 62 kms from Khajuraho. Boasting of a serene setting on the banks of Dhubela lake and housed in the premises of Maharaja Chhatrasal Palace, the museum displays an extensive collection of sculptures, arms, armoury, miniature paintings etc., spread over 8 galleries.

Distance from Khajuraho: 59 km

2. Orchha, Madhya Pradesh - The Hidden Treasure

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Known For : Jehangir Mahal, Orchha Fort Ram Raja Temple Raja Mahal, Orchha Fort

Orchha is a historical town located on the banks of river Betwa in Madhya Pradesh, known for its grand palaces, and intricately carved temples. Famous as the city of palaces, it is world-renowned for the classic mural paintings, frescos and Chhatris (cenotaphs) that were constructed to commemorate the Bundela rulers. Orchha's old-world charm casts a spell on tourists from all around the world.

Distance from Khajuraho: 172 km

Best Time: July to March

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3. Chitrakoot, Uttar Pradesh - The hill of many wonders

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Known For : Kamadgiri Gupt Godavari Ramghat

Chitrakoot is a small town situated in the north Vindhyan range. Legends have it that Chitrakoot was the place where Lord Rama, his wife Sita and his brother Lakshmana stayed for eleven and half of their fourteen years of exile. Chitrakoot is located over the districts of Chitrakoot in Uttar Pradesh and Satna in Madhya Pradesh. Chitrakoot holds great importance according to Hindu mythology and the epic Ramayana.

Distance from Khajuraho: 153 km

Best Time: July to March

4. Panna, Madhya Pradesh - The Diamond City

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Known For : Pandava Falls and Caves Diamond Mines Panna National Park

Panna is a town situated in the state of Madhya Pradesh and holds a lot of historical significance. A former Gond settlement, Panna is a small city in the heart of the country, which boasts of being the only city with diamond reserves. Panna is also most notably known for the Panna National Park which is a world heritage site and a significant initiative towards wildlife conservation in India.

Distance from Khajuraho: 43 km

Best Time: November to May

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5. Satna

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Known For : Sharadha Devi Temple Venkatesh Temple Ramvan

Located in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Satna is known for being one of the largest cement producing city in the world due to the plenty of limestone and dolomite deposits housed in the town. In addition to this, the city is also famous for housing various religious sites. Chitrakoot Dham, Sharadha Devi Temple, Dhawari's Sai Baba Temple, Rawatpura Ashram, Venkatesh Temple, and more. Satna also offers few historical sites to explore such as the Madhavgarh Fort, Gidhakoot, and Jagatdev Talab.

Distance from Khajuraho: 116 km

6. Jhansi - City of Rani Laxmi Bai

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Known For : Rani Mahal Jhansi Fort Jhansi Museum

The city of Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh is a definite addition to every history buff or traveller who sets foot in this state. The city is at the very south in the Bundelkhand region and is built on the banks of the Betwa and Pahunch rivers. It gets its name from the Jhansi Fort built by Raja Bir Singh Deo who named it so as the rulers could only see a shadow atop a distant hill when gazing at the fort. Jhansi was also the seat of the Chandela Dynasties power and became increasingly popular as the place where Rani Laxmi Bai, who is also referred to as “Jhansi Ki Rani”, lived and reigned.

Distance from Khajuraho: 175 km

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