Dulhadev Temple

Open Time : 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Entry : free

Address : Dulhadev Temple Road, Sevagram, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India

Why to visit Dulhadev Temple

It is an east-facing nirandhara temple. Beautiful carvings of Lord Shiva and his wife, Goddess Parvati, can be found throughout the temple. Inside the temple, a Shiva Linga is placed. The ceilings of the temples are decorated with apsara sculptures.

An intriguing aspect of the temple is the Shivalinga, which has 999 lingas etched on its holy surface. It is said that performing a pradakshina (circumambulation) around the Shivalinga is equivalent to performing 1000 circumambulations.

Other Gods and Goddesses with idols in the temple include Lord Ganesha, Goddess Parvati, and Goddess Ganga. The temple features a closed hall and five tiny chambers. The temple's main hall is enormous and octagonal.

The temple, which is devoted to Lord Shiva, is also called "Kunwar Math." Chandela King is credited with constructing the shrine in the eleventh century. The name here is Dulhadeo because Lord Shiva is depicted as a bridegroom.

Entry Timing of Dulhadev Temple: Throughout the year 06:00 AM - 09:00 PM, Last Entry: 08:00 PM

Best time to visit at Dulhadev Temple: July to March 

Ideal Duration of Dulhadev Temple: 30 minutes 

Dulhadev Temple is Great For: Beautiful sculpture of Lord Shiva with his wife Parvati

How to Reach Dulhadev Temple:

  •  Nearest Airport- Kanpur, Jabalpur
  • Nearest Railway Station- Khajuraho 

Places to visit near Dulhadev Temple:

  • Kandariya Mahadev Temple
  • Lakshman Temple
  • Vishwanath Temple
  •  State Museum of Tribal and Folk Art
  • Raneh Falls
  • Archeological Museum

FAQ on Dulhadev Temple

What restaurants are near Dulhadev Temple?

The nearby restaurants include Rock n Roll (1 km), Mahavir Restaurant (0.7 km), and Guru Kripa (1.5 km).

What hotels are near Dulhadev Temple?

Cheri Home Stay (0.3 km), Hotel Chandela (1.10 km), Clarks Khajuraho (1.58 km), and Hotel Isabel Palace (1.39 km) are the nearest hotels.

What is the ideal time to visit Dulhadev Temple?

While you can come here any time of year, the months of July to March are the ideal times to go. You may come here even during the monsoon season because the surrounding vegetation is so beautiful.

How to reach Dulhadev Temple??

There is a railhead for Khajuraho that is 9 kilometres away. From the train station, one may easily take a taxi or cab to the temple. Khajuraho is also accessible by train from the following locations: Mahoba (65 km), Jhansi (175 km), Harpalpur (95 km), and Satna (115 km). Regular buses operate in numerous cities and offer transportation services.

What attractions are near Dulhadev Temple?

Kandariya Mahadev Temple (2.1 km), Raneh Falls (21.8 km), and Javari Temple (1.7 km) are some nearby attractions.

How much does it cost to enter the Dulhadev Temple?

The ticket for the Khajuraho Group of Monuments includes access to the Dulhadev temple; there is no additional entrance price for this temple.

Special Tip

You can come here if you just got married because this temple is known for blessing newlyweds. Don't forget to bring your camera, as the architecture of this temple is its main draw. Additionally, there are vendors selling items right outside the temple's grounds.

By Inaaya Sharma

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