Chaturbhuj Temple

  • 4.5

    Location: Rina, Road, Sevagram, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh 471606, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 30 minutes

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    Built by the rulers of the Chandela dynasty, Chaturbhuj Temple, also known as Jatakari Temple is a Hindu temple in Khajuraho, India which is dedicated to the god Vishnu. This temple is situated in the village of Jatakari



    Chaturbhuj temple photo

    For its outstanding impressive architecture, the temple is popular. There is an entrance porch, mandapa, and sanctum without an ambulatory. Standing on a square platform, This west-facing temple can be approached by a staircase of ten steps.  There are beautifully carved figures of Brahma, Vishnu, and Lord Shiva in the elaborate entrance. A richly carved 9 feet tall idol of Lord Vishnu is housed in the temple.



    Chaturbhuj temple photo


    One who has four arms”-The name Chaturbhuj is an epithet of Vishnu. This is because the deity, Vishnu has four arms.  This is the only important temple in Khajuraho that stands lonely and serene on a high platform and faces west. In Khajuraho, this is the only temple lacking erotic sculptures. Due to its location in the southern area of Khajuraho, it is grouped under the southern group of temples

    Inside/Outside Views

    The tower of this temple is plain. With the images of dikhpalas, ashtavasus, nymphs, and the recesses of mythical lions, there are three bands of sculptures below the tower. There are images of Ganga and Yamuna; with the presence of a Crocodile, Ganga can be identified and the Yamuna can be identified with Turtle at the lower part of the doorway.

    In the temple, the main idol is of the four-armed Lord Vishnu which is about 2.7 meters in height. As the favorite location of Vishnu, this idol is south-faced.

    Opening Hours

    24 hours.

    Entry & Others Fees

    Its free.

    Near Restaurants

    1. Guru Kripa (2.9 km away)
    2. Raja’s cafe (3.2 km away)
    3. Levant by Chandela (1.5 km away)
    4. Lassi corner( 3.1 km away)
    5. Saffron (3.2 km away)
    6. Mediterraneo (2.9km away)
    7. Garden view restaurant (1.8km away)
    8. Le Rose Cafe (3.1 km away)
    9. Pinch of sault (2.6 km away)
    10. Indiana restaurant (3km away)

    Near Hotels

    1. Clarks Khajuraho(1.5km away)
    2. Ramada by Wyndham Khajuraho (1.7km away)
    3. Hotel Chandela (2km away)
    4. Hotel Isable Palace(1.9 km away)
    5. Euro star inn (1.9 km Away)
    6. Radisson Jass Hotel Khajuraho(2.1 km away)
    7. Hotel Harmony ( 2.8km away)
    8. Greenwood (1.7km away)
    9. Greetoe Resort Khajuraho (3.1km away)
    10. Syna Heritage hotel(3.8km away)

    How to Reach

    By Railway: The nearest railway station is the Khajuraho railway station in Khajuraho. From the station, one can hire a cab or rickshaw to reach the temple.

    By Airport: Khajuraho civil aerodrome is the nearest airport. From the Airport public and private transport are available through which one can easily reach the temple.

    By road: You can hire a car to reach this place directly or take a bus to reach Khajuraho City first then hire a cab to reach this place.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should carry  water bottle.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes It’s safe to visit this place

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes photography is Allowed in this place and also it’s free

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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