Kiradu Temples

We took a long drive from Suryagarh out to a remote set of five temples at Kiradu, in search of something a little more off the beaten path. It took three and a half hours of driving in each direction to reach this place, but it was unquestionably worth it. The temples are remnants of the ancient town of Kiradu, which had its heyday around the 11th and 12th centuries before eventually being largely destroyed through successive invasions. Many of the temple carvings show some damage, but what remains is still just spectacular.

Kiradu

Kiradu

Kiradu

Kiradu

Kiradu

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