Khajuraho temples are India's unique gift to the world. Life in every form and mood, has been captured here in stone, testifying to the artistry of the craftsmen. The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a group of Hindu and Jain temples in Madhya Pradesh, India, about 175 kilometres southeast of Jhansi. They are one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. The Khajuraho temples were built in a short span of 950 - 1050 A.D., in a truly inspired burst of creativity. Of the 85 original temples, 22 still survive, constituting one of the world's greatest artistic wonders. Khajuraho festival of dances draws the best classical dancers in the country every year, who perform against the spectacular backdrop of the floodlit temples.