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Who built the Khajuraho temples ?
1. Vijainagar Kings
2. Bahmani Sultans
3. Chandel Kings
4. Gupta Kings

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Chandel Kings

The correct answer is Chandel Kings.

  • Chandel Kings built the Khajuraho temples.
  • The temples at Khajuraho belong to two different religions Hinduism and Jainism.
  • Chandella dynasty ruled the region in the 10th and 11th centuries CE.
  • Most Khajuraho temples were built between 885 AD and 1050 AD by the Chandela dynasty.

  • The Chandelas were originally vassals of the Gurjara-Pratiharas.
  • Nannuka (r. c. 831-845 CE) was the founder of the Chandela dynasty of India. He ruled in the Jejakabhukti region (Bundelkhand in present-day Madhya Pradesh). 

Vijayanagar Kings.

Harihar and Bukka founded an independent kingdom in the region between the river Krishna and Tungabhadra in 1336.

Vijaynagar Kings Monuments are:

Vittala Temple (Hampi)

Krishna Temple (Hampi)

Elephant Stables (Hampi)

Lotus Mahal (Hampi)

Bahmani Sultans

The Bahmani sultanate was founded in 1347 by Ala al-Din Bahman Shah.

Famous Monuments are:

Gol Gumbaz (Bijapur)

Jami Masjid (Golconda)

Chand Minar (Daulatabad)

Gupta Kings

The Gupta Kings empire was founded by king Sri Gupta.

Famous Monuments:

The caves at Ajanta, Elephanta, and Ellora.

 

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