Dauji Ki Kothi


This ruined noble mansion in the palace area dates from the 17th century.

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1. Ruined Haveli

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Courtiers built their own mansions within the fortified walls of the palace area. This one, built in the 17th century, was one of the largest.

2. Jehangir Mahal

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The Jehangir Mahal, an assault course of steep staircases and precipitous walkways, represents a zenith of Indo-Islamic architecture. More decorative than…

3. Raj Mahal

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In several rooms of the 16th-century Raj Mahal, deities such as Brahma, Vishnu, the Buddha, Rama, Krishna, Sita and Ganesh, plus Orchha royalty, wrestle,…

4. Camel Stables

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Behind the Jehangir Mahal, the 'camel stables' (possibly, in fact, a royal pleasure pavilion) overlook a green landscape dotted with monuments.

6. Lookout

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Take in the views of the river and town at this lookout point.

7. Rai Praveen Mahal

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