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

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1. Ruined Haveli

0.12 MILES

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. Dauji Ki Kothi

0.18 MILES

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

3. Raj Mahal

0.23 MILES

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. Jehangir Mahal

0.27 MILES

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

5. Chaturbhuj Temple

0.29 MILES

The spectacular soaring spires of the 16th-century Chaturbhuj Temple are visible from all over town. The Chaturbhuj has never been used for its intended…

6. Camel Stables


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

7. Chhatris

0.31 MILES

Funerary monuments to Orchha royalty, the huge and serene chhatris rise beside the Betwa River at the south end of town. They’re best seen at dusk, when…