Orchha is a town in Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh, India, and lies on the Betwa River. This city still has the essence of the medieval era. Visit the monuments in an air-conditioned transport with a professional guide & get amazed by the architectural and structural grandeur which still can be seen in the temple and palaces here. Explore the palatial abodes and other popular structures built by great rulers of past.
Pickup from city hotel in Orchha.All sightseeing done in air-conditioned vehicle, with guide.Visit Orchha Fort a wonderful example of a medieval fort palace, within the fort are the first buildings to explore. The tiered Jahangir Mahal was built in 1606 to commemorate the visit of Emperor Jahangir in 1606. The Raj Mahal, to the right of the courtyard, was built by Madhukar Shah and has bold colorful murals inside. The third palace, is the Rai Praveen Mahal, which is a two storey brick structure set in the gardens of Anand Mahal. Of the many temples, the Ram Raja temple is worth visiting. The Ram Raja Mandir was originally a palace and became a temple more by accident than design. An image / idol of Ram was installed while the temple (The Chaturbhuj) was being built for it. For some reason the image could not be moved from the place. The abandoned Chaturbhuj with its ornate spires, is located close by, and can also be seen. Linked to the Ram Raja is the Lakshmi-Narayan temple, the interiors of which have some of the best preserved murals and wall paintings in Orchha.Also visit the Chhatris or Cenotaphs - This group of cenotaphs are dedicated to various kings and members of their clans. Some domes still have original frescoes on the roof inside. The cenotaphs are are surrounded by a well kept garden. It is possible to climb to the upper level on some, which gives a good view of the Betwa river.Drop off at city hotel in Orchha.