Orchha- the Bundela capital of Madhya Pradesh in India is fast gaining importance in the tourist circle for offering peaceful and historic vacations. Orchha is still undaunted by the tourist crowd. Unlike other historical destinations in India, the hidden town still offers a relaxed and rejuvenating experience to those seeking peace and true indulgence on their break.
As it is the right time to pack your bags and head to Orchha, and the long weekend, i.e. 30th March to 1st April, 2018 (Good Friday, Saturday and Sunday) is adding points to the plans, wait no more and get going to experience the grandeur, beauty and everything marvelous about the land of Raja Ram, also reminiscing about the great legends that history has to unfold.
Embark on an enlightening and exciting long weekend holiday in Orchha, with Amar Mahal as your base- http://www.amarmahal.com
Orchha has many tourist spots to explore with your own pace.
The Laxmi temple is a unique blend of temple and fort architecture. The frescoes within this temple depict social and secular themes. These frescoes have retained their vibrant colors.
The Chaturbhuj temple of Orchha was the original destination of the idol of Lord Ram. This temple has been decorated with religious symbols on the outside, while it’s interior is stark. The massive citadel shaped temple can be seen from very far owing to its 4 pavilion structure.
Orchha has huge cenotaphs (chhatris) or memorials for its rulers, situated near the Kanchan Ghat on River Betwa that offer a pleasant ambiance to the visitors during sunrise and sunset.
You can also enjoy some of the exciting water sports like rafting and kayaking in the flow of brimming river Betwa.
The Jahangir Mahal, which was built by Vir Singh Deo ji in the early part pf the 17th century to mark the visit of the Mughal Emperor, is an important monument of this fort. It is known for its delicate work on one hand and balanced with strong masonry on the other.
The magnificent and poetic Raj Mahal is the second palace in Orchha’s fort complex, which is well known for its murals, depicting religious themes.
The Rai Parveen Mahal, dedicated to the 17th-century poetess-musician, is the third palace within the Orchha Fort complex and is set among well-laid gardens.
The Phool Bagh garden in Orchha is a well-laid garden and was the resting place of the erstwhile Bundela rulers. This garden has fountains, pavilions and ingenious water ventilation system called Sawan Bhado.
Among the numerous temples in Orchha, Raja Ram temple is the most revered one as Lord ram is regarded as King here. A guard of honour is given to the deity every evening that too in the Palace.
Travel to the lesser known secret town of Orchha for a unique experience every time.