Cenotaph of Maharaja Sujan Singh

 


King Sujan Singh succeeds his father Pahad Singh 1653 A.D and died in 1672 without any issue. His younger brother Indramani succeeded his started to construct this cenotaph but it was completed later by Jasawant Singh (1675-1684 A.D).It is the earliest cenotaph of this campus which show the developed stage of Bundela cenotaph architecture. It was a square plan, having square sanctum at Middle and surrounded by rectangular chambers with three arched doors towards the courtyard. Each corner has a square rooms connected with a rectangular chamber. Sanctum has a four arched doors in each direction leading onto the outer chambers. Three storeyed sanctum hasNagar style spire but each corner has dome above square rooms. The decoration of the cenotaph is typical of Bundela architecture.

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Amar Mahal
Orchha, District Tikamgarh,
Madhya Pradesh – INDIA
Tel : + 917680252102, 252202
Fax : +917680-252203
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