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Hello Dear Readers!

Here’s a new thing to share with you all. We are excited to introduce a new concept called “Orchha Tales”.  Yes, Amar Mahal becomes a story teller for you!!

Orchha is a beautiful little town in Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh, and “Orchha Tales” is an attempt to bring this quaint little town, its history and culture closer to the adventurous travelers.

Every week we will share a new story, feature or hidden treasure of Orchha on facebook, blog, Instagram and twitter that would sure instigate your travel foot to scratch and pack your bags to head to the magnificent town of Orchha!

Here’s our first creative of the “Orchha Tales”

Orchha Tales 1

For more details and Reservation queries, Please Contact

Amar Mahal

Orchha, District Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh- INDIA

Tel:+917680252102,252202

email: reservation@amarmahal.com

 amarmahal@bsnl.in

Orchha Amar Mahal

Weekend is here and you are up to hit the road for another small holiday around. Stretch your legs on the Jhansi Khajuraho path and come across a quaint little town – Orchha. The hidden town of Bundelkhand is famous for it huge cenotaphs, marvelous temples, river rafting and Raja Ram temple aarti in the evening.

Orchha Cenotaphs amar mahal over looking orchha temples and cenotaphs.

Come enjoy the beauty of nature and architecture in Orchha. And, if are looking forward to a stay in Royal residence of an erstwhile Maharaja, then Amar Mahal Orchha is the place you should check in for regal ambiances, vintage furnishing and luxurious hospitality. Enveloped with a magical natural beauty, the Palace is a nature lovers’ paradise.

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At Amar Mahal, you can find a truly rich evidence of Royal Bundelkhandi Style Architecture. It exudes a special feeling of getting close to rich cultural history of the brave Bundela warriors. Royal hospitality and matching comfort on the other hand offer a splendid holiday experience putting a sweet mark down the memory lane.

For Reservation, Please Contact

Amar Mahal

Orchha, District Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh- INDIA

Tel:+917680252102,252202

email: reservation@amarmahal.com

 amarmahal@bsnl.in

Holiday in India

When ever in life you feel monotony has starting ruling or the life is going like a run of the mill then STOP and just makes plans of a holiday!! Yes, travel to some unexplored or new destination that could add awesome experiences to your life.

Who doesn’t strive for a relaxed and refreshing holiday to cut off from the routine schedule and live some secluded moments with themselves? If you think that we are talking about you then you are absolutely right!! Here’s a blog for you on a terrific holiday destination in Madhya Pradesh that could re energize and rejuvenate all your senses for a long time.

Chaturbhuj Temple, Orchha, Madhya Pradesh2

Orchha!! A quaint town in Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh India has great splendor depicted by the presence of temples and palaces built by the Bundela Rajput rulers of Orchha. Those rulers incredibly left a testimony of their beliefs, likings and tastes for architecture to the generations to come. Since the destination Orchha has been discovered, it has gained great prominence among the tourists visiting Orchha from places all over the world. Orchha rises out of the hills and the greens surrounding it. The historical monuments of Orchha still retain their pristine charm and narrate stories of war and peace, of love and destruction.

Ancient cenotaphs

Once in a life, make sure to visit this hidden town and get to know more about Orchha; its magnificent temples, river Betwa and mammoth cenotaphs of the erstwhile rulers.

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Step into the paradise of warm hospitality and make the most of your holiday by staying at lavish Amar Mahal in Orchha!

 

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

Chaturbhuj Temple

Chaturbhuj Temple in Orchha is one of the most fabulous and ancient architectural marvels of the time in the town. It was built by king Madhukar in between the years 1558 and 1573. The temple houses an idol of Lord Vishnu with four arms but was originally meant for Lord Rama’s idol.

Legends say that when Lord Rama’s idol which is placed at the Rani Niwas, the private residence of Raja Madhukar’s wife- Maharani Gansh Kunwar, rejected to move to the temple, an idol of Lord Vishnu with four arms was kept in the temple and this is how the temple came to be known as Chaturbhuj Temple.

Chaturbhuj_Temple,_Orchha

The magnificent architecture of Chaturbhuj Temple, Orchha in Madhya Pradesh attracts thousands of visitors every year. The temple stands on a huge, stone platform,  which itself  is a lofty rectangular building with a very simple exterior, ornamented on two large and four small spires. Chaturbhuj temple’s interior is rather devoid of carving ornament. The great loftiness of its ceiling is an unusual feature in a hindu temple.

Chaturbhuj Temple, Orchha, Madhya Pradesh2

Chaturbhuj temple, seemingly divided into three portions. The main temple with the Garbha Griha has the tallest Shikhara which gives a beautiful impression of a temple architecture blended with that of palace. The central portion of the temple has gone up in four storey. The third portion of this temple on all the three sides resembles the palace of the central portion. While, the fourth and last portion is in the shape of a gateway which is still remained unfurnished. Lotus emblems and other symbols of religious significances provide a delicate exterior ornamentation. Within the sanctum is chastely plain with high, vaulted walls emphasizing its deep sanctity.

A visit to the Chaturbhuj Temple in Orchha is one of a lifetime experience for the travelers who seek beauty and magnificence in the places they travel.

For an unforgettable experience of Orchha’s temples and massive architectures visit the town and discover  the ultimate regal hospitality amidst  the modern luxuries and beauty of nature. Feel free to contact

Amar Mahal
Orchha, District Tikamgarh,
Madhya Pradesh – INDIA
Tel : + 917680252102, 252202
Fax : +917680-252203
email : reservation@amarmahal.com
amarmahal@bsnl.in
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