Best of Orchha- the hidden town’s top tourist destinations

Amar Mahal Orchha
Orchha is one of the most under explored and lesser known tourism destinations in India. The hidden town has many incredible spots that tourists would love to see and admire like the mammoth size cenotaphs, temples, monuments, palaces mansions and wildlife. Each of these beautiful, incredible places has something unique to offer, be it the Chaturbhuj Temple, which was constructed for Lord Ram’s idol but later turned for lord Vishnu or the lush wildlife bordering serene river Betwa!

Orchha is a treat for people who admire beautiful architecture, culture and nature’s beauty. The cenotaph town of Orchha has many popular sites that you’d love to visit and admire. Here are the top attractions of Orchha-

1. Orchha Fort
orchha fort

Situated on an island surrounded by River Betwa, Orchha fort is mesmeric for the scenic location and the palaces, temples it houses. The fort complex has three most important palaces; these are Jahangir MahalRaj Mahal and the famous Rai Parveen Mahal. Orchha Fort is also popular for its architecture, and the fascinating views from its multi-storeyed balconies are spectacular.

2. Jahangir Mahal
jahangir mahal

Jahangir Mahal beautifully reflects the architectural splendor that prevailed in the medieval times of Orchha. Built as a citadel to honor the friendship among Mughals and Bundelas, the Jahangir Mahal is a fine example of Mughal architecture. It has ultra spacious halls large enough to allow the entry of war elephants.

3. Huge Cenotaphs

The mammoth sized cenotaphs (Chhatris) in Orchha bear relics to the imperial glory and grandeur of the Bundela kings during the medieval era. Poised bordering the shimmering River Betwa, the Cenotaphs of Orchha are the most prominent travel attractions in Orchha.

4. River Betwa

An integral part of the medieval city ofOrchha, theBetwa River is one of the principal rivers that flow through the state of Madhya Pradesh. The quaint Orchha town rests on the banks of the River Betwa, which has also found ample mention n the Hindu epic Mahabharata.

5. Orchha Wildlife
2b6efa54ed6861dc888311f0e3cd-grandeOrchha Wildlife Sanctuary

Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary lies within the area through which Betwa River flows. It’s one of the most scenic places in Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh. Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary is also home to some of the most endangered species of the world.

For this delightful tour of Orchha, visit

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


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