Secret and beautifully hidden from the eyes of tourists’ crowd, Orchha is an intriguing town of Madhya Pradesh which will make you divert from your Jhansi route and re-calibrate.
The most fascinating of all the magnificent surroundings is the Orchha’s Fort complex. The grand Orchha Complex is divided into three mesmeric sections; Jahangir Mahal, Raj Mahal and Sheesh Mahal. The Raj Mahal was once the prime residence of Bundela kings and their queens. Secret alleys, steep stairs and exquisite murals depicting avatars of Lord Vishnu, whom the super religious king of Bundelkhand; Madhukar Shah worshipped, narrate the story of a powerful era gone by.
Moving further, the Sheesh Mahal,is a heritage hotel inside the fort complex run by the Madhya Pradesh Tourism. It was once the residence of kings. Jahangir Mahal is another breathtaking palace was built inside the Orchha Fort in the 17th century to mark Jahangir’s visit to Orchha. What makes it even more distinct is that it is designed by combining both Mughal and Bundela architecture. Stone elephants, lattice-work on the windows and delicate double chatris add to the elegance of the palace.
18 km from Jhansi, the small town of Orchha, which bestows the testimony of Bundela rule through this magnificent Orchha Fort, is stretched over the bank of river Betwa with a rich legacy of the mighty Bundela kingdom.
Travel to this lesser known secret town for a unique experience of Royal Indian Heritage and its grandeur!
Encompassed by the delightful greens of Bundelkhand’s Dhak Forest in Madhya Pradesh, Orchha is a slumber yet beautiful town, which very few have heard about. Tourists from across the world usually visit Jhansi, Gwalior or Khajuraho, but this quaint town of Raja Ram carries unbelievable treasures from the medieval Indian royalty. From splendid nature to magnificent cenotaphs, Orchha has something to offer to all kinds of travelers. Read on to know more…
- Splendid beauty of Nature
If you are a lover of nature or history or both, you are sure to fall for Orchha, the … The place is a delight for bird watchers as there are around 200 species of birds. The scenic beauty of Orchha makes it a photographer’s delight and nature lovers’ paradise.
- Grandeur of Royal Heritage
Regarded for the magnanimous structure of Orchha Fort, cenotaphs and palaces, Orchha lists its name among the rich heritage destinations when it comes to rich architecture.
- Indulge in adventurous sports and activities
A perfect getaway from the maddening crowd of city life, Orchha brings the perfect change with one vacation. The exciting and adventurous activities like bicycling, river crossing and wildlife safari brings the visitors back again and again.
- Sail through the charging currents with River Rafting
An exhilarating river rafting expedition on the currents of River Betwa is another activity to enjoy in Orchha. The River Rafting, especially in monsoon, offers a different perspective of life on the brimming river Betwa.
- Find internal peace at numerous temples
Magnificent and mesmeric, the temples of Orchha render a kind of sanity and solace to the visitors. The popular Ram Raja Temple is regarded as one of the best Lord Ram Temples in India where he is worshiped as King. Apart from that, be it the exquisite structure of Chaturbhuj Temple or the palace like grand Laxmi Narayan Temple, each narrate a legendary bond of devotees and their Lord.
Refreshing days are coming ahead! The sun shines brighter from within the hide and seek of clouds and the beginning of year’s festivities are making it more joyful and happier! So are you excited to have a refreshing break from mundane life of the city? Shall it be a romantic one or more of adventurous, or may be you want to touch new a horizon that has everything to make your holiday amazing?
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Amar Mahal, a fascinating hotel, which is built on Acres of mounted land near the bank of the River Betwa in Orchha (Madhya Pradesh) is a retreat of delightful holidays. The Old palace, which still stands high depicting the tales of bygone era, was once witness to the grand royal stories. The present retreat is an addition to the old world charm that dates back to 1895.
Complementing the noble proportions of their exteriors are interiors which represent the finest flowering of the Bundela school of painting. In the Laxminarayan Temple and Raj Mahal, vibrant murals encompassing a variety of religious and secular themes, bring the walls and ceilings to rich life. Strewn around the area are the little shrines and memorials, each with its own poignant history, each contributing to the nostalgic beauty that is Orchha.
Visit the beautiful town of bundelkhand for its magnificence and splendor from amidst the luxuries of Amar Mahal.
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