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When the Sun is playing hide and seek , flowers are in full bloom and the weather is just perfect when rain paints the entire Madhya Pradesh in emerald green, and offer relief to the parched landscapes, there’s no way you are sitting at home and doing nothing exciting.

It’s always exciting and fun to plan a weekend trip to Orchha around major holidays. The year 2017 is the rewarding year when it comes to  travelling and we have amazing weekend inspirations in Orchha- the hidden land, planned perfectly for you!

  1. Less Touristy
    Orchha, the serene town has existed since the 15th century and has numerous monuments strewn about. Although Orchha is one of the most impressive sites in India that are commonly visited by Korean travelers but still there are not many tourists to crowd the place during long weekend runs. You may also choose to reach Orchha while returning to Jhansi from Khajuraho, as a detour.

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  2.  Impressive Architecture
    Looking at the tremendously handsome fort, the hidden town of Orchha is a destination not to be missed, especially in Monsoon. The green bed of lush fauna complements each architectural building in Orchha. The Jahangir Mahal, in particular, is definitely worth exploring and in many ways just as impressive as any palace in other states of India.

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  3. Palatial Temples
    Chaturbhuj Temple, which was initially built for Lord Ram, is also unique–a vast cathedral-like Hindu temple with an imposing high roof with a good view.Like Khajuraho, Orchha is also pleasantly rural and less tourist oriented to boot. Ideally, Orchha is a delightful base for village, countryside walks and bicycle. While the structure of Raja Ram temple, which is not very impressive from out side but offers a visual treat within its premises. Laxmi Temple is an epitome of art with gigantic architecture and awe- inspiring paintings within.

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    Chaturbhuj Temple

     

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    Ram Raja Temple

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    Laxmi Temple

  4.  Breathtaking Cenotaphs
    The 15th century cenotaphs are the signature landmarks of Orchha which not only border the shimmering river betwa but renders a mesmerizing backdrop for photographers who yearn to capture the perfect sunset at Betwa.

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  5. Royal Holiday Experience
    Amar Mahal Orchha within itself is an amazing destination to experience in Orchha when you don’t wish to go out of your confined boundaries in the town.  You can time travel the majestic Bundela era through the fascinating architecture and surrounding serene ambiances of Amar Mahal in #Orchha.

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For the breathtaking cenotaphs bordering River Betwa, mesmerizing temple structures and the impressive Fort, Orchha is that one destination one could most easily imagine visiting repeatedly on long weekends. And not to be missed, plan your stay at Amar Mahal to enjoy the best of your weekend tour in Orchha.

For more details and Reservation queries, Please Contact

Amar Mahal

Orchha, District Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh- INDIA

Tel:+917680252102,252202

email: reservation@amarmahal.com

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Planning to host an anniversary or a Birthday party or launching your product, or may be a corporate team building conference? To host all these events there is this one thing which is very important, and that is a Convention Center- Party venue- Conference Hall. Call it anything but a Convention Center is an essential element to host an event. Amar Mahal is ideally located in the serene town of Orchha to conduct business meetings, social events and family gatherings.

Still wondering why Orchha’s Convention Center? Here are 7 interesting reasons to host your next event in Orchha’s Amar Mahal Convention Center.
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  1. Surrounded by Nature– A serene palace in the hidden town with lush greenery and shimmering river, Amar Mahal is an epitome of heritage and royal culture of Bundelkhand. Your guests would not just attend your event but also be mesmerized by the splendid environs of the town.

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  2. Marvelous architecture– Set in architecturally rich surroundings with awe-inspiring paintings adorning the walls; the state of the art Meeting and Convention Center is the treat for eyes. Every nook and corner of the palace’s Convention Centre is worth admiring and your guest will taste the touch of Bundeli Royalty.

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  3. Spacious Meeting Hall– Weather you hold a business gathering, launch a product or conduct review meetings; the spacious and elegant room, decorated in theatre style, is sufficient to accommodate 100-150 PAX in a professional yet relaxing environment. It can also be customized for pre-wedding functions, anniversary parties, birthday celebrations and business occasions and events.

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  4. Modern Facilities and Equipment– Facilities like Wi-Fi, Meeting supplies, Audio/Visual assistance at the venue ensure no inconvenience. Each system and equipment is pre-tested multiple times prior to the event so that no inconvenience is faced by the host at the last moment.

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  5. Impressive Board Room- Be it your product launch, board meetings, or pre and post wedding functions, we at Amar Mahal make it interesting with the big screen display and ample lighting in the room.

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  6. Multiple Functionality – Our Convention Hall can also be customized for pre wedding functions, anniversary parties, birthday celebrations and business occasions and events at different pleasant locations. The Convention Center is is flexible enough to be customized as per your requirement and convenience.

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  7. Warm Hospitality– With personalized assistance and determined staff we ensure that your business gathering will be an experience that’s anything but ordinary. Be it a search for the venue for short meetings or even a daylong event and conference – never hesitate to inquire about our Convention Center and we will exceed your expectations.

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The way meetings are planned, product launches are designed or wedding planners schedule functions and other social or business events may change in the coming year, but one piece of the industry will remain the same; we will continue to need Convention centers to host our functions and events. So take a lead and check out Amar Mahal Convention Center as a marvelous venue for your next event in Orchha.

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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In the Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh, India, there dwells a sleepy serene town of Orchha with lush surroundings and captivating beauty. There is something really fascinating about this splendid town, especially during the monsoon season when the lush greenery flourish like a beautiful valley .

Let us take you to some of the most beautiful monsoon spots of the mesmeric Orchha that turn into a haven of nature’s bloom in this season of rains.

  1. Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary

    As soon the first shower of the season falls , the usually dry and arid area transforms into a lush paradise with flora and the river Betwa brims with abundant water. The famous bird sanctuary of Orchha is a perfect treat for the nature lovers and photographers as the landscape of Orchha’s wildlife sanctuary has much more than bird sighting to offer.

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  2. Roof Top of Chaturbhuj Temple

    Chaturbhuj Temple in Orchha is one of the most fabulous and ancient architectural marvels of the Orchha. The temple stands on a huge, stone platform, which in itself is a lofty rectangular building. The roof top of Chaturbhuj Temple offers to soak in a breathtaking view of the entire town covered with the sheet of greenery all around.

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  3. Bank of River Betwa

    Orchha  is bordered by the holy Betwa River, which is encompassed by the mammoth sized cenotaphs. During monsoon, the beauty of river Betwa is to die for. The mesmeric sunset, huge cenotaphs and their reflection in the shimmering Betwa are amazing to gaze at.

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  4. The Fort of Orchha

    A Nature loving photographer’s dream, Orchha Fort is a marvelous building to see and click in all seasons, but monsoon offers a marvelous makeover to this Bundela Fort from 15th Century. Climbing its stairs and a stroll through its grand courtyards drenched in the season’s freshness is just beyond imagination.

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  5. Amar Mahal Orchha

    It is a medieval palace of Bundela chieftains beautifully maintained to welcome the tourists and travelers in Orchha. With beautiful garden, appealing rooftop and desirable hospitality, this palace is the perfect base to enjoy the monsoon at all the above mentioned places in Orchha!

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    So, Hike on a blissful and adventurous weekend break in this monsoon to Orchha and enjoy the bliss of rains in the Orchha land  of Madhya Pradesh.

Step into the paradise of warm hospitality and make the most of your monsoon gateway by enjoying this weekend at lavish Amar Mahal in Orchha!

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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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The splendid town of Orchha is blessed with plethora of archaeological attractions where each temple, ruin, palace and cenotaph narrates intriguing legends and majestic historical tales. But the weather of Orchha is another thing that delights its dwellers and tourists alike. People of Orchha have a special place for Saawan in their hearts as the entire month is full of activities. The month long festivities of Saawan offer every day celebration in the town. Besides sprinkles of rain, here’s one more reason why Saawan is splendid in Orchha.  Saawan Bhado- the natural air coolers of Orchha, which are the blissful retreat in Saawan.

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These strategically constructed pillars keep the area around them cool and refreshing like that of spring in summer. In the month of Saawan, these pillars and their surrounding garden, “Phool Bagh” are flanked by locals and tourists alike to enjoy picnics and the bliss of Saawan under these cooling towers in the garden. Women and children of the house visit the Phool Bagh to rejoice in the weather and festivities with delicious food and sweets. Swings are hanged on trees, religious songs are sung by the women folk of Orchha.

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The towers were perforated on the top such that they could catch the wind, while the lower part of the towers was connected to a reservoir of water. The towers, the water distribution system (aqueducts), and the underground reservoir of water were ingeniously connected to a Chandan Katora or fountain in the pavilion above the retreat. They are perhaps the only example of the Persian system of cooling in India.

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The Phool Bagh, on the other hand, is a laid garden of Orchha and carries the testimony of the highly polished aesthetic sagacity of the Bundelas, who used to rule this small palace. The variety of trees and abundant greenery serve as a perfect base to enjoy the festivities of Saawan in Orchha.

Happy Saawan to you  🙂

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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Orchha’s awe inspiring saga is told and re told in different eras with grandeur and enthusiasm. The cenotaph town has much more than what has been shared since centuries. If we talk about Ram Raja Temple and Chaturbhuj temple of Orchha, their marvelous architecture and intriguing story will amaze you.

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Although at first glance, the Ram Raja temple across the road from the Orchha fort complex appears a bit disappointing, with its plain, yellow and white painted facade but the interior is breathtaking. And, there is a charming legend attached to it which is more enticing. While King Madhukar Shah was a worshiper of Lord Krishna, his queen believed in Rama. Their devotional clash culminated in the king demanding that the queen go to Ayodhya and return with her preferred deity in tow. Touched by her plight, Lord Rama in reality appeared to her and agreed to visit Orchha in the form of an infant, but put forth the condition that he would remain in the spot where he was first set down. The king was in hurry to build a grand temple to enshrine the deity, and hence the Chaturbhuj temple, next to the Ram Raja temple was constructed.

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The massive citadel looks like a fortress with soaring spires and palatial architecture. It’s interior architecture represents a grand hall with a high-vaulted ceiling. Chaturbhuj temple is built upon a towering stone platform and reached by a steep flight of steps.

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When the queen arrived in  Orchha, she took a halt in her palace before proceeding towards the temple. Stopping at the royal kitchens next door, she set down the little infant, and true to his word this is where the avatar of Lord Rama established himself, refusing to be moved.

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Thus, the former kitchen turned into the Ram Raja temple, while the Chaturbhuj Temple now houses deities of Radha Shyam. Even today, the Ram Raja temple is the focal point of the town. Here, Lord Rama is worshiped as a king and not as a God. In the evening, Orchha reverberates with the peal of the temple’s bells. Townsfolk gather in the temple premises, under a chhatri or the leafy canopy of a tree, to sing devotional songs.

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Orchha- the serene medieval town of Madhya Pradesh – is a mesmeric holiday destination ‘far from the city crowd. The peaceful ambiances and the soothing air in Orchha have turned it into a refreshing retreat for those who seek peace of mind and tranquility.

“Yogasan has never been such a deep devoutness”

Lately Orchha is shining out as a preferred Meditation hot spot for yoga enthusiasts!! You wouldn’t be able to stop admiring the artistry and nature intensifying the backdrop of asanas in this set of images we clicked yesterday.  

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A sleepy hidden town with barely there dodging traffic, no outstretched hands of beggars and the insistence of shopkeepers definitely is a perfect destination to take in the best milieu of nature.

You will feel the difference when you are in this serene destination to enjoy the true benefits of Yoga. On the World Yoga Day today,  you may determine to drive down to Orchha and make your soul meet with your inner self in a peaceful ambiance. Add this to your bucket list!

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Indulge in the magnificence of the surprisingly beautiful Orchha while rejuvenating your mind body and soul with your yoga asanas at Amar Mahal Orchha. 

To visit the incredible town of Orchha you can contact us at

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

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Summer heat is at it’s worst best here and so are the vacations. It’s time now to plan for the summer vacations at a place dear to you and your kids. Confined to the central region, high and massive architecture, flora and fauna and the absolute stunning ideal location in Madhya Pradesh’s tiny town Orchha provide the perfect setting for holidaying with your family. The river Betwa in particular offers an adventurous spot for the water sports like rafting and kayaking.

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The challenge of a turbulent current is no less than that of the rough landscapes. Nestled in the lap of lush greenery and massive cenotaphs, Orchha’s mighty river Betwa swift right from the Vindhya Range and empties itself into the Yamuna. The river is wide and its placid flow is intermittently broken by Grade I to Grade II rapids and gives another reason to adventure lovers to experience world’s most lovable water adventure. Kayaking in the calm water of River Betwa is such an experience which actually makes a traveler feel as if it’s some amazing series.

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River always seems a magic thing. A magic, moving and living part of the very earth itself…. Pump up your adventurous genes and experience the fun of kayaking during your visit to the beautiful town of Orchha!!

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For an unforgettable experience of adventurous water rafting, kayaking, magnificent architecture, regal hospitality and the 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

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amarmahal@bsnl.in

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