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Every time we hear the word World Environment we think of nature and green surroundings. But in World Environment, our health is also counted. We think of eating healthy and fresh, but here we are losing. Isn’t it? The key is to cook tempting and delicious food that also happens to be healthy.  Here at Amar Mahal, we strive every day to fulfill the health related needs of our guests.  Our staff has an enormous fondness for delicious food, and that fondness inspire our chefs to cook tempting, delicious and healthy food.

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We emphasize on planting more and more trees- that helps us in contributing our bit to save our environment and planet earth. Besides, the Fresh produce from our organic garden also plays an important role in the refreshing menus of our restaurant at Amar Mahal Orchha as our chefs firmly believe that the quality of food we serve comes from the freshness of its ingredients. Fresh fruit picked in the morning may be used for lunch, and chefs can often be found picking herbs. Of the different varieties of vegetables grown, most are picked whilst young and tender. Our Organic Garden gives the perfect produces to our chefs to pick and serve delicious fresh food to us as well as our guests.

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Our expanded assortment of planting also changes with the season, but are also in line with our menu requirements, ensuring that our own produce is a fundamental part of the food we eat and serve to our guests.

To enjoy the delicious and healthy food from the princely comforts and natural ambiances, plan a trip to Amar Mahal !!

Orchha, District Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh- INDIA

Tel:+917680252102,252202

email: reservation@amarmahal.com

 amarmahal@bsnl.in

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Holi is an exciting festival and playing with colours on this festival might be super fun, but it turns out quite taxing on the skin after all the play owing to the harmful chemicals present in toxic colours.

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Our exquisite and refreshing Spa at Amar Mahal Orchha comes to your rescue, which gives you some amazing remedies to cleanse, refresh and rejuvenate your skin as well as body after a colourful crazy weekend of Holi. Try our specially curate and designed body and face cleansing therapies along with the hot oil hair massage by the expert duo masseurs from Kerala. They’ll rejuvenate your senses with the magic of Ayurveda from Kerala, and exfoliate the skin cells.

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These expert Kerala Ayurvedic masseurs will help you get your skin and hair back into its usual glowing, healthy self.

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After a day of colourful battles comes exhaustion, and full bodies massage pumps up your blood and helps your muscles relax. The oils used in the massage also help in nourishing the skin.

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So, wait no more, book a visit and pamper yourself with an amazing variety of spa treatments at Amar Mahal 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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“When scattered clouds are resting on the bosoms of the mighty high structures of Orchha, it seems as if one might climb into the heavenly region or the heavenly bodies will walk down to admire the beauty of this land, earth being so intermixed with the magnificent architecture from history, and this beautiful town of Orchha gradually making you fall in love” 

Amar Mahal Orchha brings to you the alluring postcards from the Orchha land of Madhya Pradesh that’ll make you fall for this place and plan a holiday soon 🙂

1. Laxmi Temple

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With an unconventional architecture, which is a blend of a fort and a temple molds, the Laxmi Temple is a sight to behold. It manifests stunning paintings from post mutiny and the murals depicting mythology, spirituality and royalty.

2. Chaturbhuj Temple

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Built during the reign of Emperor Akbar primarily to enshrine Lord Ram’s idol, this famous temple is now dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple stands on a huge, stone platform, and the great loftiness of its ceiling is an unusual feature to be seen in any Hindu temple.

3. Cenotaphs encompassing River Betwa

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Laid down in a row of 14 along the beautiful banks of the Betwa River, the huge cenotaphs in memory of Bundela Kings and their family members are built in Nargar Style architecture.  Sunset on the banks of Betwa with these mystical Cenotaphs is said to be one of the most amazing sunset views in India!

4. Jahangir Mahal

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When Mughal Emperor Jahangir first visited the city of Orchha, the then ruler Vir Singh Deo built this finest example of classical Mughal architecture to welcome him. Jahangir Mahal is regarded as a symbol of friendship between two former follies.

5. Paintings at Raj Mahal

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Dated back from 400-500 years the paintings at Raj Mahal, Orchha are no less than a marvel. Lined with fragments of mirrors and animated paintings plastered all over the walls and ceiling, Raj Mahal’s interior attracts many visitors from across the globe to Orchha. These Bundela style paintings are so fascinating that one can spend whole day in the palace.

6. Rai Parveen Mahal

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A lush garden, with shrubs and flowerbeds pruned in very many artistic shapes, surrounds this beautiful palace. The art of topiary has been in existence in Orchha for centuries. Rai Parveen Mahal was built in honor of the Bundela king’s paramour who refused to compromise her sanctity with Emperor Akbar.

7. Sawan Bhado

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These sheer twin towers called ‘Sawan Bhado’ in the middle of ‘Phool Bagh’ are the miraculous air coolers from ancient Orchha. Strategically designed to ease out heat, the towers give off amazing cooling effects around the park during summer!

8. Sunset at River Betwa

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Find mesmeric vistas and the much needed peace of mind on the bank of this Betwa River in Orchha. Against the noise of cattle and birds that are bidding adieu to the day, the gentle murmur of the water can only just be heard to further soak in the beauty of  setting Sun. The mild sun rays on the bordering cenotaphs make them look more historical and breathtaking.

9. Cenotaphs surrounded by Lush Gardens

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The lush gardens encompassing magnificent cenotaphs of Vir Singh Deo are a treat to eyes. The beautiful maintained gardens with row of plants and variety of flowers offer a delightful ambiance to nature lovers.

10. Sheesh Mahal

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The grandeur of past is magnificently coupled with an enchanting color scheme at Sheesh Mahal in Orchha. The interesting extension of Raj Mahal boasts of some age old medieval paintings that attract many!

11. Ram Raja Temple

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Ram Raja Temple holds an intriguing history behind! The Hindu deity Ram is addressed as ‘Raja- the King’ in Orchha.   The Idols which were supposed to be installed in the magnificent Chaturbhuj Temple were kept on the ground where this temple now stands. The Temple has a beautiful architecture, which is bordering a marble courtyard and colorful walls. The evening Aarti and a special ‘Prasaad’ at this temple are worth not to be missed when in Orchha.

To plan a holiday in Orchha and Reservation queries, Please Contact

Amar Mahal Orchha,

District Tikamgarh,

Madhya Pradesh- INDIA

Tel:+917680252102,252202

email: reservation@amarmahal.com

 amarmahal@bsnl.in

 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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 is beautiful and splendid town in the Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh, India. And there is something really special about this splendid town during the monsoon season. Every year the lush greens flourish like a beautiful valley .

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

  1. Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary

Along with the arrival of rains, the usually dry and arid area is lush with greens and abundant river Betwa is brimming with water. The famous bird sanctuary is a perfect treat for the nature lovers and enthusiastic photographers as the landscape of Orchha’s wildlife sanctuary has much more than bird sighting to offer.

  1. Roof Top of Chaturbhuj Temple

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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 itself is a lofty rectangular building. The roof top of Chaturbhuj Temple offers to soak in a breathtaking view of the entire town covered in greens.

  1. Bank of River Betwa

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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 and its reflection in the shimmering Betwa is worth a visit to Orchha.

  1. Orchha Fort

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Orchha Fort is a marvelous building see in al seasons, but monsoon renders a tremendous bloom to this Bundela Fort from 15th Century. Climbing its stairs and a stroll through its grand courtyards lush with season’s freshness make you feel no less than a royal.

  1. Amar Mahal Orchha

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It is a medieval palace of Bundela chieftains beautifully maintained to welcome the 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!
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.

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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!

 

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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Hidden behind the steep dhak forest of Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh, Orchha is a fascinating slumber town, which very few have heard about. The traditional vacationers visit Jhansi, Gwalior or Khajuraho, but this sleepy yet magnificent hamlet carries unbelievable treasures from the medieval Indian royalty.  From Nature’s blessings to architectural marvels, Orchha has something to offer to all kinds of travelers.

  1. Nature’s Bliss
    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.

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  2. Heritage Grandeur
    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.

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  3. Adventure Spree
    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.

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  4. Water 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.

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  5. Eternal Solace
    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.

    ram raja templeFor an unforgettable experience of the beautiful town of Orchha with 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

 

 

More of an art gallery than a museum, the Saket Museum in Orchha showcases some beautiful folk paintings from different states of India. The Madhubani paintings from Bihar are particularly striking. This museum was established by Kapil Tiwari, director of the Adivasi Lok Kala Academy.

Keeping in mind Orchha’s spiritual and archeological importance, and also its significance as a renowned tourist place, the academy established Ramayan Kala Museum in 2005 at Baroodkhana, Orchha. The museum houses all art items, traditional painting featuring Ramkatha in various styles. It also showcases crowns, masks, jewellery and costumes associated with Ramkatha and Ramleela.

Saket Ramayan Kala Sangrahalaya is the country’s first museum which display the traditional arts associated with the Ramayana, themed artwork in various tribal art styles.

Sharing the mesmerizing paintings of Saket Ramayan Kala Sangrahalaya.

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Sita Vidai, Madhubani Art (Bihar)

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Lord Rama paying his respects to Yamuna River, Cheriyal Pattam Art (Andhra Pradesh)

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Maarich’s transformation into a golden deer, Chrakathi Art (Maharashtra)

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Lord Rama and Hanuman, Kalamkari Art (Andhra Pradesh)

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Lord Rama’s Coronation, Patua Art (West Bengal)

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Establishment of the Bridge, Patta Art (Orissa)

Saaket Museum is ranked 3rd among the 10 must to do things in Orchha.

For an unforgettable experience of the mesmerizing art work of india with 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

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