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Year’s most awaited holiday season is here and you are sure planning an escape from the busy city life. We are here with a destination less explored and less crowded in this blissful season of the year.  The hidden town of Madhya Pradesh – Orchha is now a very popular holiday destination for its extensively carved out cenotaphs and temples which can be seen 5 kms before even reaching the place! Bordered by the azure shades of river Betwa that flows by and the sky which seem to touch the cenotaphs, Orchha is unarguably the next best place of Central India to visit!

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This magnificent town of Madhya Pradesh in India is filled with legends of love and romance was built by Bundela Rajput kings. The grand palaces and temples with mammoth cenotaphs make it one of the most sought after destination for the travelers in this holiday season as winters are the best time to visit Orchha.

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With the autumn breeze the ambiances of Orchha become pleasant as local temperatures range between 25 degrees to 7 degrees making it comfortable to bear the sun at open places surrounding the great monuments.

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So waste no time and plan your winter holidays in the pleasant town of Orchha, which is replete with heritage, nature, wildlife, adventures and luxury of Amar Mahal!

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At Amar Mahal in Orchha you would love to enjoy the autumn sun with a blissful view of marvelous architecture and nature surrounding the palace. Book your winter holiday at Amar Mahal and have the wonderful spirit of adventure with all the comforts more than your home!

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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It gives us immense pleasure to share that the popular ghazal and devotional songs singer Padma Shri Anup Jalota Ji payed a visit to Amar Mahal on his recent trip to Orchha.

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The Emperor of Bhajans spent a good time at Amar Mahal and shared light moments with Shri Brajendra Singh Rathore, owner of the property. He also appreciated the warm hospitality of our staff and promised to visit us again.

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We wish Anup jalota ji all the best for his musical endeavours and good health.

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For a delightful stay in orchha visit http://www.amarmahal.com

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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

 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

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

 

Orchha is the hidden town of Madhya Pradesh that narrates the grandeur of imposing monuments towering over it. There are fascinating moments and views at River Betwa, and then we are intrigued by Orchha’s history and the interesting personages who left tremendous footprints in the form of striking architecture and impressive paintings.

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Orchha and its marvelous structures predominantly possess impregnable paintings with the relic of bygone era waiting to be heard.  The Laxmi Temple in Orchha is one such citadel which was built in a mix of temple and fort architecture. The most fetching thing about this temple is the paintings on its walls and ceilings inside. These paintings are dated back to medieval era of India, hence you can see paintings of Hindu deities- the focus is mainly on scenes from Ramayana and Krishna leela.

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Laxmi Temple’s interior undoubtedly contains the most exquisite of Orchha’s, wall paintings covering the walls and ceiling of three halls, these murals are vibrant compositions.  The Laxmi Temple also shows another group of interesting paintings from history mainly painted during the British era during the first battle of Independence in 1857. There are paintings showing fights between the British and local forces.

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Krishna Leela: Krishna is playing flute and Gopis are mesmerized

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Procession of Sun God

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The King’s procession for a ceremonial function

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Scene from history- Left wall depicts King’s army, King on the elephant in center ceiling, the painting of fort on right hand side.

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The British Army at the battle field

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The local Army of India at the battle field

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A scene when Lord Ganesha and Kartikeya visit goddess Lakshmi

Apart from the vibrant canvas, there are these scratch paintings, which form a different section of art in the temple. The walls are painted in brown and then beautiful drawings are conceived by scratching off this paint with mural paintings.

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Laxmi Temple through its impressive architecture and awe inspiring paintings exhibits a unique treat to eyes, which is not to be missed when in Orchha.

Some Important Facts about Laxmi Temple of Orchha

Laxmi Temple is one such temple where there is no idol but what pulls everyone here is the calm ambiance and the wall paintings inside.

All paintings in Laxmi Temple are done with natural colors.

There are few paintings which can be easily related to Bundi Style adorning the wall of Chitrashala at Ghar Palace in Bundi, Rajasthan.

Laxmi Temple is wrongly termed as Laxmi Narayan Temple on internet. The Temple is only dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi, who is the Hindu goddess of wealth.

Vir Singh Deo ji of Orchha ordered the construction of  Laxmi  Temple around 1622, but due to inadequate maintenance over the years the temple soon began to fall apart and had to be reconstructed by Prithvi Singh in 1793.

 

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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Marriage-  a beautiful beginning in any one’s life. It is when one takes a step further to fill his/her life with happiness, along with their life partner. This definitely requires a grand celebration! A pompous and grand wedding is the dream of everyone. There are people who believe in grand and marvelous celebrations and for them Royal weddings are best described to make their wedding graceful and memorable. India with its rich cultural heritage and spiritual traditions is the focal point for royal weddings.

Orchha is such beautiful destination that fulfills all the desires of couples & sets a fabulous mood for a perfect wedding. This remote town in natural beauty and splendor has almost everything to play a perfect host to a wedding.

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Amar Mahal in Orchha is reminiscent of the royal past with its old world charm and is fused wonderfully with contemporary facilities. An experience that will hold you spellbound throughout your life. Royal weddings at Amar Mahal offer the couples a chance to take new vows in the ultimate royal setting. With a beady mix of traditions, sanctity and emotions, weddings at Amar Mahal add glitz and glamour to make it an unforgettable moment. The quality of the ambiance and surroundings is really to be experienced.

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Come step into the world of peerless delicacy and crisp hospitality …

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All your requirements of a premium banqueting area, state of the art audio-visuals, excellent outdoor-indoor catering services & perfect ambiance will be amply met here at Amar Mahal. The banquet covers everything from traditional Indian delicacies to the International gourmet cuisine. Our professionalism with the combination of creativity and passion ensures function to be well remarked and delightfully remembered by your guests.

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Besides, the garden area at Amar Mahal offers some perfect ambiances to celebrate your special evenings under beautiful starry sky. Amid the illustrious set up, ambient lighting and calming music, your guests are served best of the Bundelkhandi as well as continental delicacies from across the borders to leave an everlasting impression on your guests.

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Experience the best of royal settings for your special events!

 

For an unforgettable royal wedding 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

email : reservation@amarmahal.com

amarmahal@bsnl.in

 

 

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