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Places to Visit in Orchha

History of Orchha

Places to Visit in Orchha

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The place where history and culture resides in it is Orchha, which is a medieval city. During the reign of Bundela rulers that is in 16th or 17th centuries many palaces as well as temples were constructed which still exist and that too they are worth visiting. Monuments, river, palaces and temples are the highting of this city. 

Overview of Destination

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The city of orchha is rich in attractions and so being here and not visiting these attractions is not affordable. Some of the major attractions are:

Jahangir Mahal: The magnificent Jahangir Mahal was built by Raja Bir Singh Ju Deo. This Mahal was basically constructed in the honor of emperor Jahangir at the time the emperor visited this place that is Orchha. It is place that is crowned by elegant chattris. From this palace you can get mind blowing views of soaring spires and cenotaphs of the temples.

Raj Mahal: One of the attractions of orchha that gives the clear idea of the lifestyle of the royals is the Raj Mahal, beautifully designed which is at the right side of the quadrangle. In the interiors of this palace you will find wonderful and colorful murals along with many religiously themed designs. In this Mahal you will find convoluted stair way that leads to a number of turrets and this is something which will reflect the breathtaking life the royals spend in their days.

Ram Raja Temple: This was basically palace and then turned into temple. This is something that you will find quite uncommon part of India. The statue of Ram from brought from Ayodhya on a temporary basis as the temple there was under construction. However it was found that later on moving this statue was impossible. This is the only temple wherein Ram is worshipped as Raja that is king. The attracting things of this temple are the splendid architecture and the soaring spires.

Chaturbhuj Temple: This was basically palace and then turned into temple. This is something that you will find quite uncommon part of India. The statue of Ram from brought from Ayodhya on a temporary basis as the temple there was under construction. However it was found that later on moving this statue was impossible. This is the only temple wherein Ram is worshipped as Raja that is king. The attracting things of this temple are the splendid architecture and the soaring spires.

How To Reach Orchha

When you are planning a trip to orchha it is quite obvious that you would like to know about the way you can reach out this beautiful city.

You can prefer railways as the nearest railway is Jhansi around eighteen kilometers from orchha. Jhansi is basically located at main Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi- Chennai route, therefore you can find many trains that pass by from Jhansi and stop there.

You can also prefer buses. Best way to travel to orchha is by hiring a cab as it will make you trip to this place comfortable as well as fun all the time. Hiring a cab will also give you smooth accessible to the worth visiting attractions of orchha.

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