Tourism in Orchha

Posted On : 15-3-2016
Tourism in Orchha

Orchha or Urchha is one of the popular cities of central India. It is a small town in Niwari district of Madhya Pradesh, largely renowned for its architectural charm.

The major highlight of the Orchha tour is the Orchha Fort Complex. It is situated on the island of River Betwa. The complex comprises of different monuments, the most outstanding of which are the Raj Mahal and Jahangir Mahal. The glorious temples of the Bundela Kings are a delight for shutterbugs. Owing to the architectural embellishments in the form of splendid temples, Orchha draws a large number of tourists.

Jahangir Mahal

The Jahangir Mahal is an alluring mansion that was built in the 17th century. This three-storied building is known for its superior structure. One can witness its beautiful architectural glory by glancing at the hanging balconies, gentle chhatris, and fascinating sculptures.

Chaturbhuj Temple

The Chaturbhuj Temple is known for its delicate engravings. The exterior walls of the temple are decked with lotus emblems along with several other symbols that carry religious significance.

Raj Mahal

The Raj Mahal Palace was constructed by Madhukar Shah in the 17th century. He was the antecedent of Bir Singh Ju Deo. The monument has nearly an unadorned surface, which is projected by jutting windows and a series of delicate chhatris across the pinnacle. These austere exterior make way for an interior that is adorned with charming murals that are flashily colored on a wide range of religious themes. The shores of the River Betwa are peppered with 14 cenotaphs of the former Bundela emperors. Raj Mahal is a heavenly temple in this place widely known for its astonishing interior spiffed up with flashy murals that are admired by tourists from all over the world.

Ram Raja Mandir

The Ram Raja Mandir is a colossal square temple the exterior of which is titivated with yellow and black colors. This is the only temple to exalt Ram as a king. The Laxminarayan Temple is another temple popular for its artworks on the walls which enraptures the sightseers.

A tour to Orchha is not complete unless you pay a visit to Sunder Mahal and Phool Bagh (a lawn of fountains).

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