The town of Orchha is considered to be Madhya Pradesh’s big draw, graced with medieval style architecture dating from the start of 16th century. Established as the capital of Bundelkhand by Rudra Pratap Singh, a Bundela chief in 1501 A.D., Orchha carries the imprints of all former rulers, who ruled the city at different points in history. Far removed from the centers of modernity, the area around is full of chances to explore the outdoors. You can strike out towards seeing the palaces and temples, or there are some beautiful gardens like Phool Bagh, within easy reach. Being a less crowded region, Orchha’s air and water are relatively clear, as a result, it makes for a great city break. Outside the peak season, you may be the only person enjoying rafting in the Betwa River.
The historic town of Orchha, was founded in the 16th century by the Bundela Rajput Chief, Rudra Pratap on the banks of river Betwa. The town has many monuments continuing to retain their original grandeur along with some of the most fascinating temples and palaces. Kahjuraho another popular tourist destination is about 180 Kms Khajuraho from Orchha.
Situated to the right of the quadrangle is the architectural gem, depicting a variety of religious themes
This beautiful palace was built by Raja Indramani for his concubine, Rai Parveen, around the year 1675.
Nearest airport is at Gwalior (119 km), connected with flights from all major cities in India.
Jhansi (16 km) is the nearest railhead. All major mail and express trains stop at Jhansi.
Orchha lies on the junction of Jhansi-Khajuraho highway. You can take state buses or private taxies.
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