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How To Reach

The nearest airport to Orchha is Gwalior, which is 124 km away from the city. Several airlines connect it to other major cities of India like Delhi, Varanasi.
Orchha is located at the turning between Jhansi and Khajuraho. The nearest bus station is at Jhansi. There are regular services of buses and taxis to reach Orchha from Jhansi.
The nearest railway station is in Jhansi which is at a distance of 17 km. Cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chennai, Indore, Trivandrum, Ahmadabad, Pune, Jammu, Lucknow, Bhopal and others are connected to Jhansi by rail.

Orchha - At a glance

Founded in : 1501
Founded By : Rudra Pratap Singh
State : Madhya Pradesh
Best Time to Travel : September to Marc
Language : Hindi and English
Religion : Hindu, Islam, Sikhism, Jainism
Temperature : Summer (24°C Min to 47°C Max) & Winter (9°C Min and 24°C Max)
Climate : Quite Hot
Cuisine : Indian and Different country foods


Places to Visit in Orchha

Jahangir Mahal one magnificent heritage built by Raja Bir Singh Ju Deo was built in the loving memory of Emperor Jahangir. Here you will also find chattris that cover the palace and it looks as if it is crowned by the umbrellas. From this palace you can also take a great look at the mind boggling soaring spires and also cenotaphs of the temples.

Raj Mahal is one of the most beautiful attractions here that depicts the lifestyle of the royal kings in the Raj Mahal. It is at the right side of the quadrangle and here you will also find very beautiful and colorful murals on the walls which are religiously designed. Here you can also take a look at a few other royal architectures which will depict the lifestyle of the kings that lived there.

Chaturbhuj temple was first a place and then turned out to be a temple. It is a real unbelievable fact that the statue of Ram was brought here during the construction of the temple and then it was not possible to move it by anybody. This is the only temple where Ram is considered and worshiped as the king. Here you can also witness the greatest and the most splendid architecture.

Sunder mahal palace is one another great thing to watch though it is in a ruined state it is one of the most visited place by the pilgrims those who are Muslims.

Many other places that you cana lso take up a look at include Dinman Hardaul’s memorial and also the phool bagh.

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