Majestic Orchha

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  • Orchha was founded in the 16th century by bundela rajput chief, rudra pratap
  • Ram raja temple is the only place where lord ram is worshipped both as a god and as a king
  • The laxmi narayan temple exhibits a unique architectural style, which is a mix of a fort and a temple
  • The famed chhatris of orchha are cenotaphs that were constructed in honour of its erstwhile rulers

Majestic Orchha

The historic town of Orchha, nestled on the banks of river Betwa, was founded in the 16th century by the Bundela Rajput Chief, Rudra Pratap. Here, the river Betwa splits into seven channels, also called the Satdhara. Legend goes that this is in honour of the seven erstwhile Chiefs of Orchha.

The ancient town seems frozen in time, with its many monuments continuing to retain their original grandeur even to this day. Here you will find some of the most fascinating temples and palaces that will help you realise a childhood fantasy - travelling back in time!

The incredible air coolers of Orchha

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The palace that became a temple!

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Places of interest

Chaturbhuj Temple

Chhatris

Jehangir Mahal

Laxmi Narayan Temple

Orccha Bird Sancturay

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MPT Betwa Retreat, Orchha

Price: INR 2490 - 4290 Phone: (07680) 252618, 8349102398

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MPT Sheesh Mahal, Orchha

Price: INR 1790 - 6590 Phone: (07680) 252624, 9179487076

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Best Season To Visit

Best Season To Visit

The best time to visit Orchha is from September to February.