Orchha is an very old town situated in the Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh, which was established by Maharaja Rudra Pratap in the year 1501. It is well-known for various monuments like forts, temple, and many other buildings. This place attracts large number of domestic and foreign tourists every year. If you are planning to visit this place, then have a look at this Orchha tour and travel guide from Splendid Tours.
Chaturbhuj Temple This temple is constructed on a big stone platform that can be reached only through a large number of steps. It was built by Raja Madhukar at the insistence of his wife, Maharani Ganesh Kunwar during the years of 1558 and 1573. At the same time, it is actually built to enshrine the image of Lord Rama and has various symbols like Lotus emblem and many more that showcase it's great exterior ornamentation.
Chhatris Cenotaphs This is are located near the river Betwa in Orchha and are the great hallmark of royal grandeur and glory of this place. These Chhatris were built to represent the contribution of every rule of Bundelkhand dynasty. There are fourteen Chhatris that were erected after the name of every ruler of this Bundelkhand region.
Jehangir Mahal It is one the supreme examples of Bundela architectural style and was constructed in accordance with the Hamam Saras of Agra. This palace has eight beautiful pavilions and five storey's. The intricate carvings, decorations and paintings of this Mahal are simply splendid.
Ram Raja Temple This Temple is a very holy Hindu pilgrimage wherein Lord Ram is worshipped as a king along with Mata Sita. It was earlier the palace of Raja Madhukar Shah and later he transformed this palace into a temple. The most unique element of this temple is the architectural style that looks like a palatial house other than a temple.