Chhatris Cenotaphs, Orchha

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Explore the memorials dedicated to the town's historical kings at Chhatris Cenotaphs, which stand next to an ancient temple on the river Betwa. Constructed between the 17th and 18th century in the regional Bundelkhand architectural style, these highly ornamented cenotaphs represent triple-storied tombs with temple-like features. Explore the ancient streets where time has stood still, and examine a total of fourteen cenotaphs built on spots where each royal was cremated. The most popular memorial, Vir Singh Deo, has a distinguishable design that attracts the majority of tourists. Add Chhatris Cenotaphs to your Orchha travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Orchha online itinerary planner .
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  • The Chhatrus are very impressive and speak strongly to the imagination. In the evening light feel ancient times. The location on the River makes this an excellent destination, especially at the end of the day. Walking distance from the heart of Orchha.
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  • 15 cenotaphs are located belonging to Bundela kings & members of their clan. Though most of them are in a dilapidated condition but a few are in well preserved condition. Good place to visit while in ...  more »
  • Our tour group stopped in Orchha for lunch at the Orchha Resort and we were given about 30-40 minutes afterwards to roam and explore the nearby Chhatris Cenotaphs along the Betwa River before reboardi...  more »
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