Orchha Fort, Orchha

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Filled with ancient monuments dating back to the 16th century, Orchha Fort is a beautiful yet small town brimming with temples, palaces, gardens, and pavilions. Expect to enter the complex through an arched causeway, keeping your eyes peeled for battlements along the fort walls. Once inside, find yourself in an open space surrounded by palaces decorated with projected balconies and latticed windows. Do not miss the Raja Mahal, the elaborate structure where royalty lived up until the 18th century. Remember to wear good walking shoes to help with all the exploring and climbing you'll do at this attraction. Make Orchha Fort a part of your Orchha vacation plans using our Orchha planner .
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  • Check out the superb hindu wall paintings. Two palaces in a wonderful little town plus amazing cenotaphs and lakshmi temple also with great 18thc wall paintings nearby.  more »
  • We traveled by train-express to Agra. Jancy then a/m, Orci. Ford took a big territory and without restoration looks not bad. There were very few tourists, but a lot of monkeys. Inside Ford are three ancient Palace.
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  • Introduction: It is usual that you would not have ever heard about this place, Orchha, a place near Jhansi, founded by Bundela Rajput chief, Rudra Pratap Singh in 1531. As same happened with me but I ...  more »

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The accommodations available in Orchha all lie within easy reach of the river and the main historical attractions. Hotels and resorts provide the most luxurious options in town, positioned with views of the river and landmarks, and offering a range of additional amenities, like pools and restaurants. Homestays cover the budget traveler, along with a set of family-run guesthouses that introduce visitors to the lives of locals in this laid-back, historically rich town by the river.
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