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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  • Wonderful setting for a large fort built to accommodate the Murgal emperor who only spent one night there. Architecture very well preserved and very well worth a visit  more »
  • Loved this place..the villiage and the forte...people were lovely..country types...one of the lovely places to visit in india  more »
  • This is ofcourse of the major tourist attractions of Orchha. This palace or fort showcases the richness of the Bundelas.  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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