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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  • October 5, 2017
    One must visit this fort , should not miss the light and sound show of M.P Tourism department. The English version starts at 7.30 in the evening and the Hindi version starts at 8.45 in the evening. I ...  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    This is definitely worth a visit lots of history and wonderful views for as far as you can see, you do need a guide so you know the history behind it all though  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    entry to all places is covered under the fort entrance ticket but this is not mentioned anywhere please ensure that you visit the fort first and then other places on the same day  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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