Raja Mahal, Orchha

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#5 of 7 in Historic Sites in Orchha
Kings and queens resided at Raja Mahal until it was abandoned in the 1780s. Today, deities like Vishnu, Krishna, and Ganesh engage in various activities across the vivid murals painted on the walls and ceilings. The upper levels provide great views through their stone lattice windows. To visit Raja Mahal and other attractions in Orchha, use our Orchha itinerary planner.
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  • June 29, 2017
    Orchha If you need have a rest from hectic India you must visit small calm town Orcha in near of city Jhansi. There is everything what you need. You can study Hinduism in old temple, make to cleansing...  more »
  • May 9, 2017
    A must see! I don't no why - The laid back atmosphere and stunning buildings in such an excellent condition- was just amazing and enjoyable. The mural painting here was even better than those at the J...  more »
  • May 4, 2017
    With a little time you can visit the Royal Palace to the Temple. Relatively well preserved building.
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  • June 5, 2017
    Wow very nice place ever.....The king Bundela Rajya is here
  • January 19, 2017
    Amazing must see if you are in the area. Very few tourist compared to other palaces in other Indian cities. Like a best kept secret. Had a solid tour guide show us around.
  • January 17, 2017
    This is my second visit after almost 25 years. Still it's charming. Sheesh Mahal is now restaurant & accommodation suits.
  • March 12, 2017
    The outer wall of this palace with huge window shaped holes gives magical touch to the palace and painting on the interior walls add more to the palace.
  • October 23, 2016
    One of the most impressive palaces I have ever seen. Quite big and open to go till the top of palace.

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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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