Orchha

Orchha chhatris

Orchha “Hidden Place” located in the state of Madhya Pradesh, central India. Medieval capital of Bundelkhand region (Bundela kings) is around 500 years old. This Hidden Place is treasured with History other than natural beauty.

The Betwa river makes the “Hidden Place” most favorite destination for Historians with its significant Chhatris/ Cenotaphs.

Orchha Fort:Orccha fort frescos

Rai Praveen Mahal: Built by Raja Indrajit Singh for his courtesan Rai Praveen.

Jahangir Mahal:Orccha fort

Chaturbhuja temple, Raj mandir are other important buildings in the fort.

Wildlife Sanctuary:Orccha wildlife sanctuary Orccha wildlife Sanctuary is nothing but a Bird Sanctuary which offers good treat to bird watchers along with adventure sports. Though this Sanctuary is small but its importance is huge because of the Betwa river.

Natural beauty of the place magnifies with the birds which come from long distances.

How to reach Orccha: Orccha is well connected by Air, Rail and Road networks. Nearest Airport is located in Gwalior. Jhansi is the major station which is situated just 15 km from Orccha. Of course, road network will take us to heart of the Hidden Place.

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