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When tourist goes anywhere like orchha that time first question is in there mind What To See In Orchha? In Orchha there are lots of places where tourist's can visit some of the Orchha Sightseeing.

Orchha Sightseeing

Orchha Palace

What To See In Orchha :

Orchha Palace

Orchha Palace is a best orchha sightseeing. Orchha's splendor has been occupied in stone. Are frozen in time and with the rich heritage of the past.In 16th and 17th century bundela kings was maid some palaces and temples. Orchha was found in 16th century . This town was found by the Bundela Rajput chieftain Rudra Pratap . He choose this land along Betwa river as an ideal site for his capital.

Ram Raja Temple Orchha

Ram Raja Temple Orchha

This is the center around which the life of Orchha revolves. The presiding god is Bhagwan Ram. To establish statues in the temple quadrilateral is imposing, but once the land (where they are today) put on idols, when the refused to carry. Around a temporary shrine was created and is known as the Ram Raja Mandir.It is tiled with marble and rosy and yellow Mandir in an excellent patio, offers a radiant look which is a nice orchha sightseeing. No photography.

Jahangir Mahal Orchha

Jahangir Mahal Orchha

This is another orchha sightseeing Created to celebrate the visit of Emperor Jehangir Raja Bir Singh Ju Deo in the 17th century in Orchha for the mughal emperor Jehangir.Its Strong lines are counterbalanced by weak chhatris and trellis work, the whole conveying an impact of exceptional peosperity. Jahangir mahal having more powerful, more richly endowed with architectural embellishments, and far more beautiful than other mahals. Some architects belives that this is the epitome of indo-islamic architecture though it veers, in many ways, from islamic style. Many of brackets show the wavy style of jain architecture. It is high, wide, and impressive and is decorated with bright ceramic tiles.

Raj Mahal Orchha

Raj Mahal Orchha

Raj Mahal Orchha was Bir Singh Deo's main palace and sometimes referred to Raj Mahal Palace. It is a solid, square structure structure and, since it is built on a hillock, two wings have five storeys on three sides and four storeys on one side. The halls of private audience and of public audience are imposing. To the right of the Hall of private audience are the bedrooms of four rains. The king's chamber, in front, is on the same level as the sanctum of the chaturbhuj temple orchha. Placed to the right side of the quadrate ,Madhukar Shah created this mahal was in the 17th century,raj mahal orchha is Religious preceding of Bir Singh Ju Deo. The plain external, crowned by chhatris, give way to interiors with exquisite murals, boldly colourful on a variety of religious themes. Get a good guide inside here to take you all over the complex, including locked rooms, for a tip.

Chaturbhuj Temple Orchha

Chaturbhuj Temple Orchha

Built upon a gaint and reached by a steep flight of steps, the temple was specially constructed to enshrine the image of Rama that remained in the Ram Raja Temple and this temple is one of the best orchha sightseeing. Lotus emblems and other symbols of virtuous significance provide the delicate exterior ornamentation. Within, the sanctum is chastely plain with high, vaulted walls emphasizing its deep sanctity. Find the hidden stairs to the roof for a view of the entire area.

Rai Praveen Mahal Orchha

Rai Praveen Mahal Orchha

Rai Praveen was the favourite mistress of Raja Indramani when mughal emperor aurangzeb was on the throne. This elegant, double-storeyed, brick building seems to be more mughal than bundelas. It has a main hall, terraces overlooking its formal gardens, little chambers, and is filled with light and air. Rai Praveen was a skilled dancer, singer, musician and a poetess who was associated with the great hindi poet Keshav Dass.It is interesting to visit the mansion of this remarkable women and to imagine what it must have been like with oil-lamps flickering in the jasmine-scented darkness, stringed instruments playing softly, and the enchanted voice Rai Praveen casting and loving spell around her king. Rai Praveen Mahal Orchha is one of the sightseeing in the orchha.

Betwa River Orchha

Betwa River Orchha

The fantastic little town of Orchha that is famed for its architectural marvels and tourist attractions basks prettily on the banks of the Betwa River. The nondescript Madhya Pradesh town literally means 'hidden' and rests in the Bundelkhand region along the Betwa River.

A close look at the gspatial positional facts about Orchha, a landlocked town reveals that it is primarily drained by the Betwa River. Also known as the Vetravati, the Betwa River originates from the mountains of North India and meanders through the plains to enter Madhya Pradesh from the west and flow through Orchha. A tributary of the Yamuna River, the confluence of the Betwa and the Yamuna Rivers takes place in the Hamirpur town, in the vicinity of Orchha.

In Madhya Pradesh, the Betwa River flows near the Mandideep industrial area, a small outside the capital city of Bhopal. The river also finds abundant mention in the ancient epics like the Mahabharata. The Betwa River finds mention as the Shuktimati River in the mythological texts as the venerable river on whose banks the seat of government of the Chedi kingdom rested.

Currently, the Betwa River is being merged with the Ken River as a part of the river linking project in Madhya Pradesh. Another noticable project on the Betwa River is the construction of the Matatila Dam, an undertaking between the states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.

Cnotaphs Orchha

Cenotaphs Orchha

Poetess and musician, Rai Parveen was the beautiful lover of Raja Indramani (1672- 76) and was sent to Delhi on the orders of the King Akbar, who was infatuated by her. She so impressed the Great Mughal with the purity of her love for Indramani that he sent her back to Orchha.

Phool Bagh Orchha

Phool Bagh Orchha

Madhukar Shah, in contrast to hi son Bir Singh Deo, was an aesthete, a recluse and a religious man. He was also very found of hydrailics. Near the ram raja temple, but sequestered from it by a high wall, he created the delightful water pavilious and formal gardens of phul bagh. Animal-powered water-wheels filled reserviors from where the water flowed in channels atop the perimeter walls to spout out of fountains, cascade down small artificial fall, drizzle from the ceiling of mansoon pavilion and pour into a huge, wine-glass shaped, stone cup. Phool Bagh in Orchha is a well-laid garden and was the resting place of the erstwhile Bundela rulers. This garden in Orchha has fountains, pavilions and simple water aeration system, connecting the underground castle with Chandan Katora, a bowl-like frame from whose fountains droplets of water filtered through to the roof, simulating rainfall.

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