Orchha Fort Complex

Why?
  • The only place where Lord Rama is worshipped as a king and not as a god
  • Located on an island on River Betwa, with a number of palaces to tour within it 
  • Features plain exteriors, crowned by chhatris, which give way to interiors adorned with exquisite murals
  • Possesses the glorious past and mythological attachments
  • The statue of Rama inside the Rama Raja Temple was brought from Ayodhya
  • The way is through a multi-arched bridge and it has three palaces set in an open quadrangle 
  • Most noteworthy of the palaces are Raj Mahal, Jahangir Mahal and Rai Parveen Mahal
Location
  • Within the city, just a minute's walk from the main market area
Timing
  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Entrance Fee
  • Rs.10 (Indians)
  • Rs.250 (Foreigners)
  • Rs.25 (Camera)
  • Rs.200 (Video Camera)
Restaurants nearby
  • Ram Raja, Jehangir Mahal Rd
  • Jharokha Restaurant
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