Rudra Pratap Singh
Tikamgarh District is 5048.00 sq. Km
October to March
Founded by Rudra Pratap, Orcha is a small city in Tikamgarh District, Madhya Pradesh. This city is as old as 16th century and is located besides the Betwa River It is a very renowned place for its temples and also the gigantic forts. It also has very exotic architecture all around the pillars and walls. The Bundela Art of the palaces is a must see.
There are many destinations in Orcha which you can not afford to miss out. Jahangir Mahal, one magnificent heritage built by Raja Bir Singh Ju Deo was built in the loving memory of Emperor Jahangir. Here you will also find chattris that cover the palace and it looks as if it is crowned by the umbrellas. From this place you can also take a great look at the mind-boggling soaring spires and also cenotaphs of the temples, Raj Mahal is one of the most beautiful attractions here that depicts the life style of the royal kings in the Raj Mahal. It is at the right side of the quadrangle and here you will also find very beautiful and colorful murals on the walls which are religiously designed. Here you can also take a look at a few other royal architectures which will depict the lifestyle of the kings that lived there. Chaturbhuj temple was first a place and then turned out to be a temple. It is a real unbelievable fact that the statue of Ram was brought here during the construction of the temple and then it was not possible to move it by anybody. This is the only temple where Ram is considered and worshiped as the king. Here you can also witness the greatest and the most splendid architecture. Sunder Mahal Palace is one another great thing to watch though it is in a ruined state it is one of the most visited place by the pilgrims those who are Muslims. Many other places that you can also take up a look at include Din man Hardaul’s memorial and also the phool bagh.
When you want to take a look at this place it is certain that you will also have to think about how you can travel there. Taking help of the railways is one good method because the nearest station is Jhansi and it’s just 18 kms away from Orchha. This place is also reachable from all the different metro cities like Mumbai, Delhi and also many other places too. Buses and also the other local transport can be taken help of when you are here.