Orchha Fort, Orchha

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Filled with ancient monuments dating back to the 16th century, Orchha Fort is a beautiful yet small town brimming with temples, palaces, gardens, and pavilions. Expect to enter the complex through an arched causeway, keeping your eyes peeled for battlements along the fort walls. Once inside, find yourself in an open space surrounded by palaces decorated with projected balconies and latticed windows. Do not miss the Raja Mahal, the elaborate structure where royalty lived up until the 18th century. Remember to wear good walking shoes to help with all the exploring and climbing you'll do at this attraction. Make Orchha Fort a part of your Orchha vacation plans using our Orchha planner .
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  • The city of Orchha is a real open-air museum. Wherever you look, you can see temples and palaces that bear witness to a glorious past. Unfortunately, the amount of monuments and the fact that they are not known as other places, makes the care of all these treasures a little undesirable. However, the emotions are very strong and perhaps the little tourism determines an added value.
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  • The open courtyard of this fort was surrounded by several palaces that make up this complex. We had a guide which helped sort it all out. What amazed us was that we felt like we had the whole place to...  more »
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