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Orchha Fort

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My wife and I visited the Orchha Fort (Jahangir Mahal Palace) whilst visiting Orchha during a tour of northern India. The palace, which dates from 1605, is made of yellow... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited the Orchha Fort (Jahangir Mahal Palace) whilst visiting Orchha during a tour of northern India. The palace, which dates from 1605, is made of yellow sandstone and is broadly symmetrical around a large courtyard with the remains of a fountain and 4 “jacuzzies”. There are 9 large onion domes around the palace, and the courtyard... More 

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Agra, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had visited this fort with relatives. Really a good fort. Ram Derbar temple near fort is also very good to see. There was no rush during my visit. You can see this comfortably with your loving ones.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful fort with lots of hostory with it. I wonder how people made all this no fan no ac but all rooms so airy and so cool.

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Kanpur, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Orchha fort is located outskirts of the JHANSI city, which is in M.P. bordering with U.P. . nearest Railway station is Jhansi Junction distance about 16 Km. There is no proper public transport is available to visit this fort form Jhansi city. Good number of palace Hotels and Guest houses are available for comfortable stay in Orchha. Orchha fort Built... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated on the banks of betwa river this monument tells a lot about the Bundelas and their glorifying rule.Please do hire a guide.It was built by Rudra pratap in 1501AD.The entry to the fort is by a massive gate.There are alot of paintings which depict Lord Vishnu and his avatars. The monument has a blend of indo-islamic architecture and has... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a guided tour of the Forts and really enjoyed our time there. The tour was great and the forts themselves are amazing to see. We also went to the sound and light show in the evening which was a great way to learn about the history of the fort. Beautiful scenery from the top. Must visit

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is under restoration now. A nice place to feel the History of Orchha and its King's house.The Motifs on the wall are beautiful.

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Pinhal Novo, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This historic monument is one of the most beautifull locations in India. A very relevant and cultural place.

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Tewantin, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We enjoyed out visit to Orchha Fort. Our guide was excellent and I would recommend a good guide - the Orchha stories are very interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The Orchha Fort built in 16th century in many phases sits pretty atop a minor hillock near river Betwa. The fort is impressive and has Jahangir Mahal and Sheesh Mahal as its major components. The latter is being used for heritage tourism hotel by Madhya Pradesh Tourism. Jahangir Mahal is in decent shape if not very good. It has a... More 

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