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Jahangir Mahal

Bhadbhada Road, Orchha 472246, India
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Bhadbhada Road, Orchha 472246, India

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully carved and designed Mahal having the mixed architecture styles of Mughal and Hindu. It was made to welcome Jahangir for one night stay. The rear door opens facing the picturesque Betwa river.

Thank Shyam M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This fort was built by a coward king in the honour of a Mughal Emperor in order to safeguard his own territory from attacks. The architecture is good but the idea behind building this grand palace is just ridiculous. Its just a waste of money....More

Thank anjan s
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I think this place locates next to other historical buildings - I hope I am correct. It is a beautiful palace with many and interesting place to visit

Thank iwsantoso
Reviewed 22 May 2017

24 July, 2016. On a visit to Orchha, we came out of the impressive Raja Mahal (the first structure in the overall area known as the `Orchha Fort'), towards the second large impressive one, the Jahangir Mahal. The entrance is actually from the Raja Mahal...More

Thank sumantra_travel
Reviewed 9 May 2017

You have to pinch yourself to realise how old all these buildings are. Magnificent marble work! The mural paintings unbelievable. If ever I go back I will overnight in Orchha. Needed much more time to slowly enjoy this gem!

Thank EStruwig
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The Jahangir mahal - built as an extension of the Raja mahal is a mix of Mughal and Hindu culture - elephants and typical Mughal carvings at each level - Indo Islamic architecture. The place is like a maze across 3 levels with narrow and...More

Thank Karthik R
Reviewed 30 March 2017

India was always a rich country and by seeing these Forts we r re-assured. Its a spectacular fort and now one of my favourites.

Thank JDR0X
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This palace was suppose to have been built in the honor of Jehangirs visit to Orchha. Very beautiful architecture a mix of Indian and Islamic style. The four bastions at the four corners with domes are really beautiful.

Thank traveller_prk
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

It was definitely love at first sight. The moment I set my eyes on the monuments of Orchha, I knew that I was going to love this place and my decision to spend two nights at this place was proved absolutely right. Or may be...More

1  Thank KabraRamesh
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This fort or mahal was built for Jahangir's stay for a night. Lovely to go though the entire complex especially at the top levels. Must visit. Part of fort complex It apparently take upto 20 years to build and was built to exercise the tax...More

Thank N S
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