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List of travel related articles on Orchha, Madhya Pradesh. Includes detailed descriptions of the various sites, pictures, and hotel reviews.

orchha restaurants

Orchha Restaurants

Bhola Restaurant is a street-side restaurant in its true sense; all seats are on the pavementÂ đŸ™‚ while the kitchen and pantry is indoors in a narrow, rectangular room.

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Orchha hotels

Hotel Shri Mahant, Orchha

One is a more basic guesthouse right in the center of the village market, while the other, Hotel Shri Mahant, is a newer structure west of the village chowk, off the road that leads to Laxmi Narayan temple.

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Orchha : Cenotaphs, a Museum and a Temple

Orchha : Cenotaphs, a Museum and a Temple

We woke up early in order to go see Orchha’s birds that Shyamlal promised would show up for feeding at the cenotaphs. On a normal day, waking up at 7:30am wouldn’t be termed as ‘waking up early’.

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Orchha Temple : Laxmi Narayanan Temple

Orchha Temple : Laxmi Narayanan Temple

The Laxmi Narayan Temple in Orchha exhibits an unique style of architecture – a mix of fort and temple styles. The interior walls are elaborately decorated with mural paintings based on mythological themes.

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Orcha Palace Grounds

Orcha Palace Grounds

Orcha Palace Grounds includes the monuments around the main palace – These include Dauji ki Kothi, Himma Hamir ki Kothi, Raj Praveen Mahal, and more.

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Saaket Museum

Saaket Museum

Saket Ramayan Kala Sangrahalaya has a wide variety of Ramayan themed artwork in various tribal art styles. This museum was established by Kapil Tiwari, director of the Adivasi Lok Kala Academy.

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Orchha

Orchha

The word Orchha literally means ‘hidden’. This area was named so because it was completely covered in forests before being developed.

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Orchha Sound and Light Show

Orchha Sound and Light Show

The Sound and Light show at the Orchha Fort/Palace Complex takes place from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm in English and from 8:45 pm to 9:45 pm in Hindi. It covers the history of Orchha and its glory in an interesting audio visual medium.

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Chaturbhuj Temple

Chaturbhuj Temple

Chaturbhuj Temple was built by Raja Madhukar between the years 1558 and 1573. Chaturbhuj (means four-armed), is dedicated to the four-armed deity. The temple has plenty of light and space inside, a feature unusual for a Hindu temple.

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