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Orchha - A Royal Creation


Orchha, held by Betwa river in her arms, lies in the heart of India, Madhya Pradesh in the district of Tikamgarh. Founded by the famous king of the Bundelkhand region, Rudra Pratap Singh in 1501, Orchha lies just 15 km away from Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. Being the founder of this place, Maharaja Rudra Pratap Singh is the first king to rule Orchha.

Tourist Places In And Around Orchha

Orchha, as it was initially created and ruled by a king, has remarkably constructed structures which definitely deserve genuine appreciation. Chandrashekhar Azad Memorial, Chhatris, Dauji ki Haveli, Dinman Hardaul’s Palace, Phool Bagh are some amazing sites in Orchha.

Orchha tourism lets its tourists witness sites like the Raja Mahal, Rani Mahal, Sunder Mahal, Laxmi Narayan Temple and a lot more. In Orchha, tourists can experience River Rafting which is a must for those who love adventure. Orchha is also known for its culture and traditions.

Even though it’s not a huge town, but the people of Orchha share understanding among each other which can be seen in occasions of celebration.

Orchha - A Place With Immense Beauty

Orchha tourism proudly welcomes tourists who are sure to enjoy the beauty that lies within the boundaries of this famous town. In and around the beautiful town of Orchha, there are a number of mahals, temples, palaces and beautiful constructions to see and enjoy. A minimum of four days must be spent to take back with oneself the wonderful memories of visiting Orchha.

How To Reach Orchha

The distance between Jhansi and Orchha is around 16 km. Road transport is easily accessible.

Orchha Weather

The weather in Orchha is pleasant most of the time.

Orchha Weather

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How to Reach Orchha

  • By Road
    Orchha can be reached easily and conveniently from all major cities of Madhya Pradesh. Roads to Orchha are well maintained. Buses at regular intervals ply from all the important places in Madhya Pradesh to Orchha. One can also hire a taxi to reach Orchha from its neighbouring places.
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  • By Train
    Jhansi Railway Station, at a distance of 16 km away from Orchha, is the nearest station. Since it is a major railway station, trains from most of the places in India can be availed from here. From Jhnasi one can easily cover the remaining distance by bus. Taxis are available from the Jhansi Railway Station to reach Orchha.
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  • By Air
    The Jhansi airport is the closest airport to Orchha lying about 16 km from it. From the airport one can hire a taxi to reach Orchha. However, the cheapest mode of transport from the airport will be via bus. As the distance to the airport is very less, one can opt to fly to Jhansi and come to Orchha.
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