Orchha, a medieval city built on the banks of River Betwa in Madhya Pradesh is almost a ghost city now. But it still retains one of the finest display of monuments, temples, palaces and cenotaphs, all of which speak of interesting stories, legacies and history.One such beautiful palace is the Dinman Hardauls Palace , rich in history of worship and martyrdom.
History of Dinman Hardaul's Palace :
The second son of BhirSingh Ju Deo,the ruler of Orchha, Dinman Hardaul gave up his life to prove his innocence to his elder brother Jhujhar. Jhujhar had doubted the relationship Hardaul had with Jhujhar's companion. Prince Hardaul was greatly respected and revered as a saint by the people. After his martyrdom, Hardaul was worshipped as a God.
How to reach Dinman Hardaul's Palace
The nearest airport to reach Orchha is Gwalior which is 120 km away. One can also reach Orchha by rail since Jhansi is the enarest railway station only 16 km away.One can hire autorickshaws, cabs or buses from Jhansi to reach Ochha.