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Raj Mahal Orchha

The Raj Mahal, Orchha is among the most visited palaces in Orchha. Every year, thousands of visitors from various parts of the world pay a visit to this majestic palace.

The construction of the Raj Mahal in Orchha, India was initiated by Rudra Pratap Singh, the Rajput ruler of this region in the 16th century. But the task of completion of the construction was taken up later by the successors of Rudra Pratap Singh, the most popular among whom was Madhukar Shah. The two rectangular courtyards in the interior of Raj Mahal, Orchha were used by the Bundela Queens.

The features of Raj Mahal, Orchha include lavish royal accommodations that are marked by elevated balconies. The various floors are interconnected by paths rise that are proportional tiers on all four sides. The entire structure is marked by towers and domed pavilions.

The interiors of the Raj Mahal are lined with fragments of mirrors and animated paintings which are plastered all over the walls and ceilings. Some of these are still in remarkable condition and can be witnessed even today.

The Raj Mahal, Orchha leads you to the Sheesh Mahal, which is one of the other tourist attractions in Orchha.

Orchha is situated on the Jhansi-Khajuraho Road and is easily accessible by various modes of transport from various parts of Madhya Pradesh as well as other parts of the country. The availability of local transport facilities is also commendable.


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