|Darbar Mahal Orchha
The Darbar 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.
History of Darbar Mahal,
The construction of the
Darbar 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
Description of Raj Mahal,
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
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.