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Things to do in Orchha

Every stone in Orchha whispers tales of a bygone era. The list of things to do in Orchha includes visits to magnificent palaces and beautiful temples. Orchha is immersed in history and is a perfect getaway from the maddening city crowd. Go for leisurely walks, cross the bridge over Betwa River and lose yourself in the dense woods. Sit on rocks to view sunset while splashing your feet in the gushing waters of Betwa River. Soak in the local charms of Orchha by trying multi-cuisine food in roadside restaurants and shop for souvenirs like Dokra and Baster handicrafts in local market.

Sightseeing in Orchha


One of the important tourist attractions in Orchha is the Raj Mahal that was started by Raja Rudra Pratap, but after his death in 1531, the construction was completed by his son Bharti Chand and the final touches to the Mahal were added by Raja Madhukar Shah who further built several other monuments in Orchha.

Shopping in Orchha


Orchha has limited shopping options but you can pick some traditional stuff from the place. The popular shopping items amongst tourists are the pyjamas and kurtis adorned with archetypal designs of Rajasthan.

Activities in Orchha


After sightseeing you can hire bicycles in Orchha at cheap prices and explore its beauty while cycling.

NearBy Places in Orchha


There are many places near Orchha that one may visit on a day trip from here.

Eating Out in Orchha


Eating out in Orchha is not a problem, as there are quite a number of restaurants in Orchha offering quality food.

Festivals & Events in Orchha


Ram Navami, Dussehra and Diwali are some of the festivals in Orchha that are celebrated with pomp and fanfare.


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