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Orchha Fort

Orchha, India
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Ranked #3 of 16 Attractions in Orchha
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks
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Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

You will get ticket of rS. 10 per adult & Rs.35 for camera from this place. This ticket will get you in at Orchha Fort (Raja Mahal) , Jahagir Mahal, Laxmi Narayan Mandir, & Cenotaphs. Take a guide at Rs.375/- from the entry gate. Without guide its just stone. You can hire an Auto (Tuk Tuk) which will show you... More

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Wirral UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

The fort and palaces must have been stunning in their time, but they arenow showing signs of neglect. The buildings must have been fabulous in their prime, but they are past it now. That being said, they are still great to visit and in some countries would be a highlight. Not so in India, which has so many stunning sites.... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Do visit this fort in the evening at 6:30 pm for Sound and Light Show, which is worth watching. Apply mosquito replant to avoid mosquitoes. A lovely fort can then be visited again next morning for viewing the architecture in day light.

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Navi Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

It is sad that there are persons who do not relate to Orchha as a beautiful place. It has many attractions: 1. The Fort complex that has Jahangir Mahal and the main palace and Rai Praveen palace 2. It is the first place where I found a 'valet parking' of the olden days called the Oont khana [The king parked... More

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kabul
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

To be true I first heard of Orchha on my trip to Khajuraho in March this yr. Khajuraho was absolutely out of the world, so may be I expected some thing similar in Orchha, bt this place is a big letdown. There is nothing to see. The Rajamahal and Jahangir mahal are very poorly maintained, nothing is there to see,... More

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washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

nice sound and light show...read well before going into the fort..dont take any guides.because they generally have a misleading historical account of the whole thing...read and reaserach well ..so that u can bask in the glory...Sound and light show is pretty good.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This dilapidated fort is just awesome. The old marks on the fort just add to the beauty of the fort. Well maintained the beautiful fort provides a great view of the small town of Orchha. The sound and light show at night is very good and should not be missed. Uploading a pic of the lit fort post the show.

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Bengaluru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The fort is beautiful and well maintained. Some parts are destroyed but restoration is in progress. The fort is clean and we had a lot to see . Lot of interesting places and paintings to see. We saw the Sound and Light Show which was very interesting and well made. When we visited the next morning we did take a... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Orchha Fort is a fantastic experience and the best part was the sound and lights show which happens daily at 7:30pm

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Orchcha is quite a small town in comparison to the towns having such enormous forts. The time we visited fort was quite dirty as if MP tourism does not even give a damn about such a great palaces. Overall the fort is huge and it needs repairing. It is not as big as forts in Rajasthan but it's significance is... More

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