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Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

After hearing about Rai Praveen during the light and sound show and from our guide, I was curious to see her palace. The palace is behind the Jehangir Mahal and you need to approach it by climbing down a flight of stairs and through the...More

Thank KARAN A
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Rai Pravin, the courtesan and love interest of prince Indramani of Orchha was so famous for her beauty and poems that even Emperor Akbar sought her company. However, she turned him down defiantly and came back to be with her lover. Her palace , though...More

Thank Dr_Powderpill
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Bss history and other records. Rai Praveen's fame reached Emperor Akhar court too..same is not being re-told here. In short, Rain Praveen's palace was built when she came back from Delhi/Agra. Same is now in state of ruins... Avoid entering same.

Thank Kilroy_Mariner
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Built for Rai Parveen, she was the famous dance in the bundelkhand, The mahal was made for her so that she can stay in the Fort permises

Thank Prof K
Reviewed March 7, 2018

This palace belongs to the singer cum dancer, Raipraveen at the time of King Indrajeet Singh bundela. This palace is also a symbol of love of king and a dancer. A most beautiful dancer and singer who played a big role in history. She was...More

Thank Lalbahadur
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Rai Parveen was the beautiful dancer of Bundel Kingdom. She had very fine knowledge of traditional dance that is why her stories were very famous in all kingdoms in neighborhood. The Bundel kings always loved art and her beauty and gave a special cottage to...More

Thank Abhinav K
Reviewed January 22, 2018

A dwelling built for the consort of Indrajeet Singh, the Rai Praveen Mahal is now just a dilapidated structure screaming for restoration. If you are hard pressed for time, you can skip it. The garden around the house is as ill maintained as the house....More

Thank Pushkar L
Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

This palace belongs to a nautch who was also lover of a prince. Story of the dancer is wonderful and exciting till date. Palace has some traces of terribly restored murals..

Thank KaranS1907
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

I went to Rai Praveen Mahal. The gifted poetess, musician and dancer Rai Praveen beguiled the Mughal emperor Akbar when she was sent to him as a gift, but was eventually returned to Orchha to live out her remaining days. It is great place to...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

This palace is made by Bundela King Indrajeet Singh for his consort Rai Praveen. Rai praveen was an accomplished poetess, singer and dancer

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