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Address: Bhadbhada Road, Orchha 472246, India
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Jahangir Mahal, 24 Jul'16

24 July, 2016. On a visit to Orchha, we came out of the impressive Raja Mahal (the first structure in the overall area known as the `Orchha Fort'), towards the second large... read more

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

24 July, 2016. On a visit to Orchha, we came out of the impressive Raja Mahal (the first structure in the overall area known as the `Orchha Fort'), towards the second large impressive one, the Jahangir Mahal. The entrance is actually from the Raja Mahal side, which makes the visit work up a crescendo, as one goes to the ceremonial... More 

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Pretoria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to pinch yourself to realise how old all these buildings are. Magnificent marble work! The mural paintings unbelievable. If ever I go back I will overnight in Orchha. Needed much more time to slowly enjoy this gem!

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Jahangir mahal - built as an extension of the Raja mahal is a mix of Mughal and Hindu culture - elephants and typical Mughal carvings at each level - Indo Islamic architecture. The place is like a maze across 3 levels with narrow and steep steps. The Jahangir mahal is very artistic and hosts great paintings. They also have... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

India was always a rich country and by seeing these Forts we r re-assured. Its a spectacular fort and now one of my favourites.

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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This palace was suppose to have been built in the honor of Jehangirs visit to Orchha. Very beautiful architecture a mix of Indian and Islamic style. The four bastions at the four corners with domes are really beautiful.

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Nashik, India
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

It was definitely love at first sight. The moment I set my eyes on the monuments of Orchha, I knew that I was going to love this place and my decision to spend two nights at this place was proved absolutely right. Or may be in hindsight I might have to say that two days were too less !!! An... More 

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This fort or mahal was built for Jahangir's stay for a night. Lovely to go though the entire complex especially at the top levels. Must visit. Part of fort complex It apparently take upto 20 years to build and was built to exercise the tax of the state.

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Khajuraho, India
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Jehangir Mahal: Built by Raja Bir Singh Ju Deo in the 17th century to commemorate the visit of Emperor Jehangir to Orchha. Its strong lines are counterbalanced by delicate chhatris and trellis work, the whole conveying an effect of extraordinary richness.

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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Included in the Fort visit at Rs250 camera rs25 Very worthwhile - see reviews of the Fort as on same sight & same entrance ticket. An amount of steps to climb to the higher levels - mainly for the View. Impressive looking Palace from the other side from where you enter if moving from the Fort - lovely elephants either... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in and awed by Indian historic architecture then do come and visit this place. The setting, the lovely views inside and outside as well as the imagined court life are just great.

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