Orchha a sublime and less touristic destination yet with marvelous and glorious history of Bundela Kings is a small town in Madhya Pradesh ( Central India ). Orchha lies just 15 kms out-side of Jhansi, a major railway junction and is a stopover visit between Agra and Khajuraho. The town was founded in 1531 by Raja ( King ) Rudra Pratap Singh who later also became the first king of Orchha and allso built impressive Orchha Fort.
On the bansk of river Betwa , Orchha Fort is a blend of Bundelkhand and Mughal architecture. Numerous cenotaphs and chhatris dot the vicinity of the fort and the Betwa river. Elsewhere about the town there is an unusual variety of temples and tombs, including the Chaturbhuj temple, which is built on a vast platform of stone.
Soon Orchha is expected to be listed another UNESCO World Heritage site in India.