- Address: Orchha Village, Orachha, 462003, India
- Phone: +91-7552778383
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Family And Kids
Chhatris Cenotaphs - Review
Located within the Orchha Fort Complex but at a short walking distance, these magnificent Chhatris are umbrella-shaped structures dedicated to the various rulers of Orchha. Standing peacefully along the banks of Betwa River, these cenotaphs belong to the 18th and 19th century. Displaying beautiful architecture through its 14 different cenotaphs dedicated to 14 different rulers, you can admire them from outside or enter it using your ticket of the Orccha fort. The gardens are great for a stroll and you can observe the Chhatri dedicated to Bir Singh, an ally of Salim (Emperor Akbar’s son) which has a strong Mughal influence in its construction.
Chhatris Cenotaphs Information
- Combine it with the visit to Orchha fort complex.
Chhatris Cenotaphs Ticket Prices
- Entry included in the ticket price of Orchha fort complex.
Chhatris Cenotaphs Opening and Closing Hours
- Best visited early morning for sunrise or during sunset.
- Prefferd time to visit this place is 4 pm-6 pm
How To reach Chhatris Cenotaphs by Public Transport
- Auto-rickshaw, hired car, hired bicycle, on foot.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Chhatris Cenotaphs
95% of people who visit Orachha include Chhatris Cenotaphs in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
37.01% of people start their Chhatris Cenotaphs visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Chhatris Cenotaphs
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chhatris Cenotaphs
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Chhatris Cenotaphs, Orachha Reviews
Best place to hang out in orchha. Very clean and betwa river make it more beautiful.
Historic monuments and river betwa Combine to present a fabulous view for viewers
Chhatris at orchha are best place to hang out. River betwa is flowing near it. You can have a bath in it also. Boating is also available. And during rainy season river rafting is also available there.
15 cenotaphs are located belonging to Bundela kings & members of their clan. Though most of them are in a dilapidated condition but a few are in well preserved condition. Good place to visit while in Orchha. Try to visit during the sunset and view is awesome when viewed from other bank of river Betwa. Chhatris is usually understood in India, as a memorial, built over the place where the funeral of an important personage was performed. At Orchha, the Chattris is on the bank of Betwa River, a total of 14, made for the rulers of Orchha. A fun fact about Orchha is that it means “hidden” and you would find the location same as that. It was founded by Bundela Rajput, Rudra Pratap Singh in 1531 and these cenotaphs are of 17th and 18th centuries, rulers and among them, the most common is of Vir Singh Deo because of its unique architecture and beautiful design. Nearby Places: Betwa River, Orchha Fort, Jahangir Fort. In Orchha, the majority of the attractions are located nearby, as it is a small town so you can walk to most of the places and could cover the entire town in 2 days. Also, Jhansi city is situated nearby this town at a distance of 15km so it would take you 30-45 mins to reach the place.
Beautiful cenotaphs on the bank of Betva river in orchha,a small village near Jhansi