This is a historic village that displays the highest levels of architectural brilliance similar to that in Khajuraho. Orchha village is situated on the banks of the Betwa River and is a nice place to visit. The stay here is very comforting and relaxing which takes you far away from the worries of the city life. If you want to stay here you can choose the option of homestay and enjoy the real flavors of countryside life. You will not only fall in love with the artistic works here but also the slow and calm life of the village. You can also do a number of water sports or activities in the river.
Orchhha has a lot of historical significance. The place was once the capital of Bundels from 16th to 18th century. When Jhansi fort was built, Bir Singh Deo used to rule from Orchha only. Bir Singh was well supported by Emperor Jehangir and therefore he gained power. The Jehangir Mahal was built to celebrate his visits. The village Orchha used to be a popular town in Mughal era but lost its significance in the later times. These days it is commonly known for its peculiar tourist experience that it offers on the banks of Betwa River.