An elegant 17th century mansion, Jahanghir Mahal in Orchha is a remarkable structure. The most admired palace in Orchha, the Jahangir Mahal was constructed to commemorate the visit of Jahanghir to Orchha. A three storied building, which is a harmonious blend of Indo-Islamic architecture, with hanging balconies, topped domes, marvelous sculptures, delicate chhatris and trellis, Jahanghir Palace presents a superb architectural grandeur.
The ceremonial gateway of this palace leads to the east-facing facade, which is covered with turquoise tiles and the arrival of Raja was announced by the ringing of bells of the stone elephants that guards the stairway.
The most imposing monument of the Bundela reign, Jahanghir Mahal is a magnificient memento of the past, which forces the visitor to come back again.