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Shri Ram Raja Mandir


Shri Ram Raja Mandir is a temple located in the historic town of Orchha. The temple is dedicated to Lord Ram and is considered to be one of the most important places of worship for Hindus in the region. The temple is unique in that it is the only temple in the country where Lord Ram is worshipped as a king, and not as a deity. According to legend, the idol of Lord Ram was originally meant to be installed in the nearby Rama Janmabhoomi temple in Ayodhya, but it was brought to Orchha by the ruler of the region, Madhukar Shah, who was a devout follower of Lord Ram.

The temple’s facade features intricate carvings and a soaring spire, while the interior is adorned with elaborate murals depicting scenes from the Ramayana. The temple is a popular pilgrimage site and attracts a large number of devotees, particularly during the annual Ram Navami festival. The temple’s unique history and architecture make it a significant cultural landmark in the region, and it continues to be a symbol of religious harmony and tolerance.

Distance from Shatam Jeeva

25 km

Visiting Hours

Open 7-days a week
Phagun to Kwar (Mid February to Mid October): 08.00AM to 10.30PM
Kartik to Magh (Mid October to Mid February): 09.00AM to 09.30PM


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