Around Us

Centuries of history, waiting to be explored. History right from the room you check into - the furniture, fixtures, the architecture, the places around the hotel, and to the destinations around the city. Everything is a testimony to a glorious past. A past that you can savour with a little help from the concierge!

Around Us

Panna Tiger Reserve (174 km)

Panna is famous for tiger, leopard, spotted deer, sambhar deer, chinkara, wild boar and other mammals including over 300 species of birds. The Ken River flows through this beautiful park and is home to the long snouted crocodile (Gharial) and Marsh Crocodile (Mugger). The reserve is dotted with ancient rock paintings.

Gwalior (118km)

Gwalior is known for Gwalior Fort, Jain sculptures, Teli- Ka- Mandir and Man Singh Palace. The Gwalior fort stands majestically on a hill. The Mughals held the fort till Mahaji Rao Scindia established himself in 1784 A.D. The fort was built by the Raja Man Singh in the 15th century and has bands of glazed ceramic tiles adorning the facade.

Khajuraho (168km)

Once a great Chandela capital, Khajuraho is now a World Heritage Site for its temples built between A.D. 950 to 1050 and is known to be one of the largest groups of Medieval Hindu and Jain Temples. The temples are grouped into three geographical divisions: western, eastern and southern and are made of sandstone.

Datia (46km)

The Fort of Bir Singh Deo which is the twin of the Orchha Fort was built in 1626 A.D. The Datia Fort is called Gobind Mandir and was built after Jahangir Mahal with a central tower. Peetambra Peeth a famous Shaktipitha is located in Datia and houses the temples of Buglamukhi Devi and Dhumavati Mai.

Sonagir (56km)

Sonagir is known for Jain temples (about 12 km from Datia). There are 101 White Temples, 77 of them are located in the hills and 26 in the village. Temple 57 is the main temple and a tall statue of Lord Chandraprabhu is housed within the temple.

Jhansi (18km)

Jhansi is famous for its Fort built in 1613 A.D. by Maharaja Bir Singh Deo of Orchha and Rani Mahal, the former Palace of Rani Lakshmibai which is now a museum containing hundreds of sculptures. The fort is built on a hilltop. 10 prominent gates give access to the fort these are Datia Darwaza, Unnao Gate, Khanderao Gate, Sagar Gate, Orchha Gate, Sainyar Gate, Laxmi Gate, Jharna Gate and Chand gate.

Shivpuri (104 km)

Shivpuri is the old summer capital of the Scindias. Shivpuri is known for Chhatris (tombs) and the Madhav National Park. The park has Chinkaras, Indian gazelle, Nilgai, Chausingha or four-horned Antelope and Sloth Bear among many others. The Madhav Vilas Palace is rose pink in colour and reflects colonial architecture. The Chhatris or cenotaphs of Madho Rao Scindia and his wife are beautifully embellished marble structures.

Garh Khundar (30 km)

Garh Khundar known for its Fort on top of the hill and a lake built by Maharaja Bir Singh Deo of Orchha. It is in the Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh.

Chanderi (110 km)

Chanderi Fort dates back to the Mughal times and has been ruled by different monarchs. It can be approached through three very famous gates. The main gate is known as 'Khooni Darwaza','Hawa Pur', 'Kati-Ghati'. Another place to visit in Chanderi is the beautiful Badal Mahal Gate is a singular structure of a gate that doesn't lead to any palace. It is situated at the Southern end, facing the Jama Masjid has intricate carvings. The Chanderi area has also been a major center of Jain culture. It is known for its quaint forts, hills and elegant hand-woven Chanderi sarees.