Orchha in Madhya Pradesh is a historical town with several attractions depicting the pomp and splendor of the bygone era. The Phool Bagh is one such place that is known for its beautifully laid garden. The place is a genuine testimony to the aesthetic tastes and wisdom possessed and pursued by the Bundelas, who once ruled this small place in central India. Rightly so, this place once served as the summer shelter for the kings of Orchha.
As per the history, the charming Phool Bagh was built as a memorial for the prince of Orchha, Dinman Hardaul. On the whole, it’s a garden complex of immense beauty depicting the good taste the Bundelas had in the visual beauty. You could still see and marvel at an 8-pillared palace pavilion that was shaped through multiple fountains. The water streams through the fountain in a way as if it were rainfall!
A trip to the town of Orchha should include this attractive garden to understand history and lifestyles of the erstwhile kings. Apart from marveling at the beautiful foundation and feeling awe about the mechanism involved with water ventilation, you could enjoy a peaceful time at the garden and have bliss-induced tranquility. Other attractions here include the Badgir Sawan Bhadon Towers – built to bring cooling effect by capturing the blowing wind.