LANDMARKS OF CHARKHARI: OLD PALACE


Another Invaluable Heritage Resource Unfortunately Unprotected . . .

Name                      Old Palace
Type               Palace
Location                In Charkhari town, 31 kms from Mahoba in Uttar Pradesh
Past Usage            Royal Residence
Present Usage     Not in use
Ownership            -
Protection             Unprotected
History/Significance Built by the Rajput rulers of Bundelkhand. The palace has a beautiful entrance gateway the Deori darwaza and a very impressive Darbar Hall with an ornamental ceiling.
Threat Neglect and lack of maintenance
Remark Picturesque Charkhari which was a culturally rich princely state before Independence has been referred to as the ‘Kashmir of Bundelkhand’ and a ‘Mini Vrindavan’. A number of temples and water bodies dot the landscape of the town.

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