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Chhatris

Mughal Garden, Shivpuri, India
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Understated, unexpected and worth it.

Worth a visit. The chatris are in a slightly rundown but extensive park with beautiful big... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
Wales-Smith
via mobile
Interesting little known gem

Visited on the way to Orchha, cost INR 160 for two of us to enter, bring our camera and video... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
MushnKit
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Mughal Garden, Shivpuri, India
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit. The chatris are in a slightly rundown but extensive park with beautiful big indigenous trees. There is a lovely example of pietra dura on one chatri and then others built around the 1920's. Recommend lunch at the 'Tourist Village' government hotel on...More

Thank Wales-Smith
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Visited on the way to Orchha, cost INR 160 for two of us to enter, bring our camera and video. Warning, the site must be seen in bare feet, so don't visit during midday as the entire area is stone paved and gets very very...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Nice place overall. Would have been good if the center pond was filled with water. Houses 3 temples one a Ram mandir, second a Krishnan ji mandir and third a Shiv ji mandir. Besides this there is this Jija Bhai Hall with her statue. There...More

Thank Jaishankar2015
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Great architecture and the place has beautiful building, small water body, temple and lush green parks.

Thank rohitsaini9
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

A must see location in shivpuri. there are two temples one in marble but the beauty of the art done is very beautiful. the fans installed there are also of the same period. don't miss to see them. the garden is beautiful. not well maintained...More

Thank DayanandWade
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

The chatris where a real surprise for us,so nice and well maintained garden.We did not expect such a beautiful place.so nice inlay work,to compare with the Taj Mahal,realy.

Thank Rolly04
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Shivpuri has beautiful cenotaphs or chhattris of the Scindia kings & queens. The prominent among them being that of Madho Rao Scindia ( grandfather of Madhavrao Scindia) and that of Queen Sakhya Raje Scindia (wife of Jiyaji Rao Scindia). The chattri of Madho Rao Scindia...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

If you are stuck in Shivpuri this is the place to see. There are two temples one of which has beautifully inlaid marble just like the Taj Mahal; the other is less interesting but on one side of the building it is festooned with the...More

Thank nickyportugal
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Chhatris are about 2.5km from Shivpuri bus stand, shared rickshaw rides are easily available, the last stretch is on a bumpy dirt road. Entry is Rs50 for foreigners plus Rs10 camera fee. Two main chhatris are mesmerisingly beautiful, Maharaja Madho Rao Scindia's was my favourite:...More

Thank Lilli H
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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

If you are in Shivpuri for other reasons, you may visit this place. What I given to understand is that - Chatris mean some temple like building dedicated to an individual from the royal family. The Chatris are in good shape. But the surrounding garden...More

Thank chandrashekhar c
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ujanghosh
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Response from amitabhsinghal | Reviewed this property |
Hi i did not look for the opening and closing timings. Were were there and we found the places open. However, to be sure, anytime between 10 am to 5 pm is the safest bet. This timing works anywhere. Cheers amitabh
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