Orchha-Barwa Sagar


Orchha-Barwa Sagar tour forms an important part of the weekend tours from Orchha. Barwa Sagar is situated in Jhansi in the Bundelkhand region. Barwa Sagar is roughly demarcated by river Tons in the east and river Sind in the west.

Barwa Sagar is one of the historical sites around Orchha that had witnessed a number of armed combats. In 1744, in a combat between the troops from Orchha and the Scindias, the brother of the Scindia ruler was killed at this site. Barwa Sagar also became the battle ground, where British Commander Hugh Rose defeated the father of Maharani Laxmi Bai. In this respect, it can be said that Barwa Sagar highlights the eventful past of India. Besides the historical importance, it also possesses a number of forts. The forts had once been the British outposts and also served as the resting places for the touring officials. In fact, the forts reflect the cultural heritage of the territory.

Moreover, it can be said that the tourists can revive the ethos of the bygone era, while on Orchha-Barwa Sagar trip.



Last Updated on 19/06/2013

     


     

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