Chaturbhuj Temple is one of the oldest and grandest temples in Orachha. Dating back to the 16th Century, the temple was constructed by the order of the then King Madhukar Singh and was completed by his son, Vir Singh Deo. The temple is dedicated to Lord Rama, a form of Vishnu. The name Chaturbhuj comprised of 'chatur' meaning "four" and 'bhuj' meaning "arms" which translates to "one who has four arms", which is Vishu, whose form is Rama. Located at a distance of 18 Kms from Jhansi, the Chaturbhuj Temple was established in Orachha.
Its construction was begun by Madhukar Shah, who ordered it for his wife, Rani Ganeshkuwari. The construction of the temple could not be complete during his life and was carried on and completed by his son, Vir Singh Deo in the early 16th century. Chaturbhuj Temple portrays to be a multi-storied palace with passages, a very large entrance, a large central tower and fortifications. Lotus emblems and other symbols of religious significances are carved around the shrine. The main temple has the Garbha Griha which enshrine the statue of Lord Vishnu. The temple's exterior is richly ornamented with lotus symbols. The building displays a blend of religious and secular styles taken from temple and fort architecture. There is not much decoration and ornamentation in the interior part of the temple. The ceiling of the central dome having several kiosks is covered with bloomed lotuses. The exterior of the Chaturbhuj Temple includes petaled stone mouldings, painted floral and geometric designs, cornices supported on lotus bud pendantive brackets, jewelled stone girdles, false balconies. It is also said that the towers of the temple upon construction were covered with gold plating which over the years has been pilfered.
The Chaturbhuj Mandir of Orachha can be visited during timings 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM.