About Jhansi

Jhansi is one of the beautiful cities in Uttar Pradesh. The city is synonymous with the name of Rani Jhansi. The history of Jhansi attracts tourists from all over the world. Ruled by the Chandela kings, Jhansi was previously known as Balwant Nagar. It was in the 11th century that Jhansi began losing its importance slowly. During the 17th century, under Raja Bir Singh Deo of Orchha, Jhansi again became popular. The historic district of Jhansi is situated in the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh and located on the banks of River Pushpavathi. The historic town of Jhansi flourished around the walled Jhansi Fort when the Bundelas had a stronghold on Jhansi from 11th century. Till the 17th century it continued to be under the rule of various rulers including the Peshwas. The kingdom rose to prominence during the British era when the Maharaja of Jhansi died in 1853, without leaving behind any male heir to succeed the throne. The British forcibly retired the Raja's widow Lakshmi Bai by applying the rules of Doctrine of Lapse. The Rani led her army in the forefront during the First War of Independence of 1857 and destroyed the British Army by reinstating the kingdom of Jhansi, she became the heroine of the First war of Independence. Jhansi came under the British rule in 1858 after the queen fled to Gwalior, where she was later killed.

Place to must visit in Jhansi


Places to Visit in Jhansi

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Distance: 1.2 kms

Jhansi Fort

1857 Rebolt against East India Company was one of the example as 1st India independence. People of all walk participated. In that Jhalkari Bai was one of the Female Shoulder

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Distance: 3-4 kms

St Jude's Shrine

The church is about 3-4 kms from Jhansi station, nicely located and beautiful. It is a pilgrimage spot in the month of Jhansi. The structure is classic yet modern, spacious and there is an air of serenity about it. The church also offers dormitory facilities for travelers who want to spend a day or two in the premises.

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Distance: 1 kms

Government Museum Jhansi

The popular tourist destination Jhansi is the gateway to Bundelkhand in Uttar Pradesh. The stronghold of the Chandelas, Jhansi is famous for Lakshmi Bai also known as Jhansi ki Rani. Indianholiday.com offers online information on UP Government Museum, Jhansi and other tourist attractions of India.

Experience Time: 2-3 hours

Distance: 27 Kms

Parichha Dam

At a distance of 27 km from Jhansi Junction, Parichha Dam is a manmade reservoir situated near Parichha town on Jhansi-Kanpur National Highway in Uttar Pradesh. Built on Betwa River, Parichha Dam & Reservoir is one of the top places to experience Jhansi Tourism. Parichha Dam was constructed during the time of the British between 1881 to 1886 CE. The total length of the dam is 1174.6 m and height is 16.77 m. The reservoir of the dam stretches from Parichha to Notghat Bridge which is about 34 km from Jhansi. Parichha Dam is the main source of water for drinking and agricultural purposes for Jhansi. The dam also has a Thermal power station which generates 1149 MW power. This place is ideal for water sports especially boating and fishing activities. It also offers great scenic view of the surroundings.

Experience Time: 1h 30 min

Distance: 3.8 kms

Jhansi Herbal Garden

Jhansi tourist location has many incredible tourist places like Herbal garden jhansi and other places to visit in Jhansi. Herbal garden jhansi is also one of the famous places in Jhansi to visit for holidays with your family or friends. Jhansi weather and temperature in Jhansi both offers good and perfect cozy environment to travellers to travel best places to visit in Jhansi in the least amount of time.

Experience Time: 3 to 4 Hours

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Rani Lakshmi Bai Par

it is like a small park but well maintained very good for nature lovers and photography .Rani Lakshmi Bai Park and Maithili Sharan Gupta Park are both interconnected. This beautiful park made in the foothills of Jhansi Fort is a great place for a morning or evening tour.

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Distance: 2.5 km

Ganesh Mandir Temple

Situated in the heart of Bundelkhand, Jhansi is one of the historical places of India. Jhansi is one of the important tourist places in Uttar Pradesh. Jhansi is the home town of Rani Lakshmi Bai. Ganesh Mandir is one of the important Holy places in Jhansi.

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Distance: 1 kms

Maharaja Gangadhar Rao ki Chatri

One of the important tourist places in Uttar Pradesh is Jhansi. Jhansi is famous for its beautiful tourist attractions. Situated in the heart of Bundelkhand, Jhansi is famous for its history and cultural heritage. Maharaja Gangadhar Rao ki Chatri, Jhansi is one of the important monuments in Jhansi. Indianholiday.com offers online information on Maharaja Gangadhar Rao ki Chatri, Jhansi and other tourist attractions of India. Gangadhar Rao was the Maharaja of Jhansi in the 19th century. His wife was Lakshmi Bai fought with the East India Company to protect Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh in India. During 1853, the Britishers wanted to capture Jhansi as the king had no son as the heir to the throne. Lakshmi Bai fought against the British along with the other revolutionaries of that period. Jhansi ki Rani Lakshmi Bai led the Sepoys of the 1857 and it was the first organized freedom struggle of India. Lakshmi Bai became a martyr on 17th June 1858.

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Distance: 2 kms

Rani Mahal

The Rani Mahal, Jhansi was actually the palace of Lakshmi Bai. The Palace has now been refurbished into a museum that has carefully treasured the remnants of history and also the little artifacts that belonged to the period of Rani Lakshmi Bai. The former residence of the Rani of Jhansi, the Rani Mahal, Jhansi was built in the late 18th century. This is one of the beautiful palaces that is one of the architectural marvels of Uttar Pradesh. It is a magnificent palace wit arched chambers, open courtyards which is quite unique from the typical Bundelkhand architecture. Rani Mahal, Jhansi has been the witness to India's first freedom struggle which is the Great Sepoy Mutiny of 1857. The seeds of Mutiny where first sowed from this Rani Mahal, Jhansi where Lakshmi Bai made plans with Tantya Tope and Nana Sahib to overcome the colonial rule.

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Distance: 4.3 kms

Maha Lakshmi Temple

The Mahalakshmi Temple, Jhansi is an ancient temple which is devoted to Devi Maha Lakshmi. Built in the 18th century, it is located outside the Laxmi Darwaza near Laxmi Tal. In the year 1766, Vishwas Rao Laxman was the Subedar of Jhansi after him Ragunath Rao Newalkar succeeded to the throne. He built the Mahalakshmi Temple in Jhansi. The Mahalakshmi Temple, Jhansi is exquisitely crafted. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Laxmi and during the Laxmi Puja and Diwali, pilgrims visit the Mahalakshmi Temple, Jhansi. The temple was built way back before Rani Laxmi Bai's reign and it has been witness to a number of historical events.

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Distance: 2.4 km

Mathura Madhuram

Mathura Madhuram is one of the best sweet shops in Jhansi. It serves some amazing sweets, which are made of pure ghee. You will forget your diet, after just a visit to this place. It is that good,

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Distance: 18.9 kms

Jarai-ka-Math

The east facing Jarai-Ka-Math temple is the most important monument located on the Jhansi-Mauranipur road in Uttar Pradesh. Jarai Ka Math was constructed during the reign of the Pratiharas. Jarai Ka Math was built by Mihir Bhoja, a Pratihara King in 860 A.D. This red sandstone temple is a Panchayatan type, where the main shrine is surrounded by four sub shrines at the four corners. The temple was declared as the heritage site by the Archaeological Survey of the India in 1928.

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Distance: 22 kms

Barua Sagar

Barua Sagar is a city and a municipal board in Jhansi district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It was named so because of the beautiful lake called Barua Sagar Tal. Maharshi Shringirishi Temple is also located near lakeside. According to hindu mythology Maharshi Shringirishi was a great brahmin_Saint and also husband of Maa Santa . Maa Santa was sister of Lord Rama_The king of Ayodhya.

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Distance: 21 kms

Barua Sagar Fort

This place is 21 km from Jhansi, on the route to Khajuraho. Barua Sagar is a historic spot where the battle between the Peshwa’s troops and the Bundelas was fought in 1744. This is also the place where Joti Bhau, the elder brother of Maharaja Madhuji Scindia was killed. This place is named after the Baruasagar Tal, a large lake formed about 260 years ago, when an embankment was erected by Raja Udit Singh of Orchha. The embarkment structure is a unique example of architecture and engineering. A fine, old fort built by him, which is beautifully situated on an eminence, commands an excellent view of the lake and the surrounding landscape. In the north-east side of the lake are ruins of two old Chandela Temples built in granite, the older one is known as Ghughua Math.

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