About Jhansi

Jhansi is a historic city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It lies in the region of Bundelkhand on the banks of the Pahuj River, in the extreme south of Uttar Pradesh. Jhansi is the administrative headquarters of the Jhansi district and Jhansi division. Called the Gateway to Bundelkhand, Jhansi is situated between the rivers Pahuj and Betwa at an average elevation of 285 meters. It is about 415 kilometers from New Delhi and 99 kilometers south of Gwalior. The original walled city grew around its stone fort, which crowns a neighboring rock. The ancient name of the city was Balwantnagar. From 1817 to 1854, Jhansi was the capital of the princely state of Jhansi which was ruled by Maratha rajas. The state was annexed by the British Governor-General in 1854 Damodar Rao's claim to the throne was rejected but Rani Lakshmibai ruled it from June 1857 to June 1858. Jhansi is well connected to all other major towns in Uttar Pradesh by road and railway networks.
Jhansi Fort

Jhansi Fort or Jhansi ka kila is a fortress situated on a large hilltop called Bangira, in Uttar Pradesh, Northern India. It served as a stronghold of the Chandela Kings in Balwant Nagar from the 11th through the 17th century.
Jahangir Mahal

Jahangir Mahal, Citadel of Jahangir, Orchha Palace, Mahal-e-Jahangir Orchha, Jahangir Citadel; the Jahangir Mahal is a citadel and garrison located in Orchha, in the Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh state.
Rani Mahal

Rani Mahal is a royal palace in the city of Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. The palace was built by Raghu Nath-II of the Newalkar family. This palace later formed one of the residences for Rani Lakshmibai.
Orchha Fort Complex

Orchha Fort complex, which houses a large number of ancient monuments consisting of the fort, palaces, temple and other edifices, is located in the Orchha town in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
St Jude's Shrine

The Roman Catholic Latin Rite shrine is devoted to St. Jude Thaddaeus and is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Jhansi.
Parichha Dam

Parichha Dam, built on the Betwa River near Parichha town, which is about 25 km from Jhansi on the Jhansi-Kanpur National Highway No. 25. Its reservoir and a placid stretch of water that runs to Notghat Bridge, 34 km away from Jhansi and is ideal for water sports.
Maharaja Gangadhar Rao ki Chatri

Raja Gangadhar Rao was known to be a benevolent king in whose solemn memory the Gangadhar Rao ki Chhatri has been built by his wife, Rani Lakshmi Bai.
Barua Sagar

Barua Sagar is a city and a municipal board in the 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 the lakeside.
Barua Sagar Fort

Barua Sagar is a historic spot where the battle between the Peshwa’s troops and the Bundelas was fought in 1744.
Laxmi Bai Temple

Maha Lakshmi Temple an ancient temple devoted to Devi Mahalaxmi was built in the 18th Century. This glorious temple is situated outside Laxmi "Darwaza" near Laxmi Tal.
Best Time To Visit Jhansi

The best time to visit Jhansi is from November to March when the weather remains pleasant and calm. A number of tourists also visit the place during February, when the Jhansi Festival is organized. The summer season arrives in Jhansi with the coming of April and it lasts till June. The weather remains hot and humid during this season. Hot winds add to the heat of the weather, which makes it impossible for tourists to travel around the place. Jhansi experiences heavy rainfall during the monsoons. The weather remains wet and humid during this season. The season is not apt for sightseeing in Jhansi. The winter season is the best time to visit Jhansi. During winters, the weather remains cold and pleasant. It is the perfect season to explore the place and visit its attractions like the Fort of Jhansi, Barua Sagar, Jhansi Museum, Ganesh Mandir, and Rani Mahal.

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