Places to Visit in Jhansi

Jhansi is a cultural city mainly famous for its cultural tourism. There are many forts and palace in the city that one can explore unusual from the regular shopping malls and crowded markets. Apart from the forts also there are many other tourist places in Jhansi that one can explore.

Places to See in Jhansi



Jhansi Fort

One of the main tourist attractions of Jhansi is the Jhansi Fort. It is one of the oldest forts in Jhansi, and was built by the Raja Bir Singh Judao in 1627. This fort is built on a rock and had 10 gates, some of them have disappeared with time but some of them still exist.

Entry fee: Rs. 5

Government Museum

This museum is another popular tourist attraction and is centrally located within the city and is visited by many. The area around this museum is covered with beautiful gardens. This museum also has an auditorium and an open theatre and also gives a fantastic view of the Jhansi Fort. The Government Museum contains a rich collection of ancient sculptures, statues and war relics.

Entry fees: Free

Timings: 10:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m, Sunday-Tuesday

Rani Mahal

Rani Mahal or otherwise known as the Queen's Palace was built by Raghunath II of Newalkar family in the year 1796. The situation of Rani Mahal is absolutely apt, as it is situated in the heart of the city. The Rani Mahal is fully decorated with beautiful paintings and other things and now this Mahal has been converted into a museum and attract number of tourists every year.

Entry fees: Free

Timings: 10 a.m to 5 p.m, Sunday-Tuesday

Mahalaxmi Temple

This temple is quite famous and is visited by many devotees every year. This temple is mainly devoted to Goddess Mahalaxmi. Special puja takes place during Diwali, and this is the peak time when devotees visit this temple.

Entry fees: Free

Tourist Destination Near Jhansi



Apart from these tourist places there are also many tourists' spots around and nearby the city of Jhansi. One can visit the following places on their visit to the city. Following are such places and cities

Orchha

This place is situated 14 km away from the city of Jhansi. It takes a drive of 30 min to reach this place from Jhansi by car. This town is actually a part of Madhya Pradesh. There are lot many things that one can explore on their visit to the city. There are many forts and palaces in this small town and basically there are many villages in this town and also a small market to shop.

Chirgaon

This town is situated on the banks of Betwa River. This city is also 30 km away from the city of Jhansi. This city is quite known for one of the great poet Maithili Sharan Gupt. This city is described beautifully by other poets as well. The city is a beautiful small town away from all the hustle bustle of the metropolitan towns.

Gwalior

Gwalior is one of the major cities famous for many things. This city is located 100 km away from the city of Jhansi. Visitors who visit this city generally visit this city as well. Gwalior has a lot to offer. It takes almost an hour journey by train to reach this city from Jhansi. The city of Gwalior is famous for forts, places and tombs, which are all beautifully architected. There is a lot to explore in this city.

Barua Sagar

Barua Sagar is very small town that is situated on the banks of Betwa River. It comes on the way to Khajuraho and lies on the route of Jhansi- Varanasi. This town is 24 km away from the city of Jhansi. There is a huge lake named Barua Saga Tal and this lake is very famous and is visited by many on their way to this small town of Barua Sagar.

Last Updated on : 24/09/2013