Orchha-Jhansi


Orchha-Jhansi tour is one of the most popular weekend getaways from Orchha. It is located about 292 kilometers from Lucknow and about 415 kilometers from Delhi. The city of Jhansi is the administrative seat of the Jhansi district.

Some of the major tourist sites that are located in and around Jhansi are:
  • Jhansi fort - Jhansi fort was built during the reign of Raja Bir Singh Ju Deo of Orchha. The fort was built on a rocky hill known as Bangra. It has ten gates, namely Sagar Gate, Sainyar Gate, Orcha Gate, Laxmi Gate, Chand Gate, Unnao Gate, Datia Darwaza, Khandero Gate and Jharna Gate.

  • Maharaja Gangadhar Rao ki Chathri - It is an ancient monument situated on Laxmi Tal and was built by Maharani Laxmi Bai. Maharaja Gangadhar Rao ki Chathri was built in 1853 in the memory of Maharaja Gangadhar Rao.

  • Rani Mahal - It is beautiful palace embellished with a number of paintings on its ceilings and walls. The Rani Mahal has been converted into a museum in the present time. The museum houses a rich collection of paintings and sculptures belonging to 9th and 12th centuries.

  • Maha Lakshmi Temple - Maha Laxmi Temple was built in the 18th century. It is ancient temple devoted to Devi Mahalaxmi and is situated near Laxmi Tal.

  • Ganesh Mandir - This is one of the famous temples of Jhansi, which is dedicated to Lord Ganesh. Ganesh Mandir has a strong bearing upon the history of India. Laxmi Bai and Maharajai Gangadhar were married at this temple of Jhansi.
Besides these attractions, we also come across a number of tourist sites that makes Orchha-Jhansi tour a memorable experience. To name few:
  • St.Jude's Shrine
  • Gurudwara at Talliya Mohalla
  • Kaliji Temple
  • Karguan Jain Pilgrimage
  • Jeevan Shah Ka Mazar
  • Murli Manohar Temple
  • Panchkuniya Temple




Last Updated on 19/06/2013

     


     

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