Place to see in Jhansi
* Fort of Jhansi : The fort of Jhansi was built in 1613, by
Raja Bir Singh Judao (1606-27) of Orchha. This fort is built on a
rocky hill and the city of Jhansi is around this fort. During the
earlier days, Wall of the fort was all around Jhansi city. This Wall
has ten gates. Some of these gates are still existing and some
vanished with time. But Places around these gates are still
identified with name of gates. Some of the gates are Khandero Gate,
Datia darwaza, Unnao gate, Jharna Gate, Laxmi Gate, Sagar Gate,
Orchha Gate, Sainyar Gate and Chand gate.
Timings: dawn to dusk daily. Entry fee: Re 5.00
* Rani Mahal : Rani Mahal or Queen's Palace was built by Raghunath
II of Newalkar family (1769-96). Su-Tu 10AM-5PM. It is located in
heart of city near to Jhansi fort. Rani mahal is decorated with
multicolored paintings and art forms. At present Rani mahal is
converted to museum with artefacts from 9th and 12th century AD.
Best way to reach Rani Mahal is to take an Auto from Elite crossing
* Government Museum : Su-Tu 10:30AM-4:30PM. The Government Museum is
situated in a very picturesque location in the heart of the city.
The surrounding area has some beautiful parks. At one side, is Deen
Dayal Sabhagar(city auditorium). Nearby you can see Vrindavan Lal
Verma park, Open-air theatre, Rani Lakshmi Bai Park and ofcourse, a
magnificent view of Jhansi fort. There is 1857 Mutiny Memorial on
the way to the fort. It is a small park where 1857 mutiny has been
depicted with statues that are made by metal scrap! The museum has a
rich collection of sculptures, paintings, documents, etc. from
different eras. A must see attraction during your visit to Jhansi,
it will acquaint you with the history of the region.
* St Jude's Shrine : This shrine of great imortance among Catholic
Christians. St. Jude's bone is buried in the foundation of the
cathedral. Devotees come from as far as Goa, on the St Jude's feast
day on October 28, every year. Feast day is marked by a week long
fair and a procession on the last day of the fair. This fair
attracts people of all the faiths and religions.
* Orchha : is a town in Madhya Pradesh, it is 14 km/30 min from
Jhansi city. Situated next to bank of river Betwa this town can be
called a photographer's delight. It is full of Architectural ruins,
a village and a small market. Places to see here are fort, Jehangir
Mahal, Sheesh Mahal. A good place for stay and food is Orchha Resort
 and Sheesh Mahal.
* Barua sagar : Baruasagar is around 24 km from Jhansi, It is a
small town situated on the bank of Betwa river.Its has a large lake
which is called Barua sagar tal. Places to see here are fort,Jarai-ka-Math,
lake.It lies on Jhansi-Varanasi route and all the buses that oes to
Khajuraho passes through this town.
* Deogarh : Deogarh is 123 km from Jhansi, It is situated on the
banks of Betwa river and is surrounded by thick forest.
* Gwalior :(100 Km, 1-1.5 hrs by train, 1.5-2 hrs by car, 3 hrs by
bus)A major city between Jhansi and Agra. Among tourist attractions
are- Rani Lakshmi Bai's memorial, Jayavilas palace and museum(has a
rich collection of artefacts from Scindhia clan), fort, Tansen's
tomb, Phoolbagh, etc.
* Khajuraho :(175 Km, 5-6 hrs by road)This is a temple city famous
for its Chandela period temples with erotic human figures on the
walls of temples. This small town has five star accommodation
facilities along with standard and ordinary hotels. It is connected
by air with Delhi, Agra and Varanasi(Banaras).