Places around Jhansi with architecture

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1/14 Places to Visit in Jhansi with architecture

The Barua Sagar Fort is located in the Talarmanna area, nearly 23 kms away from the city of Jhansi.

The forts and palaces near the city of Jhansi and the Bundelkhand area are a real splendor and shout about the rich history of the glorious and royal lands of the area. The entire Jhansi reeks about the stories of valor and chivalry of the kings and knights of the era. Barua Sagar Fort is the most famous standing structure of the area and it was constructed by Raja Udit Singh. The main fort is in ruins but nevertheless, it commands a gorgeous view of the Barua Sagar Lake and the surrou...

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Barua Sagar Lake
23 kms from Jhansi city limits

Barua Sagar Lake, also known as Barua Sagar Tal locally, is located at a distance of 23 kms from Jhansi.

The Barua Sagar Lake was created around 260 years ago by Raja Udit Singh of Orchha. He issued the order for the building of the embankment around the lake. Nearby the lake is the historic battlefield where there was a clash between the Peshwa’s troops and the Bundelas in 1744. The battlefield saw the death of Joti Bhau, the elder brother of Maharaja Madhuji Scindia. The embankment around the lake is a unique example of architecture and engineering. There is an old fort, also com...

3/14 Places to Visit in Jhansi with architecture

Maharaja Gangadhar Rao Newalkar was the Maharaja of Jhansi, he was the son of Shiv Rao Bhau and the descendent of Raghunath Hari Newalkar, who was the Governor of Jhansi under the Maratha Rule. The Cenotaph of Raja Gangadhar Rao or Raja Gangadhar ki Chatri was built in his memory just after his death by his wife, Manikarnika, also known as Jhansi ki Rani. Raja Gangadhar Rao was the last King of Jhansi, as after his death, Anand Rao, his adopted son was rejected as the successor to the throne by the British East India Company. The Cenotaph of Raja Gangadhar is located on the banks of Lakshmi Ta...

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Chaturbhuj Mandir, Orachha
18 kms from Jhansi city limits

Chaturbhuj Temple is one of the oldest and grandest temples in Orachha. Dating back to the 16th Century, the temple was constructed by the order of the then King Madhukar Singh and was completed by his son, Vir Singh Deo. The temple is dedicated to Lord Rama, a form of Vishnu. The name Chaturbhuj comprised of 'chatur' meaning "four" and 'bhuj' meaning "arms" which translates to "one who has four arms", which is Vishu, whose form is Rama. Located at a distance of 18 Kms from Jhansi, the Chaturbhuj Temple was established in Orachha.

Its construction was begun by Madhukar Shah, who or...

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Ganesha Mandir, Jhansi
4.6 kms from Jhansi city limits

Ganesha Mandir is situated right in the heart of Bundelkhand, at a distance of 4. 6 kms from Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the places with the most historical value in the city.

One of the most interesting tourist spots in the city of Bundelkhand, the Ganesha Mandir attracts tourists and pilgrims from all over India. It is one of the most ancient temples in the whole state. The marriage ceremony between Gangadhar Rao and Rani Laxmi Bai was conducted in this temple. Dedicated to Lord Ganesha, the temple holds many fascinating and interesting works of sculpture. There is intr...

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Jahangir Mahal, Orachha
18 kms from Jhansi city limits

Jahangir Mahal was constructed under the rule of Vir Singh Deo, who built it as a symbol of warm reception of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir on his first visit to Orachha, its contruction dates back to the 17th century. The entrance of the Jahangir Mahal is marked by an artistic and traditional gateway. The front wall of the structure faces to the east and is covered with turquoise tiles. Jahangir Mahal is a three storied structure that is marked by hanging balconies, porches, and apartments. The grand monument is located at Paryatan Bhawan, Orachha which is about 18 Kms from Jhansi and can be re...

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Jarai-ka-Math, Barua
19 kms from Jhansi city limits

Jarai-ka-Math is a temple in Barua Sagar that is dedicated to goddess Amba. It is located at a distance of 19 kms from the city of Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh.

The temple was built during the reign of the Pratiharas. It was commissioned by the King Mihir Bhoj, and it dates back to approximately 860 AD. The main temple is surrounded by four shrines at four corners and the whole temple is built in red sandstone; the whole temple is an excellent example of the Pratihara architecture. The main shrine is a pancharata shrine of the Panchayatan type. It was declared a protected monument by the ...

8/14 Places to Visit in Jhansi with architecture

Jhansi Fort, also known as the Rani Lakshmi Bai Newalkar Fort, is a fortress situated in Uttar Pradesh. Located on a hill top, this fort offers a panoramic view and catchy atmosphere to the tourists. This is also called 'Jhansi Ka Killa' in Hindi. The large hill top is known as Bagira and the fort is situated in Uttar Pradesh. The natural beauty of North India will attract people here in this fort. The architecture will also please the visitors here. This is an easy to reach destination near the town Jhansi. It is only 1 to 2 kilometer away from the center of the city Jhansi. Jhansi Fort serve...

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The Herbal Garden of Jhansi is located within the city limits.

The Herbal Garden is named "Tigers' Prowl" after the famous White Tiger of Bundelkhand and stands out to be a unique creation. Not only does it use military scraps being recycled for creating extremely innovative modern art forms but also has a huge variety of medicinal herbs and plants. It houses some 20,000 herbal plants of 27 varieties and 400 varieties of trees. Herbs include Rajnigandha, Sarpgandha, Bryophyllum, Aloe Vera, Chandni, Tulsi, Chameli, Jatropha, Ashwagandha, Chandni, Amla, Lemon Grass, Chota Elaichi, La...

10/14 Places to Visit in Jhansi with architecture

Lakshmi Narayan Mandir is a one of the three famous temple of Orchha and is counted among popular Orchha tourist attractions. It is located at about 20 kms away from Jhansi, on southwest side of Orchha village.

The magnificient Lakshminarayan temple was built by Vir Singh Deo around 1662. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi but there is no idol of any goddess inside temple. It presents a unique style of architecture. and is a perfect blend of temple and fort architecture. The structure of the temple is a rectangular one with four multi-faced projecting bastions at its four cor...

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Orachha Fort Complex
17.5 kms from Jhansi city limits

Orchha Fort Complex houses a large number of historical monuments consisting of forts, palaces, temples and other significant establishments. Orachha Fort Complex is located in Orchha town of Madhya Pradesh. All the establishments enveloped inside it are built by the Bundela Rajputs from the 16th century. King Rudra Pratap Singh of the Orchha State being the one who laid the foundation and the complex was further developed by his successors. The Orachha Fort Complex is located at a distance of 17. 5 Kms from Jhansi and can be reached in around 30 minutes via Tikamgarh-Jhansi Road.


12/14 Places to Visit in Jhansi with architecture
Parichha Dam
25 kms from Jhansi city limits

Parichha Dam is located about 25 kilometers from the city of Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh.

The Parichha Dam is a man-made reservoir. It is located near the town of Parichha on the Jhansi-Kanpur highway. The Parichha Dam is 1,174. 6 meters long and 16. 77 meters high. It is the main source of water for the nearby areas and the city of Jhansi. The water from the dam is used for both drinking and agricultural purposes. It also houses a thermal electric power station, which generates 1149 MW of power. There are many activities that are present for the entertainment of the tourists visiting th...

13/14 Places to Visit in Jhansi with architecture
Ram Raja Temple, Jhansi
17 kms from Jhansi city limits

Ram Raja Temple is a sacred Hindu pilgrimage built in untraditional manner than that of the traditional temple architecture. This interesting temple of Madhya Pradesh receives a large number of devotees throughout the year. The calm atmosphere here helps to find peace. In India, this temple is the only one where Lord Rama is worshipped as a king and that too in a palace. Police personnel give guard of honor which is much like a Royal King. The temple is located at a dustabce of 17 kms from Jhansi.

The architecture is not traditional temple architecture, rather it is a well-built pala...

14/14 Places to Visit in Jhansi with architecture

Rani Mahal is a palace in Jhansi which was built by Raghunath-II Newalkar of the Newalkar family, which reigned from 1769-1796. Later on, this palace became one of the residences of Rani Lakshmibai. Now a converted Museum in the memory of the Queen, displaying her life's memory and also archaeological evidences of the era belonging to 9th to 12th century that were discovered in recent times. Located at Manik Chowk in Jhansi it is about 2 km from the mapped center of Jhansi and can be reached in under 10 minutes via the Nagar Nigam Road.

The palace has an open courtyard with arched ...