Places around Jhansi with history

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1/16 Places to Visit in Jhansi with history

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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2/16 Places to Visit in Jhansi with history
Barua Sagar Lake
23 kms from Jhansi city limits
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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...

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3/16 Places to Visit in Jhansi with history

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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4/16 Places to Visit in Jhansi with history
Chaturbhuj Mandir, Orachha
18 kms from Jhansi city limits
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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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5/16 Places to Visit in Jhansi with history
Ganesha Mandir, Jhansi
4.6 kms from Jhansi city limits
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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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6/16 Places to Visit in Jhansi with history
Government Museum, Jhansi
Within Jhansi city limits
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Government Museum of Jhansi or the Jhansi Museum is one of the most detailed and decorated Museums which showcases the entire glittering past of the town and its famous stand against the British Rule, the rebellion led by various iron-heart rulers, Rani Lakshmibai and her army. The Museum is located at Jhokan Bagh, which is 950 meters from the center of Jhansi and can be reached in under 5 mins via Nagar Nigam Road.

The Government Museum of Jhansi along with the other historical sites reminds us of the valor and struggle of the East Indian Company era. Jhansi was the hometown of Ra...

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7/16 Places to Visit in Jhansi with history
Jeevan Shah Tiraha, Jhansi
Within Jhansi city limits
History

Jeevan Shah Tiraha is one of the most famous and posh areas of Jhansi and a very important historical landmark in Uttar Pradesh. Jhansi itself being a very significant and important district of Uttar Pradesh. The historical landmak is just 500 meters from the geo center of Jhansi and can be reached in under 5 minutes via Shivpuri - Jhansi Road/Tikamgarh-Jhansi Road and Nagar Nigam Road.

Jeevan Shah Tiraha is a triangular road intersection with the statue of Jhalkari Bai and is surrounded by showrooms and outlets of all kinds. Jhalkari bai was a woman soldier in the army of Rani Lak...

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8/16 Places to Visit in Jhansi with history

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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9/16 Places to Visit in Jhansi with history

Khati Baba area is a locality in Jhansi city which is also a district of Uttar Pradesh. Khati Baba Mandir is the Hindu temple in this area and district. It is located at a distance of about 4 km from Jhansi.

Khati Baba temple is one of the oldest temples in Jhansi and has a big building. It is a peaceful and religious place surrounded with a residential area with basic market and schooling facility. It is said to have a bunch of small temples in good condition with a wishing well. A statue of a man with a white turban and white clothes adorned with garlands is the primary deity that ...

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10/16 Places to Visit in Jhansi with history
Laxmi Talab, Jhansi
Within Jhansi city limits
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Laxmi Talab is one of the oldest lakes in the Bundelkhand region, around 400 years old the lake is also a part of the historical legacy of the Region. Addressed at Shivaji Nagar, the Laxmi Talab is around 3. 3 Km from the heart of Jhansi and can be reached in under 20 mins via the Gwalior Road.

Laxmi talab or also known natively as Laxmi Tal was once the main source of water supply to the city which flourished within the Fort Walls the in 18th century. The Mahalakshmi temple is located on the banks of the Lakshmi Talab, close to the Lakshmi Gate. Narayan Bagh, a park is also locate...

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11/16 Places to Visit in Jhansi with history
Orachha Fort Complex
17.5 kms from Jhansi city limits
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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.

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12/16 Places to Visit in Jhansi with history
Panchkuian Mandir, Jhansi
Within Jhansi city limits
History

The Panchkuian Mandir is a holy and peaceful Hindu temple located within Jhansi limits. It has a history attached to it. There is a calming silence prevailing around it. It is located in Indirapuri, Jhansi and is about 1. 5 km from Jhansi.

The Panchkuian Temple at Jhansi is a place of worship for Hindus. It is one of the oldest temples in the city and witnesses hundreds of devotees everyday. The Mandir got its name because of the five wells surrounding it. The wells are small in size. In Hindi, small wells arecalled "Kuian" and thus the name. It is a beautiful and colourful temple ...

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13/16 Places to Visit in Jhansi with history
Ram Raja Temple, Jhansi
17 kms from Jhansi city limits
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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...

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14/16 Places to Visit in Jhansi with history
Rani Jhansi Museum
Within Jhansi city limits
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Rani Jhansi Museum or also known as the Government Museum is an establishment which houses the stories and facts of the struggle and uprising of India against the British in the bygone era. The museum is a very popular destination for tourists when in Jhansi as it stores all the findings and displays for the public the local history of the region. Jhansi itself being a small town has a very significant and important part in the struggle and fight back of India and it earning back its freedom. Located inside the Jhansi Fort at Jhokan Bagh, the Rani Jhansi Museum is about and around the city wit...

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15/16 Places to Visit in Jhansi with history
Rani Lakshmi Bai Park
Within Jhansi city limits
History

Rani Lakshmi Bai park is situated in the foothills of Jhansi Fort, which is located opposite to the Government Museum in Jhansi. It is a decent park with lot of open space and landscaped surroundings and is well lit up in evenings and popular among the health enthusiasts.

This place was named after Jhansi ki Rani 'Rani Lakshmi Bai ', who was very popular in Indian history because of her bravery and efforts to save her land. This is must visit park as it is well maintained and green all around. It is fairly big park loaded with plenty of shade giving trees. It also has many seating fa...

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16/16 Places to Visit in Jhansi with history

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 ...

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