Jhansi Fort - Things to Know Before Visiting
Near Lakshmi Bai Park, Jhokan Bagh, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh 284001, India
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About Jhansi Fort
Jhansi Fort or Jhansi ka Kila is a fortress situated on a large hilltop called Bangira, in Uttar Pradesh, Northern India. It served as a stronghold of the Chandela Kings in Balwant Nagar from the 11th through the 17th century.
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The Rani Mahal, Jhansi was actually the palace of Lakshmi Bai. The Palace has now been refurbished into a museum that has carefully treasured the remnants of history and also the little artifacts that belonged to the period of Rani Lakshmi Bai. Rani Mahal, Jhansi has been the witness to India's first freedom struggle which is the Great Sepoy Mutiny of 1857. The seeds of Mutiny where first sowed from this Rani Mahal, Jhansi where Lakshmi Bai made plans with Tantya Tope and Nana Sahib to overcome
St. Jude’s Shrine, located in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh is a Roman Catholic Latin Rite shrine and is devoted to St. Jude Thaddeus. It was built by Francis Xavier Fenech. It is in the Cantonment area of Jhansi and is one of the popular churches among the Catholic community in the country.
Parichha Dam, built on the Betwa River near Parichha town. Its reservoir is being used by the parichha thermal power plant for electricity generation. The reservoir's a placid stretch of water that runs to Notghat Bridge, 34 km away from Jhansi - is ideal for water sports.
Set in a formal Mughal garden and constructed by under the rule of the Scindias, the Chhatri is one of the famous monuments that shows a fine blend of both Mughal as well as Hindu culture. There is a mugal garden in the backyard which has the royal tombs of the Scindias. Life size portraits of the Scindhias are there within the Chhatris and these are religiously worshipped with flowers and incense.
Bir Singh Palace also called as Datia Palace. The speciality of this palace is that it is of 7 floors. However, neither member from the royal family did ever live here. The founder of the Datia State in Bundelkhand - Maharaj Birsingh Deo Build many such 52 monuments all around the country. It is the biggest and most famous of all the 52 palaces build by Raja Bir Singh Deo and it can be seen easily from a long distance.
Narwar Fort is situated atop a hill, at Narwar in Shivpuri, which stands on a steep scarp of the Vindhya Range. Kachwaha Rajputs are said to have built. The architecture of the fort and palaces is basically Rajput in style. The fort when they occupied Narwar in the 10th century. Outside the walled town are memorial pillars of the Tomar chiefs. Now the descendant of narwar fort is Narauni Rajputs.
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Jhansi is a historic city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It lies in the region of Bundelkhand on the banks of the Pahuj River, in the extreme south of Uttar Pradesh. Jhansi is the administrative headquarters of Jhansi district and Jhansi division.