Jhansi, is a city of Uttar Pradesh state of northern
India. Jhansi is a major road and rail junction, and is the
administrative seat of Jhansi District and Jhansi Division. The original
walled city grew up around its stone fort, which crowns a neighboring
Highway Development Project, initiated by the government of Atal Behari
Vajpayee, has sparked Jhansi's development. The North-South Corridor
connecting Kashmir to Kanyakumari passes through Jhansi. The East-West
corridor also goes through this city, so there has been a sudden rush to
infrastructure and real estate development in the city. A greenfield
airport is also on the anvil.
Jhansi is a
hub for medical care in the Bundelkhand region. It has a Medical College
which is being revamped now. The District Hospital has many new
facilities to serve patients. There are plenty of private hospitals,
especially in the Medical College area..
Maha Lakshmi Temple situated in Lakshmi Tal which was built in the 18th century.
St. Judes Shrine
Ganesha mandir where Rani Lakshmi Bai got married to Maharaja Gangadhar Rao.
The Government Museum established in 1878 has a vast collection of art and artifacts belonging to the Chandela dynasty.
The Jhansi Museum situated in the Jhansi Fort.
Rani Mahal constructed by Raghunath II Newalkar.
Barua Sagar, the battleground of the Bundelas and the Marathas in 1744 AD.
The Fort of Jhansi was constructed by Raja Bir Singh Judao of Orchha in 1613.