Introduction
Jhansi is a city and a municipal board in Agra district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.The historical city was constructed by Mughal emperor Akbar beginning in 1570 and served as the empire's capital from 1571 until 1585, when it was abandoned for reasons that remain unclear. The surviving palace and mosque are a tourist attraction and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Today, Fatehpur Sikri is a deserted, phantom city. But the inner citadel is immaculately preserved. Its walls, palaces, baths, royal mint,courts and gardens still stand in splendidhomage to a great visionary and builder. The heart of the palace complex however, is verymuch alive.
Area 14 sq km
Altitude 294 m sea level
Temperature Summer-Min.-30.0C,Max.-46.0 C Winter,Min.-4.0C,Max.-24.0C
Languages English, Hindi, Bundeli.
STD Code 0517
Rainfall >900 mm average yearly
Best Time to Visit September to March

Jhansi Map



How to get there
1. Air :--The Nearest airport is Gwalior Airport(98 km).

2. Rail:-Jhansi is situated on National Highways No. 25 and 26 and is well connected with the entire country.
3. Road:-Jhansi junction along the Mumbai (Bombay) - Delhi route on Central Railway, Jhansi is well linked by rail.


Places to Visit
Jhansi Fort Rani Mahal
U.P.Govt. Museum Maha Lakshmi Temple


Excursion
Barua Sagar Parichha Todi-Fatehpur
Samthar

Shopping
The main shopping area are Manik Chowk, Sadar Bazar and Sipra Bazar.


Accommodation
Hotel Parkash Hotel Veerangana Hotel Samrat
Hotel Parkash Hotel Raj Palace Jhansi Hotel