State Uttar Pradesh
Regarded as the gateway of Bundelkhand, Jhansi is a historic city of northern India linked with the legend of its famous Rani Laxmi Bai. Jhansi is mainly famous for its cultural tourism. There are many forts and palace in the city that one can explore unusual from the regular shopping malls and crowded markets. Apart from the forts also there are many other tourist places that attracts the visitors. In recent years another dimension has been added to this splendid destination “Ayurved Jhansi Festival” a display of art, craft, culture, herbals and ayurvedic products held annually in the month of November/December.
Jhansi is the administrative headquarters of Jhansi district and Jhansi division. This district is on the banks of the Betwariver. The original walled grew up around its stone fort, which crowns a neighbouring rock. From 1817 to 1854 Jhansi was the capital of the princely state of Jhansi which was ruled by Maratha rajas.
Well Connected with National and State Highways
Jhansi is well connected by road to many major cities in the country. Cities like Agra, Khajurao, Delhi, Kanpur, Lucknow, etc. are easily accessible from Jhansi by road. Public and private buses connect Jhansi to major neighbouring cities. Buses ply daily from Gwalior and Khajurao to Jhansi. Buses also connect Delhi to Jhansi.
Well Connected with Major Railway Statons
Jhansi is an important railhead on the Delhi-Chennai route. Most major cities in the country like Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Agra, Ahmadabad, Bhopal, Jammu, Mangalore, Gorakhpur, Mysore, Surat, Varanasi, Trivandrum, Gwalior, Dehradun, Ujjain, Indore, Jabalpur, Secundrabad, etc. are connected to Jhansi by rail.
Well Connected with Major Airports
At 103 km from Jhansi, Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia Air Terminal, Gwalior is the nearest airport. Flights from Mumbai, Delhi and Jabalpur connect to Gwalior. Delhi is the closest international airport, 321 km from Jhansi. Most major cities across the world are connected to Delhi by air.