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#1 of 53 Places To Visit in Jhansi
jhansi fort
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Jhokan Bagh, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh 284002, India
entry fee
per person for Indians
per person for Foreigners
Sunrise - Sunset
visit duration
1 hour onwards

how to reach jhansi fort

The nearest airport to Jhansi is Gwalior(103 km) and Khajuraho Airport (175 km). Jhansi Fort is located almost 3 km from Jhansi Junction Railway Station. From there you can hire a taxi or take other mode of transport to reach the fort.

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about jhansi fort

Jhansi Fort is one of the major tourist attraction in Jhansi. Jhansi owes its current name and origin to the construction of this fort. The stage of this story, the Jhansi Fort stands on a hill and was built in 1613 by Orchha’s ruler Raja Bir Singh Deo. The fort has ten gates, some of which stand even now. Though the old gates might have vanished, the areas around them are still known by their old names like Datia Darwaza, Jharna Gate, Orccha Gate etc.There are temples of Shiva and Ganesha inside. The queen’s cannons called Karak Bijli and Bhawani Shankar are still here. On Jhansi mahotsav a grand celebration is held here in the months of January- February every year with lot of performances being put up by eminent personalities and artists.

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3 Jhansi Fort reviews
Rohit Gupta
Rohit Gupta
enjoyable place
Jun 26 2014
This fort has a amazing arcitecture. I like the thing is that it is situated in the middle of jhanshi and you can see whole jhanshi from here. The best part of the fort is its unique design.kadak bijli toap is most attractive thing among the people. ...... read more
Robin Dost
Robin Dost
Jhansi fort
Jun 24 2014
Jhansi Fort is main attraction of jhansi ..This place is especially known for Rani of Jhansi who fought against british This place is awesome,remind you history of India. The best part of the place is temple inside the port where Rani offered prayer ...... read more