Jhansi, once a city of strategic importance thanks to its titular fort, has experienced highs and lows during its time. At present, the city is gaining popularity as a tourist destination. Undoubtedly, the greatest tourist attraction is the Jhansi Fort, which was constructed by Raja Bir Singh Deo in 1613. Rani Mahal, built by Raghunath II of the Newalkar Clan, is another popular attraction having beautiful paintings adorning its walls. Also worth visiting is the 1857 Mutiny Memorial with statues made from scraps of metal. The Government Museum houses an interesting collection of paintings, sculptures, and documents, among other things. Catholics flock to St Jude's Shrine, especially on October 28th, which marks St Jude’s feast. The Nag Mandir is a famous Jhansi attraction among Hindus. For those looking to do a bit of shopping, there are quite a few good options in Jhansi. Manik Chowk is a good place to shop for a range of items such as jewelry, pots, and electronic appliances. The Sadar Bazaar is for tourists and locals looking to do budget shopping while the Sipri Bazaar is ideal for buying clothes.
Best Time to Visit Jhansi
The best time to visit Jhansi is during its calm and pleasant winter season. Winter, spanning from October to March, can get quite chilly with temperatures falling to as low as 4 degrees Celsius.
Weather Of Jhansi
Jhansi’s climate is temperate in nature, and it stays warm. The city’s summer season experiences temperatures ranging between 30 degrees Celsius and 45 degrees Celsius, and the season kicks off in April and ends in June. The monsoon season starts in June and goes on till September. While the monsoon season is cooler than the summer, the city experiences increased humidity, even with a lower average maximum temperature (around 36 degrees Celsius). Jhansi’s winter season is a lot more pleasant. Winter begins in October and lasts until March. Temperatures during the winter months average around 21 degrees Celsius and can fall to as low as 4 degrees Celsius.
How to Reach Jhansi?
By Air : The closest commercial airport to Jhansi is the Rajamata Vijaya Raje Scindia Air Terminal in Gwalior at a distance of 120 km. Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow is the closest international airport at a distance of 302 km.
By Rail : The railway station in Jhansi is well connected to several cities in India. Many trains pass through the Jhansi Junction. Some of the major cities with rail connectivity to Jhansi are New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kanpur, Lucknow and Allahabad.
By Road : Jhansi is well connected by buses to other cities in India. Some of the major cities with buses to and from Jhansi are Udaipur, Kanpur, Indore, Jaipur, and Bhopal. Government, as well as, private buses are available in Jhansi.