Jhansi


Baruasagar  Paricha Dam  Todi Fathepur   Samthar  Orcha (M.P.)  
Datia (M.P.)  Shivpuri (M.P.)   Sonagiri (M.P.)  Khajuraho (M.P.)

 

 

Baruasagar

Distance from Jhansi = 24 Km. (approx) on the route to Khajuraho.

 

Baruasagar named after a large lake called Baruasagar Tal. This lake was created about 260 years ago when Raja Udit Singh of Orcha erected and embankment. A fort was built by him. The ruins of two old Chandela Temples, made of granite, are on the north-east of the lake. The older one is called Ghughua Math. Nearby is the later Gupta period temple called Jarai-Ka-Math. This is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Devi Parvati                             
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Paricha Dam

Distance from Jhansi = 25 Km. (approx.) on the Jhansi-Kanpur National Highway No.25

Paricha Dam is built on the river Betwa. Its reservoir - a placid stretch of water that runs to Notghat Bridge which is 34 Km. away. This is an ideal place not only for water sports but also for adventure seekers and picnickers. The whole area is rich in scenic beauty and holds the promise of an unforgettable holiday.
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Todi Fathepur

The Todi Fathepur fort is built on a hillock. It covers an area of 5 acres and is surrounded by three massive stone walls. This fort is divided into four major parts known as Gusain Mahal, Ranwas, Rajgarh Palace and the Rang Mahal Palace.                                                
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Samthar

Distance from Jhansi = 66 Km. (approx.)

Samthar which was formerly know as Samshergarh. Samthar was an independent principality under the great Gujar warriors. The independent state of Samthar was created by Chandrabhan Bar Gujar and his grand son Madan singh, Governors of the state of Datia.

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Orcha (M.P.)

Distance from Jhansi = 18 Km. (approx.)

Orcha, one of the ancient city situated on the bank of Betwa. This place is famous for Raja Ram Temple and various other historical monuments. Orcha was founded in 16th Century by the Bundela Chieftain, Rudra Pratap Singh.

The main historical are the Jehangir Mahal, Raj Mahal, Rai Praveen Mahal, Laxmi Narayan Temple and the Chaturbhuj Temple.

                                                        
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Datia (M.P.)

Distance from Jhansi = 28 Km. (approx.)

Datia, an ancient town, mention in the Mahabharat as "Daityavakra". It is a pilgrimage spot for devotees of Siddhapeeth Shri Peetambra Devi. The other places of interest are seven-storied palace of Raja Bir singh Ju Deo built atop a hill and the Gopeshwar Temple.

                                                            
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Shivpuri (M.P.)

Distance from Jhansi = 101 Km. (approx.)

Shivpuri, the summer capital of the scindia rulers of Gwalior. It is famous for its forests, wild animals and natural surroundings. The place of interest are the Madhav National Park, Madhav Vilas Palace , George Castle and the Bhadaiya Kund.
                                                         
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Sonagiri (M.P.)

Distance from Jhansi = 45 Km. (approx.)

Sonagiri, the sacred Jain hill. There are about 77 Jain temples build along the hills and its slopes. Among these the most beautiful is the one which is dedicated to Chatranatha, the 8th of the 24 Tirthankaras.

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Khajuraho (M.P.)

Distance from Jhansi = 178 Km. (approx.)

Khajuraho temples are a rare gift to the world. These temples were erected in a span of 100 years from 950 AD to 1050 AD these temples were constructed under Chandel Rajput.

The Kandariya Mahadev Temple is one of the most beautiful temple. It is 116 feet high having largest number of sculptures of alluring beauty. The other important temples are the Chausath Yogini Temple, Matangeshwar Temple, Varaha Temple, Vamana Temple, Adinath Temple, Chaturbhuj and Duladeo Temples.

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