is a historic city in Uttar Pradesh, situated on the banks of the Pahuj river, in the extreme south of the state. It is renowned particularly for its role in the so-called Sepoy Mutiny of 1857. At a distance of 292 kilometres from the state capital of Lucknow
, and 415 kilometres from New , Jhansi
is often called the Gateway to Bundelkhand. It lies between the rivers Pahuj and Betwa.
Railway Junction is well connected to many prominent cities like Secunderabad
, Bengaluru, Pune
, etc. It is also the technical stoppage and intercity hub for many important trains, including the Taj Express, Tamil Nadu Express, Kerala Express, and Express.
With some major national highways (NH-12A, NH-25, NH-26, NH-75, and NH-76) passing through the city, Jhansi
enjoys excellent road connectivity as well. The North-South Corridor and the East-West Corridor of national highways pass through Jhansi
There has also been an announcement for the construction of an airport in Jhansi
to promote tourism in Bundelkhand. The citys infrastructure witnessed a significant boom due to the construction of the Golden Quadrilateral Highway Project. The four-lane national highway has reached the last stage of its completion. Jhansi
was among the cities chosen to be developed under the Centres Smart Cities Mission. Two new platforms are being planned to be constructed at the Junction railway station.
The best locations to have a property in Jhansi
, Road, and Mastara
. Several new property developments are taking shape here. Besides plots, a number of apartments and villas are also up for sale. With a well-developed civic and social infrastructure, the real estate scenario in the city has also witnessed high growth. Coupled with the superb connectivity that the city offers, the extensive highway project has remarkably improved the real estate market here. People usually buy plots here for investment purposes. For those seeking to stay here, the preferences are mostly houses and villas.
The city boasts a number of tourist attractions and places of interest, including the Fort
, Government Museum, Rani Mahal, ISKCON temple, Laxmi temple, Shri Kali temple, Karguan Jain temple, St Judes shrine, St Antonys cathedral, Gangadhar Rao ki Chhatri (tomb), Laxmi Bai park, Bagh, the Garhmau lake, etc. The main sports stadia in Jhansi
are Dhyanchand Stadium, Railway Stadium, and LVM Sports Place.
There also are a number of prestigious educational institutions here, such as Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University, Bundelkhand University, Chandra Sekhar Azad Institute of Science and Technology, Maharani Laxmi Bai Medical College, besides other research institutes and schools.