The patriotic city of Jhansi is synonymous to the Rani of Jhansi, Lakshmi Bai. The city is known for the Sepoy Mutiny and resistance against the British in 1857. Located 103 km from Gwalior and 175 km from Khajuraho. Formerly known as Shankargarh, Jhansi was a stronghold of the Chandela kings. Situated between the Betwa and Pahunj rivers, Jhansi serves as a gateway to Bundelkhand. It is the place from where Rani Lakshmi Bai led her troops in the 1857 war against the British for independence.
The Major Tourist Attractions in Jhansi are Jhansi Fort, Jhansi Museum and Rani Mahal