The Government Museum of Jhansi, established in 1878 holds few of the rare archeological gems in India. Its massive galleries contain several paintings, weapons, manuscripts and various sculptures and statues that date back to the Chandela and the Gupta dynasty. Tourists can also get a glimpse of the terracottas, bronzes, manuscripts, paintings and coins.
Jal Vihar Mahotsav (water cruise festival) is held at Mauranipur in Jhansi district.
Visit Maharaja Gangadhar Rao Ki Chatri, dedicated and named after Maharaja Gangadhar Rao who was the Maratha king that ruled Jhansi in the 19th century. The monument is a cenotaph that was built by Rani Lakshmi Bai for her husband in 1853. The monument is located in the Jhansi Fort and is built in a typical Maratha Hindu style.
Parichha is a dam built some 25 km away from Jhansi on the Betwa River and area is rich in scenic beauty. The reservoir of the dam is perfect for water sports. The reservoir created by Parichha Dam extends up to Notghat Bridge around 34 km from Jhansi. Boating is a popular activity in this lake.
Shopping in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh is a great experience. You can search for the most precious trinkets and antiques in the shops of Jhansi. The marketplaces in Jhansi are colourful and exude a quaint medieval aura. While shopping in Jhansi, you can look for the antique art objects that conjure the images of the royal era. Jhansi is also famous for its intricately designed glass bangles.
The sound and light show is organised in Jhansi Fort and is based on the life of Rani laxmi Bai and the First War of Independence in 1857.
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