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Raja Bir Singh constructed the great Jhansi fort in the great Bundela Dynasty, and it is well known for the bravery of Queen Rani Laxmibai. The fort, which is located in the largest state of India, Uttar Pradesh, stands as a great monument.


History of the Jhansi Fort

          The largest fort of Jhansi Fort has a large area across 15 acres. Thick walls surround the fort, which were very helpful in protecting it from any attack. Builders used granite stone to construct the fort.It  has many entrances such as Khanderao Gate, Laxmi Gate, Orchha Gate and Sagar Gate, it also has  Kadak Bijli cannon to provide water supply. It has two important temples Ganesh and shiva.

           The most important part of the fort is the Rani Mahal residence of Rani Laxmibai. Let’s explore more about Rani Mahal.


Rani Mahal- The residence of Rani Laxmibai in Jhansi Fort

        The Rani Mahal, where Rani Laxmibai used to live, is the most important part of the Jhansi Fort. Raghunath Nawalkar II founded this monument, and Rani Laxmibai later used it as her residence. It is a double storied building covered from three sides except the west, and the original wooden roof and lintels are still visible and in good condition. The walls of the Mahal were painted with peacock, duck, lotus, etc., and different paintings with red color adorn the inner part of the Mahal.

Rani Mahal

                 Rani Mahal- Source-Tripoto


More places to explore-

At the last if you are willing to explore more about Jhansi Fort there are few more places which you can also visit nearby fort. 

  • Government museum Jhansi
  • Laxmi Tal
  • Mahalakshmi Temple 
  • the cenotaph of Raja Gangadhar Rao (husband of Rani Lakshmi Bai)
  • Rani Lakshmibai Park
  • Rai Praveen Mahal


Jhansi Fort entry fee and timings-

Indians: 20 Rs Entry Fee

SAARC, BIMSTEC Country Visitors: 15 Rs Ticket Price

Foreigners: Rs 250 Admission Charges

Children Below 15 Years: Entry Free


 Near Lakshmi Bhai Park, Jhokan Bagh, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh

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                     This is the best monument of India which has a very important role in Indian History. The Jhansi Fort is located at the top of Bagira, a hill situated in Uttar Pradesh in the northern part of India. It is a 17th-century architectural monument that has undergone royal construction followed by massive destruction in the first War of Independence against the British East India Company