Major Dhyanchand is a well-known personality for the whole world. He has been the greatest hockey player of all the time. To pay the gratitude to this greatest player ever, Jhansi Smart City Ltd, developed a museum on his name 'Major Dhyanchand Museum'. This museum is situated in the city Jhansi of Uttar Pradesh, India. This is inside the Rani Laxmibai Park of Civil Lines area of Jhansi City.
Major Dhyanchand Museum has been made available to the tourist visiting Jhansi after the inauguration of the same by Hon'ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Government - Sh. Yogi Adityanath Ji on Birthday of Major Dhyanchand-29th August 2023 (also celebrated as National Sports Day of India).
Major Dhyanchand Museum is World's second and Asia's and India's first hockey museum, dedicated to Major Dhyanchand. Firs time in history, this museum showcases the Olympic Medals won by Major Dhyanchand along with his personal belongings related to hockey. Major Dhyanchand Museum showcases the details of personal and sports lives of Major Dhyanchand with the help of digital displays equipped with advanced technology. Other important attractions of this museum are cyclorama, holographic selfie, interactive games, replica of Major Dhyanchand National Hockey Stadium, New Delhi and more interesting displays.
Major Dhyanchand Museum is situated at Rani Laxmibai Park, Civil Lines, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India. Coordinates are 25.454434912017383, 78.57165086448428. Nearby places are Govt. Museum, Jhansi, Deen Dayal Sabhagar, Jhansi, Jhansi Fort.
Open Time: 12:00 PM (Monday closed)
Close Time: 08:00 PM (Monday closed)
Weekly Off: Monday
Under the age of 5 years- Free
Age between 06 to 12 years- 25/- per person
Age more than 12 years- 50/- per person
Group of min 10 persons- 35/- per person
Under the age of 5 years- Free
Age between 06 to 12 years- 800/- per person
Age more than 12 years- 1200/- per person
Group of min 10 persons (Age between 06 to 12 years)- 300/- per person
Group of min 10 persons (Age more than 12 years)- 200/- per person
For students- 25/- per student
(For this discount student has to produce valid id card)
Rani Mahal in Jhansi, translating to the queen's palace, is the former residence and royal palace of Rani Lakshmi Bai. Built in ....
Rani Mahal in Jhansi, translating to the queen's palace, is the former residence and royal palace of Rani Lakshmi Bai. Built in the 18th century, a large part of this beauty was destroyed during the Indian Rebellion. However, it was later renovated into a museum with artefacts from the 9th century and life of Rani Lakshmibai.
Cenotaph of Raja Gangadhar Rao
The Cenotaph of Raja Gangadhar Rao, the Raja of Jhansi, was built after his death by his queen, Rani Lakshmibai in 1853. Raja G ....
The Cenotaph of Raja Gangadhar Rao, the Raja of Jhansi, was built after his death by his queen, Rani Lakshmibai in 1853. Raja Gangadhar Rao ki Chhatri is located near Mahalakshmi temple beside the Lakshmi Lake in Jhansi. The cenotaph is surrounded by a lush green garden, an adjacent pond and rich architectural designs. The reign of Gangadhar Rao lasted for a decade from 1843 – 1853 making this a site of historical magnificence that still stands to occupy the cultural heritage of Jhansi. Legend has it that Maharani Lakshmibai used to visit the Lakshmi temple every day. The structure stands in the middle with high walls carved hollow on all four sides with 18th-century architectural designs. The suggested time to visit the cenotaph is from October to March. Timings : 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Entry Fee : INR 20 Time Required : 1 hour
Orchha Fort Complex
The small town of Orchha situated 16 km from Jhansi in Madhya Pradesh emanates an architecturally historicized complex called t ....
The small town of Orchha situated 16 km from Jhansi in Madhya Pradesh emanates an architecturally historicized complex called the Orchha Fort Complex. It was built in 1501 AD by Raja Rudra Pratap Singh of the Bundela dynasty. It is a manifestation of Rajput and Mughal architecture flamboyantly decorated with latticed windows, projected platforms and balconies and mirrors on ceilings. The Orchha Fort complex houses several monuments such as the Raja Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Rai Praveen Mahal and also gardens such as the Phool Bagh built by the descendants of the Bundela Dynasty. Timings : 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Entry Fee : INR 10 for Indians, INR 250 for foreigners Time Required : Over 2 hours
St. Jude's Shrine
St. Jude’s Shrine, located in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh is a Roman Catholic Latin Rite shrine and is devoted to St. Jude Thaddeus. It ....
St. Jude’s Shrine, located in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh is a Roman Catholic Latin Rite shrine and is devoted to St. Jude Thaddeus. It was built by Francis Xavier Fenech. It is in the Cantonment area of Jhansi and is one of the popular churches among the Catholic community in the state.
Daily mass is conducted with much devotion and involvement at St Jude's Shrine. Also, during 28th October of every year, Christians from all over the country gather here to celebrate the Feast of St. Jude.
Time Required : 30 min - 1 hour
Sunday: Summer - 6:30 AM, 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM
Winter - 7:00 AM, 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM
Daily: Summer: 6:00 AM
Winter: 6:30 AM
Wednesday, First Friday of each month, Fridays in Lent and Saturdays of the year: Summer - 6:00 PM,
Winter 6:30 AM
Barua Sagar in the Jhansi district of Uttar Pradesh is a modest town belonging to the Bundelkhand region. Apart from the lake, Bar ....
Barua Sagar in the Jhansi district of Uttar Pradesh is a modest town belonging to the Bundelkhand region. Apart from the lake, Barua Sagar is home to several ruins of forts and temples that were once the glory of the city.
Named after Barua Sagar Tal, an alluring neighbouring lake, the town is of great historical significance. With breathtaking views from the vantage point of its hilly platforms, Barua Sagar is the perfect spot for trekking.
Time Required : 2 - 3 hours
Karguanji Jain Temple
Karguvanji Jain temple is a 700-year-old temple, resting amidst the vicinity of Jhansi city. It is an important pilgrimage for ....
Karguvanji Jain temple is a 700-year-old temple, resting amidst the vicinity of Jhansi city. It is an important pilgrimage for Digambar Jains, a sect that believes in renouncing all material things to attain salvation – including clothes. The full name of the temple is Shri Digamber Jain Atishaya Kshetra Sanvaliya Parasnath Karguvanji, Atishay Kshetra meaning a place of miracles. As the name suggests, the biggest idol installed is of Parshvanatha (the 23rd Tirthankara) whose symbol is a snake. Situated on Jhansi-Kanpur highway, Karguanji temple has an interesting history. The story goes back to the time of Peshwas when the dream of a man named Shri Singhai Nanheju led to the discovery of idols hidden underground. The temple also has an in house facility for pilgrims. The Dharamshala has about 100 rooms with the availability of semi-deluxe and deluxe rooms. Timings : 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Time Required : 1-2 hours
Mahalakshmi Temple Jhansi
Mahalakshmi Temple is situated on the banks of Lakshmi Tal, a famous lake in the city of Jhansi. The ancient temple stands in h ....
Mahalakshmi Temple is situated on the banks of Lakshmi Tal, a famous lake in the city of Jhansi. The ancient temple stands in honour of Goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of good fortune, wealth and prosperity according to the Hindu religion. With beautiful architecture that is adorned with sculptures of Hindu deities and intricate carvings; this temple is one of the most prestigious heritage sites of Jhansi. The Mahalakshmi Temple, built before the celebrated Rani Laxmi Bai’s rise to power, is a heritage site, having witnessed significant events that shaped the history of Jhansi. As a result, one may visit the destination to get an understanding of the rich culture and lifestyle belonging to Jhansi. It is frequently visited by devotees, particularly during festivals such as Diwali, a time of year that entertains pilgrims from all parts of the country. One must visit this temple to observe and experience adoration of devotees like no other.
Rai Praveen Mahal
Rai Praveen Mahal upholds the historical legends of the former princely state of Orchha. It is located in a town called Tikamga ....
Rai Praveen Mahal upholds the historical legends of the former princely state of Orchha. It is located in a town called Tikamgarh and thrills the visitors because of its classic folk tales and majestic beauty. The palace is situated alongside the Betwa River and holds its charm because of the nearby greenery and the iconography and intricate artwork on the second floor. The two-storied Rai Praveen Mahal is approximately 80 kilometres from the centre of the Tikamgarh town only at a distance of 18 kilometres from Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. Timings : 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Entry Fee : Indians: INR 10 Foreigners: INR 250 Photography: INR 25 Videography: INR 100 Time Required : 2-3 hours
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-c ....
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. Within the four-walls lay monuments like Baradari with astute and creative architecture, Kal Kothari or a dungeon for prisoners, Ganesha and Shiva temples and a museum that harbours remnants of the Chandela dynasty - weaponry, clothes and paintings. There is also a war memorial paying tribute to martyrs, and the Rani Lakshmibai Park built in the memory of her poignant role in the freedom struggle. Timings : 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Favorable Time: October to March Entry Fee : INR 5 for Indians, INR 200 for Foreign citizens
Jhansi Museum is one of the iconic museums of India constructed around the late 19th century that helps us to track down the ro ....
Jhansi Museum is one of the iconic museums of India constructed around the late 19th century that helps us to track down the roots of Indian history of colonial India. Jhansi Museum, also known as the UP Government museum, is known to have artefacts since the 4th century BC along with exquisite artworks of pre-modern India. Dedicated to Rani Lakshmi Bai, this museum not only illustrates the history of Jhansi but also throws light on the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh. Over the years, Jhansi museum has become one of the major tourist attractions in Uttar Pradesh owing to the rich cultural heritage of India, particularly Jhansi. Timings : 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Closed on Monday and every second Saturday of the month Entry Fee : Indian: INR 5 Foreigner: INR 25 Camera: INR 20 Photography : Prohibited at certain galleries Time Required : 1-2 hours
Panchatantra Park is an animal-themed park mainly for children in Jhansi based on the ‘Panchatantra’ book by Vishnu Sharma. Apa ....
Panchatantra Park is an animal-themed park mainly for children in Jhansi based on the ‘Panchatantra’ book by Vishnu Sharma. Apart from several animal-themed slides for the children, this park also has a jogging track for adults. The park was developed by the Jhansi Development Authority on a vast stretch of a green patch in the middle of the city of Jhansi mainly for the children with exciting Panchatantra themed animal statues. Over the years, this has not only been an exciting spot for children but also adults for morning and evening walks where they can enjoy a soothing pollution-free environment, away from the hustle-bustle of the city. Timings : 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM Entry Fee : INR 20 Time Required : 2-3 hours
Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary
Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary located in Orchha, Madhya Pradesh, is situated on the banks of the river Betwa and river Jamini. Situ ....
Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary located in Orchha, Madhya Pradesh, is situated on the banks of the river Betwa and river Jamini. Situated at a distance of 4.2 km from Orchha city and 19.2 km from Jhansi, the Sanctuary is home to endangered species like tigers and leopards. The sanctuary is a special treat for bird watchers as the sanctuary is home to over 200 species of Indian as well as migratory birds. Birds like peafowls, peacocks, swans and many more can be observed in the forest. Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary is the best place for nature’s retreat. The sanctuary caters to the adrenaline junkies as well by arranging lots of activities throughout the year. The adventures arranged are river rafting, canoeing, fishing, camping and trekking. Timings : 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Time Required : 2-3 hours Entry Fee : Indians- INR 40 Foreigners- INR 350
Rani Lakshmi Bai Park
Rani Lakshmi Bai Park located in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh is set in the foothills of Jhansi Fort and is interconnected to Maithili ....
Rani Lakshmi Bai Park located in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh is set in the foothills of Jhansi Fort and is interconnected to Maithili Sharan Gupta Park. At the centre of the park there is a magnificent bronze statue of Rani Lakshmi Bai riding her horse, her sword raised and her adopted son Anand Rao, sitting behind her. Rani Lakshmi Bai Park is adorned with beautiful lush green trees, jogging tracks, slides, and swings for children to play. Blessed with a scenic view in all directions the park is a major hotspot for both tourists and locals, the Park is the best place for keen photographers and nature lovers. At dusk, Rani Lakshmi Bai Park is illuminated with beautiful lights highlighting the park’s natural beauty. Timings : 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM Time Required : 1 hour Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
Parichha Dam, a human-made reservoir is built on the Jhansi-Kanpur Highway in the town of Parichha. The dam is built on the Bet ....
Parichha Dam, a human-made reservoir is built on the Jhansi-Kanpur Highway in the town of Parichha. The dam is built on the Betwa River and its reservoir, which is a placid stretch of water and runs to Notghat Bridge. It is popular amongst the local for water sports facilities and boating. Being the primary source of water for drinking and agricultural purposes of Jhansi, it also has a thermal plant which generates 1149 MW power. Constructed by the British between 1881 to 1886, the dam still stands and serves many facilities to the people of Jhansi. The major activities and water sports which the dam offers is boating and fishing. Boating in the Betwa River gives a captivating view of the scenic beauty of the place and a soothing experience along with a feeling of being in nature. Fishing is also one of the famous activities at the Parichha dam and Betwa River. You can always find many people sitting on the banks of the river with the fishing rod in their hand. The dam is a picturesque spot as well for the tourists. Timings : 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Time Required : 1-2 hours Entry Fee : INR 50 for boating