Datia is a small town in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The neighbouring state of Uttar Pradesh is also close-by. The village is sort of an outskirts area for the city of Jhansi, located at a distance of 28 km north. The state capital, Bhopal, lies at a distance of 348 km.
Places to Stay
The town does not have proper lodging facilities, which is why tourists are forced to consider Jhansi for a stay. Some of the budget hotels which are worth trying in the city are Shrinath Palace Hotel (tariff – Rs. 800), Tulsi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Jhansi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Yatrik Hotel (tariff – Rs. 600) and others.
The official language of the area is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti, Dusshera in September-October, and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
The town as a whole does not have any places which are worth visiting. However, Jhansi as a city has plenty of options, among which are Jhansi Fort; Government Museum and Rani Mahal; Iskcon Temple, Laxmi Temple; Shri Kali Temple; Karguan Jain Temple; Shrine of St. Jude Church; St Antony's Cathedral and others.
How to Get There
The Jhansi Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 24 km.
The town has its own railway station. However, the closest major railway station is the Jhansi Junction Railway Station at a distance of 29 km.
Various state transport buses connect the area to different parts of the state. Private buses are pretty active in the area too. Jhansi is the city from where most buses to the area are available. Grab any bus ticket online offer when you book your tickets.