Mau Ranipur is a small village in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Jhansi at a distance of 68 km west. Mau Ranipur lies exactly on the border with the neighbouring state of Madhya Pradesh. Those with an enthusiasm for North Indian landscape, cuisine and temples can try this place out.
Places to Stay
As the village lacks proper lodging facilities, tourists are forced to consider Jhansi for putting up. Some of the budget hotels which are worth trying in the city are Tulsi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Shrinath Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), 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 village does not have any place which is worth visiting. However, Jhansi as a city has plenty of options, among which are Jhansi Fort; Shrine of St. Jude Church; St Antony's Cathedral: Iskcon Temple, Laxmi Temple; Shri Kali Temple; Karguan Jain Temple; Government Museum and Rani Mahal and others.
How to Get There
The Jhansi Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 74 km.
Jhansi Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 71 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. Log on to a particular bus booking site like Ticketgoose.com and get your bus tickets without any hassle.