Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow, India, built by Asaf-ud-Daula, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784. It is also called the Asafi Imambara. Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari.
In the year 1423, Sultan Ahmed Shah constructed the Jama Masjid in Lucknow. It is built entirely with yellow sandstone and is known for its intricate style of design and architecture.
Chota Imambara, also known as Hussainabad Imambara is an imposing monument located in the city of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Between the Bara Imambara and Chhota Imambara is the Clock Tower of Lucknow. This huge tower was constructed by Nawab Nasir-ud-Din Haider in the year 1880.
The Chattar Manzil, or Umbrella Palace is a building in Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh which served as a palace for the rulers of Awadh and their wives.
Hazratganj is a major shopping area situated in the heart of Lucknow in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. In addition to bazaars, it also contains shopping complexes, restaurants, hotels, theaters and offices.
Aminabad is a small bazaar located in the heart of Lucknow, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The main product is chikan embroidered garments.
Chowk is one of the oldest markets as well as residencial place in Lucknow. Connected with narrow streets called ” गलियाँ ” it is old Lucknow where you can feel and see the historical and cultural heritage of the city.
The Residency, also called as the British Residency and Residency Complex, is a group of several building in a common precinct.
Among the three beautiful buildings on the fringes of the Gomti in Lucknow, is Moti Mahal or the Palace of Pearls constructed by Nawab Saadat Ali Khan.
La Martiniere College, Lucknow, established in 1845, was founded in accordance with the Will of Major General Claude Martin. Born in Lyon, France, in 1735, the Founder died in Lucknow on 13 September, 1800.
Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens or popularly known as Lucknow Zoological Gardens is a 71.6-acre zoo located in the heart of the capital city of Uttar Pradesh. The Central Zoo Authority of India categorizes it as a large zoo.
The Rumi Darwaza, in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India, is an imposing gateway which was built under the patronage of Nawab Asaf-Ud-dowlah in 1784. It is an example of Awadhi architecture.
Hazratganj Market was established in 1810 by Nawab Saadat Ali Khan, who had acquired the throne with the help of the British in January 1798. Named after Hazrat Ali, the fourth caliph, the market has several lanes that were frequented by lovers of music, perfumes and poetry.
Shaheed Smarak pays tribute to the heroes of India’s First War of Independence. Erected to mark the first centenary celebrations of the Sepoy Mutiny, the memorial depicts a marble finishing with a garden on its sides. River Gomti marks the background of the memorial.
Begum Hazrat Mahal Park
Begum Hazrat Mahal, also known as Begum of Awadh, was the first wife of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah. She rebelled against the British East India Company during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
Lucknow is situated on the banks of the Gomti River. Lucknow is the cultural center of northern India where people are too polite and have their own charming culture and tradition.
Ramakrishna Math is a religious monastic order, considered part of the Hindu reform movements. It was set up by Swami Vivekananda based on the teachings of Sri Ramakrishna in Kolkata, India.
1857 Memorial Museum
The ruins of the Residency remind us of the great uprising of 1857 in Lucknow. They are preserved in the same condition in which they came under central protection in the year 1920.
Gautam Buddha Park
Gautam Buddha Park is the latest addition to the numerous historical parks and monuments of Lucknow. It is believed that Gautam Buddha spent a major part of his life in Uttar Pradesh and that the earlier name of Lucknow was Nucklow, derived from the nails of Buddha that were placed here in a stupa.
Satkhanda or ‘Seven stories’ is opposite Hussainabad Imambara with a blend of French and Italian architecture is a worth see. Though built to only 4 stories, it was constructed during the era of Nawab Muhamad Ali Shah but construction stopped in 1840 when he passed away.