Are you planning to visit beautiful city Lucknow?, Here is the Places you must Visit Once.
Charbagh Railway Station
Lucknow railway station is one of the two main railway stations of Lucknow city for broad gauge trains, another one is “Lucknow Jn”.
“This large structure was built by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula in 1786-91 and is one of the architectural wonders of that era.” The Bara Imambara of Lucknow is one of the most famous monuments of this place. It is also called Asfi Imambara after the name of the Nawab of Lucknow who got it constructed. It is an important place of worship for the Muslims who come here every year to celebrate the religious festival of Muharram.
Janeshwar Mishra Park
Janeshwar Mishra Park is an urban park operating in Gomti Nagar in Lucknow, India. It was made in memory of late politician Janeshwar Mishra from Samajwadi Party.The park was inaugurated for general public of the city on 5 August 2014. It is claimed to be Asia’s 10th largest garden.
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.
The Rumi Darwaza of Lucknow is one of the most impressive architectural structures in India. It was constructed in the year 1784 by Nawab Asaf-ud–daula. The Rumi Darwaza is an example of the fine architectural style of Awadh. The Rumi Darwaza of Lucknow is also known by the name of Turkish Gateway since it is supposed to be identical in design to a similar gateway in ancient Constantinople. Read more about Rumi Darwaza of Lucknow.
Popularly known as the Chhota Imambara, the Imambara of Hussainabad in the old city is one of the most beautiful and attractive buildings. This Imambara was built by Mohammed Ali Shah in the second year of his rule in 1839. Mohammed Ali Shah must have built this Imambara as a token of allegiance to his faith and as gratitude for the lucky windfall, that he never expected at the fag end of his life, when he was 63 years old and infirm, to be chosen by the British and crowned as the third King of Oudh (Awadh), of which he wasn’t even a claimant. Azim-ullah Khan was the superintendent of the ordinance and building department of the King and supervised the building of the Hussainabad Imambara. [His contribution as such is recorded in the two Persian inscriptions placed on the pillars of the main Tripolia gateway].
Moti Mahal alias Palace of Pearls is situated near Hazratganj on the banks of Gomati River. Built by Nawab Saadat Ali Khan (1798 and 1814), the palace is one of the most beautiful monuments of India. There are two other buildings – the Shah Manzil and the Mubarak Manzil at the left and right side of Moti Mahal, built by Ghazi-ud-din Haider that comprise the whole construction. These three buildings were used by the Nawabs to observe animal fights and birds flight from the balconies
It was established in the year 1921 to commemorate the visit of His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales to Lucknow and was known as “The Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens”. Its name was changed to “Lucknow Prani Udyan” in 2001. Again, its name is changed to “Nawab Wazid Ali Shah Prani Udyan, Lucknow” in 2015
Patrakarpuram – taste of varanasi – Baati chokha
Nilansh Water park
Ambedkar Memorial Park is a public park and memorial in Gomti Nagar, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is more formally known as Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Samajik Parivartan Prateek Sthal and is also referred to simply as “Ambedkar Park”. The park honors the lives and memories of Jyotirao Phule, Narayana Guru, Birsa.
Vidhan Sabha Bhawan
The Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral legislature (or say Vidhan Sabha is the lower house of Vidhan Bhavan) of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It has a total of 403 members
Chandrika Devi Temple
Chandrika Devi Temple is one of the sacred temples of the Hindu god Chandi in the city of Lucknow
Husainabad Clock Tower is a clock tower located in the Lucknow city of India. It was constructed in 1881 by Nawab Nasir-ud-din Haider to mark the arrival of Sir George Couper, 1st Lieutenant Governor of United Province of Avadh. It was built at a cost of Rs. 1.75 lakhs.
Shah Najaf Imambara
Shah Najaf Imambara is one of the several imambaras in Lucknow. It is located centrally in the city and is less known that Asafi and Hussainabad Imambara.
Shahi Jama Masjid, Tehseenganj, Husainabad, Lucknow is a mosque is located at Tahseenganj (previously known as Mustafabad). The construction of this mosque was started in the year 1839 A.D. by His Majesty King Mohammad Ali Shah Bahadur (3rd King of Oudh) with the intention to surpass the Jama Masjid at Delhi
Gautam Buddha Park
Kukrail Forest Reserve
Kukrail Reserve Forest ,Lucknow is situated near Indiar Nagar/Khurram Nagar at a distance of about 9 kms. away from the centre of the city and one of the largest Ghariyal and Crocodile Rehabilitation Center of World.
Begum Hazrat Mahal Park
Park dedicated to revolutionary Begum Hazrat Mahal, with a memorial, walking paths & flowers.
Amrapali Water Fun Park-
Hussainabad Picture Gallery- It serves as a gallery for display of life size portraits of the Nawabs of Awadh. There are around 30 stairs to reach the Picture Gallery. In front of the Picture gallery, there is a beautiful pond surrounded by green lawns and trees. The portraits of Nawabs indicate the contemporary grand costumes and jewellery used in those days.
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Park –This park is spread over 80 acres of land and has beautiful landscaping, walking track, an artificial lake and a tower.
Gomti Riverfront Park- Gomti Riverfront is a massive breath-taking waterfront along the banks of river Gomti in Lucknow.
The riverfront has been developed on international standards and features a vast green area spread across 12 kms on the banks of river Gomti. The riverfront has lush green parks, ghats, cycling and jogging pathways, children play area, lawns, tonga tracks and boating facility. One can enjoy the spectacular view of German lights on the Gomti barrage. The riverfront will soon have a giant wheel like London’s Eye on the banks of Thames river, which would provide a bird’s eye view of the city.
The Lucknow city and its surroundings also have several historic structures such as temples, forts, ponds etc. these include: Maharaja Bijli Pasi Quila, Chandrika Devi Temple, Bari Kaliji Temple, Kalibari, Koneshwar Temple, Siddhanath Temple, Chhachhi Kuan Temple, Buddheshwar Temple, Mankameshwar Temple, Baba Bhutnath Temple, Ram Krishna Math, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Smritika, Nadan Mahal, Moti Mahal, Alambagh Palace, Tikait Rai Talab, Buddha Park, Neebu Park, Hathi Park, Globe Park, Begum Hazrat Mahal Park, Surya Kund, etc.