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Best Reasons why you should visit Lucknow


Lucknow...What comes in your mind first? Why you should visit Lucknow?

A city soaked in great history and culture of the royal past that still holding its charm in grandeur. Have you ever visited this great city of Uttar Pradesh? If still not then our guest writer Kislay have provided quite convincing reasons to visit the city of Nawabs. Find out your best reason to visit Lucknow. Keep reading... 🙂

City of Nawabs-Lucknow

A city of kebabs and nawabs, of plan and history, of composing and culture– that is Lucknow fundamentally for you. The capital and the greatest city of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, organized on the banks of conduit Gomti, welcomes you with a charming note of "Muskuraiyein, kyunki aap Lucknow mein hai" (Smile, because you are in Lucknow). Known as the 'City of Nawabs', Lucknow has an intrigue to it that is hard to face. While the city itself is rich and extreme, the all-inclusive community of Lucknow moreover seek after an enchanting 'pehle aap' (you first) culture, which reliably deserts a smile on the forces of its visitors. From a slice of rich wilderness history to modernized show lobbies, the 'City of Nawabs' immaculately joins the excess of a shimmering past and the straightforwardness of a propelled city.


1. Imambaras
and other historical places

Bara Imambara

This stunning, remarkable building was worked by fourth Nawab of Awadh - Nawab Asaf-Ud-Daula and the improvement work began in the year 1784. It took over 14 years to complete and was arranged by the modeler Hafiz Kifayat Ullah and Shahjahanabadi, detectable designers of that time.

The story behind this huge spotlight relies upon a noteworthy reason. In the midst of the eighteenth century, staggering starvation struck the Awadh Estate, making the Nawab consider a course of action to offer sustenance to his down and out subjects.

Architecture of Lucknow
Architectural beauty of Lucknow

Chhota Imambara

The Chhota Imambara, or the Imambara of Hussainabad, is a champion among the most fantastic and engaging structures in the old city of Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh in India. This great milestone misdirects the west of Bara Imambara and is a certifiable fantastic sight. The Chhota Imambara was at initial an array passage for Shia Muslims that was worked by Muhammad Ali Shah, who was the third Nawab of Awadh, in the year 1838.


Rumi Darwaja

Rumi Darwaza in the center of Lucknow waits over the clamoring normal traffic of Lajpatnagar like an old guardian radiant orderly that has seen the city rise and fall. The old-fashioned Awadhi designing of Rumi Darwaza is one of those features of the old city of Lucknow which still adheres on to the nostalgias of the past, like the horse driven Tonga truck.

Rumi Darwaja
Beautiful carving of Rumi Darwaja


2. Food of Lucknow

Tunday Kebabi, Idris ki Biryani, Rattilal’s Kachori are some of the famous things to eat in the city of nawabs. Apart from that, Lucknow's street-food scene is unquestionably worth investigating – and if there's one spot in the city that is home to everything, it's Chowk. This market might be old, yet it's as alive as ever – local people clamor back and forth, vehicle sounds and merchants sob for consideration, shops sell all way of products, however, don't give it a chance to dismay you. Concentrate on your look for road slows down selling chaat – like the gyara pani-wala pani puri, which takes your normal pani puri up a few indents by swapping the standard tamarind water for 11 different assortments. Expect another flavor each round: everything from mint and mango to ginger, green stew and lime is a reasonable diversion. In the winter months, keep your eyes stripped for slows down selling nimish (likewise called mallaiyyo or malai makhan), a light-as-air, velvety froth that comes sprinkled with saffron and pistachios.

Wondering for shopping in Lucknow?

If you are fond of a classic collection of apparels straight from the city's heart then special Lucknowi chikan kurtas and Lucknowi Jutti (Footwear)are the best picks.

3. Parks of Lucknow

Lucknow has recently been spoiled by the construction of many-many parks, especially in the last decade. Some of the famous parks are Lohiya Park, Janeshwar Park, and Ambedkar Park. Ambedkar Park is one of the best parks to visit in Lucknow and it is one of the most attractive too. The whole concrete park is a remembrance to Dr. Ambedkar who was a major figure in the making of the constitution of India. The whole size of the park is massive and it will take you approximately 2 hours to cover the whole complex. The famous Gomti riverfront is also near the park only and it has been considered as one of the most peaceful places to visit in Lucknow. The park stays open till 11 o’ clock in the night. You can also visit Janeshwar Park nearby which is also an excellent place to visit in Lucknow and it is adored by the locals. If you found the above reasons good enough to intrigue you for a trip to Lucknow, then read this guide on Lucknow travel.

Parks of Lucknow- Dr. Ambedkar Park
Parks of Lucknow will leave you stunned

Author: Kislay is a 20-year-old guy living his Maths hons. student life while traveling in India. Currently trying to figure out how much he can live his passion for traveling while being a college student in India. He is a big trekking enthusiast and fond of traveling solo. If you want to know more about him visit his website Slippery Legs.

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2 thoughts on “Best Reasons why you should visit Lucknow

  1. Bharat Taxi

    Thank you for sharing the information, it was really nice reading your blog and learning more about. Wonderful post. Really a good and complete full of information. Very interesting and helpful itinerary for the first time visitors!

    1. Supriya Bhardwaj

      Glad you find it helpful and informative. Thanks a lot for your words. ❤️

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