10 Important Places To Visit In Lucknow

The state capital of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow Metropolis, which is renowned for its distinctive manners and rich cultural legacy, is one of the non-metropolitan cities with the quickest growth rates. 

It has shed its previous reputation as a city recognised solely for its unique needlework techniques, such as “Chikan” and “Lakhnawi Zardozi,” and is now a hub for cutting-edge technology with significant investment, institutional growth, and a forward-thinking mindset. 

Pincodes of various places in Lucknow helps you to discover the city without any pain on mapping the beautiful places. Jaipur combines a refined charm with an increase in the rate of economic and infrastructure development.

1. Bara Imambara

It is a well-known attraction and could be the only maze that exists in India. It was mistakenly created to sustain the weight of the building, which was built on marshy ground. The nearby 18-meter (59-foot) tall Roomi Darwaza was also built by Asaf-ud-Daula.

Opening timings: Opens all days except on Mondays from 06.00AM to 05.00PM

2. Rumi Darwaza

The artful construction, Rumi Darwaza, also known as the Turkish Gate, is defined by an eight-sided umbrella-like structure in its uppermost portion. Rumi Darwaza, which rises to a height of 60 feet and is now an icon of Lucknow, served as the Old City’s main entrance gate in the past. It was constructed to employ workers during the 1784 famine.

Opening timings: Open 24 Hours Everyday

3. The Residency Lucknow

The Residency complex is host to the graves of about 2000 soldiers who died fighting in the war of 1857. Currently, this notable Lucknow tourist destination houses a government office. Along with Saadat Ali Khan’s tomb, the first Nawab of Awadh is there in the museum.

Opening timings: Opens all days from 07.00AM to 06.00PM

4. Chota Imambara

There are various beautiful examples of Nawabi architecture in Lucknow, but few can match the Chhota Imambara, which Nawab Muhammad Ali Shah constructed in 1838. Here stands the mausoleum of the Nawab and that of his mother. As time went on, further monuments were constructed. Along with the Imambara, it also contains a royal bath, a tomb, and a treasure.

Opening timings: Opens all days from 06.00AM to 05.00PM

5. Ambedkar Memorial Park

It was formerly called as Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Samajik Parivartan Prateek Sthal and is one of the most well-liked tourist destinations in Lucknow. The Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Udyan was the previous name of the 1995-founded Ambedkar Memorial Park. There are 124 immense elephants in the park as well.

Opening timings:  Open 24 Hours Everyday Except Sundays

6. Chhatar Manzil

Nawab Ghazi-dd-din Haider began construction on the Chattar Manzil, also known as the Umbrella Palace, but his son, Nawab Nasir-dd-din Haider, didn’t finish it until after his death. Up until Nawab Wajid Ali Shah shifted his headquarters to Qaiserbagh, the Palace functioned as the Nawabi residence.

Opening timings: Opens all days from 09.30AM to 06.00PM

Except all Saturdays and Sundays

7. Lohia Park

The Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Park was built in the Gomti Nagar neighborhood. The Lucknow Development Authority created the park in 2007. The park is entitled Ram Manohar Lohia in honor of the renowned socialist political figure and freedom fighter who founded it.

Opening timings: Opens all days from 05.00AM to 10.00PM

8. Sikandar Bagh

Sikandar Bagh is an elegant home with an enclosing garden that was constructed in the 1800s in an antique style. This green space, which is housed here, is regarded to be the final Mughal garden in India and is located on Ashoka Road.

After 1947, Sikandar Bagh, which was constructed by Nawab Wajid Ali Khan, the final Nawab of Oudh, became the location of a botanical garden and the National Botanical Research Institute. The 1857 Battle of Independence took place in the park as well.

Opening timings: Opens all days from 09.30AM to 06.00PM

9. Shah Najaf Imambara

Located in the heart of Lucknow City on Rana Pratap Road, the Shah Najaf Imambara is a Muslim architecture. The graves of Nawab Ghazi-Ud-Din Haider and his three wives are located within the monument’s dome-shaped structure.

The Shah Najaf Imambara is an all-white marble finished building with a big dome that adorns magnificent Mughal architecture in the middle of a lovely front floral yard.

Opening timings: Opens all days from 08.00AM to 05.00PM

10. Buddha Vihar Shanti Upvan

In Lucknow, on VIP Road, lies the 32.5-acre Baudh Vihar Shanti Upvan, a vihara where Buddhist monks (Bhikkhu) live and where devotees of the religion can go to rest, study, and meditate. Two 28-foot-tall bronze fountains are positioned around an 18-foot-tall, four-faced statue of the Buddha made of white marble in the location. As a place of learning, this vihara’s library includes the Buddhist Encyclopedia. A huge meditation hall is also there.

Opening timings: Opens all days from 06.00AM to 07.00PM

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