Top 10 Places to Visit in Lucknow

Also known as Asafi Imambara it is one of the most famous monuments in Lucknow, built by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula in 1784. Known for its labyrinthine maze called Bhul Bhulaiya 

Bara Imambara

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Also known as Hussainabad Imambara, built by Muhammad Ali Shah the third Nawab of Awadh in 1838. The tombs of Nawab and his mother are inside the Imambara

Chota Imambara

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Also referred to as Turkish Gate, it was earlier used as an entrance to the Old City. It was built by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula and is inspired by the Sublime Porte in Istanbul

Rumi Darwaza

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It is a bustling market in Lucknow, known for its vibrant street life, upscale shops, and colonial-era buildings and offers a mix of modern amenities and old-world charm


It served as the residence of the British Resident General during the 1857 revolt. Its roofless buildings and smashed walls are a testament to the siege by the Avadh forces

The Residency

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It is a 2 km long park on the banks of the Gomti River, featuring a landscaped promenade with lawns, sculptures, and a musical fountain that is lit up at night

Gomti Riverfront Park

It is a public park and memorial dedicated to reformers like Dr BR Ambedkar, Jyotiba Phule, Birsa Munda and many others, towards equality, humanity and justice

Ambedkar Memorial Park

Located in the heart of Lucknow, It is a magnificent mosque built by Sultan Ahmed Shah in 1423 and is a blend of Hindu and Muslim architectural styles

Jama Masjid

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One of the largest urban parks in Asia, spanning over 376 acres. It features lush greenery, jogging tracks, cycling paths, and recreational facilities

Janeshwar Mishra Park

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The tallest clock tower in India built by Nawab Nasir-ud-din Haider in 1881 to mark the arrival of Sir George Couper, first Lt. Gov of United Province of Awadh

Hussainabad Clock Tower

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