The Monuments of Lucknow

Lucknow has always known to have a rich history and culture reputation going for itself and therefore it is no surprise that there are tons of monuments that one will come across when they are in Lucknow.

From the food to the culture and shopping, everything about Lucknow is rich and beautiful due to its strong history and past. Known to once be the centre of all the hustle and bustle in India, Lucknow has managed to keep its old city charm intact even today. If you find yourself in Lucknow, be rest assured you are going to have an adventure of a lifetime. With lip-smacking foods and shopping like never before, Lucknow has to be on your list of must places to visit. Book a reliable and AC taxi in Lucknow for your sightseeing activities and other visits.

Monuments in Lucknow

Lucknow has always known to have a rich history and culture reputation going for itself and therefore it is no surprise that there are tons of monuments that one will come across when they are in Lucknow. But there are various monuments that are recognized the world over and are a must visit such as the Bara Imambara, also known as Asafai Imambara was constructed in the year 1784 by Kifayat whose family was known to have modelled the Taj Mahal. This monument is known as the most popular landmark of Lucknow. Another important monument of Lucknow is Saadat Ali Khan and his Begum’s Tombs. These tombs are known to be one of the most beautiful tombs in India and are located by the side of the river Gomti. These twin tombs are known to be a testimony of the very distinguished designs of the Avadh. Lucknow Residency is a national monument and is known for the first ever revolt that India made against the British rule.

Though not fully in shape, the monument has been preserved and still contains the bullet marks of the fight of independence. While in Lucknow, a visit to the Jama Masjid is an absolute must. Known to have been built in 1423, the Masjid boasts of a state-of-the-art design that cannot be described. The masjid is decorated in such a way that it depicts a blend of Hindu and Muslim designs and is just a testimony to the kind of craftsmanship that existed in that era. If you are looking to get a sneak-peak into the culture of Lucknow, do make a visit to the Masjid on any of the Muslim festivals. Other must visit monuments in Lucknow include the Kaiserbagh Palace and Shah Najaf Imambara. The Kaiserbagh Palace built in 1850, this palace will give you an idea of the kind of architecture and interior designing that existed during that era. Known as a royal residence, you will see minarets, decorated ceilings, lights and railings like never before.

Travel in Lucknow

Lucknow is a city of history and culture and therefore a single visit to Lucknow will require to visit at least 15 places in a day from eating the amazing food to checking the monuments and museums that it has to offer. When the itinerary is such it is best recommended to get a clean and safe car on rent in Lucknow. This will not only allow you the liberty to travel as you may wish but turns out to be cost effective too

 

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  1. “Sprinkled with exceptional Islamic and British Raj–era architecture, stuffed with fascinating bazaars and famed throughout India for its food.
    Central Lucknow features wide boulevards, epic monuments and several parks and gardens that contribute to an atmosphere of faded grandiosity. Locals tend to be welcoming, and you’ll experience little of the hassle of more touristy towns.”

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