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Top things that you must do in Lucknow

Top things that you must do in Lucknow

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Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, is widely known for its Nawabs and Kebabs. It is famous for its culture, architecture, music, poetry and mouth-watering food. The Lucknow origin embroidery 'chikan karri' is also worldwide famous. Moreover, the infamous Kakori train robbery case of 1925 is also linked with this city. Here are the top things that you should do in Lucknow visit. Read More: Chikankari: A notable embroidery of Lucknow Bara Imambara The Bara Imambara is the iconic structure of Lucknow that was built by Asaf-ud-Daula (the fourth Nawab of Awadh), in the year 1784. This monument is completely devoid of any European elements. Being a part of Bara Imambara complex, another building contains a mosque, several courtyards and gateways, and a 'baoli' or step-well. It
Best comfort and pleasant stay hotels in Lucknow

Best comfort and pleasant stay hotels in Lucknow

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There are numerous hotels in Lucknow for everyone depending on their budgets. Being one of the greatest tourist spots in India, it attracts native as well as foreign tourists every year. Here, people can get luxurious hotels, mid-range hotels as well as budget hotels. Note that the prices mentioned below belong to a particular date. The current prices may vary for hotels. Budget Hotels in Lucknow Nirmal Palace Hotel Address: Charbagh, Lucknow Amenities: Parking, Internet/Wi-Fi, Restaurant, Recreation Price starts from Rs. 864 per room per night Raj Hotel Address: Ghasiyari Mandi, Lucknow Amenities: Parking, Internet/Wi-Fi, Restaurant, Recreation Price starts from Rs. 546 per room per night Neelkanth Hotel Address: Hussainganj, Lucknow Amenities: Parking, Internet/Wi-Fi,...
Chikankari: A notable embroidery of Lucknow

Chikankari: A notable embroidery of Lucknow

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Chikan, a traditional embroidery emerged from Lucknow is about 400 years old. This technique is called as 'Chikankari' or Chikan work. History According to some historians, Megasthenes noted the use of flowered muslins by Indians in their artwork during early 3rd century BC. Some of the sources also revealed that this art has come to India from Persia. However, chikankari gain its popularity during the time of Mughal Empire. During the reign of Jahangir, Noor Jahan (the wife of Jahangir) did a lot to promote this craft form. Jahangir established several workshops to perfect this art. During his time, fabrics used were mostly Muslin or Mulmul which were best preferable for the warm and moisture climate. After the downfall of Mughal Empire in an 18th and 19th century, Chikankari artisan...
Charbagh Railway Station : Built with Pride

Charbagh Railway Station : Built with Pride

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Charbagh Railway Station " The Ostentatious Design of the Structure gives every the visitor a historical warmth "  HISTORY :  Till 1867, the huge Charbagh Railway Station of Lucknow was an enormous orchard. Incorporated with domes and minars of Saracen Design, the station building was constructed in 1926. To sync with the architecture typical of the buildings made in the days of Nawabs of Oudh. Its name is relevant to the location it is built in, that is Charbagh in the south of the city. The name 'Char Bagh' refers to the four gardens that were present earlier. The building is made up of red bricks and has a frontispiece of long verandahs decked with Mughal arches. There are mixed structures of Rajput, Awadhi, and Mughal architecture.Considered One of the most beautiful stations in I
6 Most Haunted Places in Lucknow you should never visit Alone !

6 Most Haunted Places in Lucknow you should never visit Alone !

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Lucknow, famous for its royal culture and marvelous architectural buildings is also well-known for its haunted places in India. Apart from its royalty and mouthwatering food, there are some of the past monuments that mark the presence of ghosts even today. If the readers of this article have enough guts to visit those places, then they will be most welcomed by the spooks of that location. Apart from humor, here we will be listing some of the top rated haunted places in Lucknow that persist eerie environment and attract people who love horror. The Sikandra Bagh Sikandra Bagh (or Secundra Bagh), contains a villa and a garden that is located about six km north-east of Lucknow Railway Station (Charbagh). Considered as the most haunted place in Lucknow, this historical destination had witne...
Top 5 Beautiful Parks to Visit In Lucknow

Top 5 Beautiful Parks to Visit In Lucknow

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Lucknow is the city of India which is richest in its Natural Beauty when it comes to Parks, Botanical Gardens, and beautiful sculptures. The City of Nawab as it is called is the best to visit when one wants to feel close to Nature. Here are the top 5 Beautiful Parks or Nature to visit in Lucknow. Dr. AMBEDKAR PARK: Remarkably very grand, astounding richness with trees, plants, and statues of icons of India is definitely a treat to the eyes. Built in the reign of Miss Mayawati the then Chief Minister depicts the Royal taste of Miss Mayawati. The architecture, Sculptures and enormous open space is what makes this park unique. Sunset view from this place is breathtaking. This place as it is huge requires an entire day to have the best experience.   JAMESHWAR MISHRA PARK: Another B
Top 6 Best Places to visit in Lucknow

Top 6 Best Places to visit in Lucknow

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Known as The City of Nawab's, Lucknow is one of the most beautiful cities in India. It is the capital of Uttar Pradesh. It is the 12th most populous urban town and has always been known for it's flourished North Indian Culture and artistic hub. Famous for its Ghararas which is a traditional women's outfit that originated from Nawab of Awadh. Lucknow has a wide variety of Tourist places to visit which has always been the center of attraction for many visitors. Here is the insight to 6 Best Places to visit when you are in Lucknow. Hazratganj: Hazratganj is the prime location for any tourist as it is located in the heart of Lucknow. Primarily it consists of shopping complexes, restaurant, hotels, theaters, and offices but it is mostly famous for its evenings. Even Celebrities visit the city