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Blog Entry# 901918
Posted: Nov 10 2013 (14:16)

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Nov 10 2013 (14:16)   LKO/Lucknow Charbagh NR (9 PFs)
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1) Bada Imambara
The Bada Imambara was built in the year 1784 by the fourth Nawab of Awadh known as Asaf-ud-Daula. It was built as a part of a relief project for a major famine that took place in the year 1784.
2) British Residency Lucknow
The British Residency of Lucknow is a famous historical landmark of this place. It is now in
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ruins and has been declared a protected monument by the Archaeological Survey of India.
3) Chattar Manzil
One of the imposing structures built by the Nawabs of Lucknow, Chattar Manzil is a very famous tourist attraction of Lucknow. The most unique thing about the Chattar Manzil of Lucknow is the strikingly different architecture.
4) Jama Masjid
In the year 1423, Sultan Ahmed Shah constructed the Jama Masjid in Lucknow. It is built entirely with yellow sandstone and is known for its intricate style of design and architecture.
5) Rumi Darwaza
The Rumi Darwaza of Lucknow is one of the most impressive architectural structures in India. It was constructed in the year 1784 by Nawab Asaf-ud-daula. The Rumi Darwaza is an example of the fine architectural style of Awadh.
6) Clock Tower
Between the Bara Imambara and Chhota Imambara is the Clock Tower of Lucknow. This huge tower was constructed by Nawab Nasir-ud-Din Haider in the year 1880. The Clock Tower in Lucknow reaches upto a staggering height of 221 feet and is the tallest Clock Tower in India. The Clock tower also has the biggest fitted clock that cost the government around Rs. 1.75 lakhs at that time.
7) Moti Mahal
The Moti Mahal in Lucknow is one of the most beautiful monuments of India. The Nawab of Lucknow, Saadat Ali Khan, constructed it. The Lucknow Moti Mahal is also known as Palace of Pearls. The Moti Mahal is located on the borders of Gomti and provides a spectacular view of the city of Nawabs. The Nawabs used this palace to view birds in flight and spend time in leisure. There are three buildings that comprise the whole construction.
8) The two other buildings are known as Shah Manzil and Mubarak Manzil. These two buildings were added later by Nawab Ghazi-ud-din Haider. These were used by the Nawab to watch animal combats and animal fights. The Moti Mahal is preserved till date by the concerned authorities and is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Lucknow.
9) Lakshmana
Tila It is said that the original site of the town was actually at Lakshmana Tila. The story goes back to ancient times when the brother of Lord Rama, Lakshmana laid the foundation of the city of modern Lucknow. It was known as Lakshmanpur then. This place is supposed to be one of the earliest sites of human settlements in Lucknow.
10) Hussainabad Imambara
The Hussainabad Imambara is a major tourist attraction of Lucknow. The monument was built by Mohammed Ali Shah in the year 1837. The tombs of Mohammed Ali Shah and his mother are located over here. The walls of the monument are decorated with Arabic verses that have been carved beautifully by efficient craftsmen. The structure has an imposing white colored dome and many pillars or minarets. The interiors of the monument are worth seeing. They have been decorated beautifully with elaborate chandeliers, mirrors with gold frames, the majestic throne of the King. There are small miniatures of the Taj Mahal on either side of the monument. The Hussainabad Imambara is beautifully decorated during the festival of Moharrum. The whole structure is bordered with thousands of little bulbs, which give it a royal look when illuminated in the evening.
11) St. Joseph's Cathedral Church on of the most beautiful Church The architecture of the Church is a lot different than other churches and the church is spread over a huge area within the Cathedral School. The statue of Jesus is huge and gives a protective feeling
13) Hazrat Ganj
“Shoppers Stretch of City of Awadh”
14) Chowk
the embroidery works know as 'Chicken work'. The place were this handy work originated. Buying Chicken work tradition and modren clothing and outfits for authentic stuff is here.
15) Constantia House
Architectural Buildings
Constantia, an intergal part of La Martiniere College, is an architectural showpiece. Constructed between 1776 and 1800, by Maj Gen Claude Martin born at Lyon in France
16) Chhota Imambara
The dome of this Imambara , the carvings and the glass chandeliers are much more beautiful than Bara Imambara. The encroachments infront and at its two gates are an eyesore.
17) Aminabad
“The Buyers' Haven !”
You can shop for any / every thing here. One day is not enough for a circuit of the shopping here. You have to walk your way through else you can't shop.
18) Lucknow Zoo
“Must see for first time Lko visiters”
Lko is the best. Mainly due to its cleanliness and Healthy animals, especially Girrafe and tiger and Hippos
19) Vidhan Sabha Bhawan Council House
“U.P Seat of Governance the "Magestic “Vidhan Sabha"
20) Parijaat Tree
21) Dilkusha Kothi Palace
“A piece of history amidst soothing greenery”
22) Shah Najaf Imambara
Shah Najaf Imambara may not be as grand as the other two Imambaras in Lucknow – the Asafi or Bara Imambara and the Hussainabad or Chota Imambara, nevertheless it transports you to a world which reflects the eclectic past of Lucknow
23) Dr. Ambedkar Park
MUST SEE THIS HUGE BEAUTY
24) Colvin Taluqdars' College
Beautiful place ... excellence in education! History speaks .... long list of successful students, very beautiful. A place in Indian history, architecture, education, society excellence, Lucknavi tehzeeb
25) Begum Hazrat Mahal Park
Begum Hazrat Mahal Park is good park for morning and evening joggers. It does not have any attraction. Park is very simple with just Jogging track in the most prime area
26) Crocodile Nursery

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