Incredible Places To Visit In Lucknow

Bara Imambara

One of the finest historical monuments in Lucknow, Bara Imambara, is an architectural marvel and a gem of engineering. It has a central hall, which is believed to be the largest arched hall in the world.

The Bhulbhulaiya, a complex sequence of labyrinths, whose passages are interconnected, is another spectacular structure inside this shrine. If you happen to reach the top successfully by this labyrinth, you are greeted with an amazing landscape view of Lucknow.

Chota Imambara

Located close to Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara is another marvelous monument in Lucknow. Built in the 19th century, it is elegant interiors and exquisite carvings. At the time of festivities, it is adorned with beautiful chandeliers and colorful lamps that give it a mesmerizing look. The exteriors have Quranic verses and beautiful Islamic calligraphy on the walls.

Rumi Darwaza

This is one of the most impressive monuments of Lucknow. This majestic gateway is the entrance to the old city of Lucknow. Also called Turkish Gate, the structure is a fascinating example of Awadhi architecture. The design has decorative elements taken from architectural styles found in Istambul and Rome. It is adorned with beautifully carved flowers and designs.

Husainabad Clock Tower

This clock tower stands near Rumi Darwaza and is the best example of British architecture in Lucknow. Built in 1887, this 7-story clock tower is India’s tallest clock tower. It is built of gunmetal, brought from London, and has gothic elements in its construction. It has a 14 feet long pendulum and a dial in the shape of a flower.

Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Park

Among the many green spaces in Lucknow, this spectacular garden is the best place to enjoy a serene time among lush greenery. The garden is named after the renowned political leader, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia.

Divided into four courtyards with entry points in each one of them, the garden has a jogging track along its borders and excellent stone paths to walk in the garden. There are seasonal plants, flowering trees, and plenty of greenery around. Benches to sit on, children’s play area, and other facilities are in this park.