‘Lucknow Hum Pe Fida Aur Hum Fida E Lucknow’… There is something like this, Lucknow is the city of adab and tehzeeb. Not only tourists are attracted to this city, this city is also attracted to tourists. The air here is somewhat romantic, which brings a smile on every face. That’s why everyone says to Lucknow, smile that you are in Lucknow. Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, is one of the most clean and historical places to visit. Along with the Nawabi splendor, this city is also known for its delicious cuisine. Everything in this city compels tourists to stay here for a few more days. Lucknow was the capital of the state of Awadh from 1775 to 1856. During the Nawabi period, the admiration and tehzeeb of Awadh flourished. With the passage of time, its name and identity have also changed. First it was named Laxmanpuri, then Lakhanpuri and later Lucknow. If you are also planning to visit Lucknow, then instead of visiting some special and famous Lucknow, do not forget them at all. know 10 Best Places To Visit In Lucknow.
10 Best Places To Visit In Lucknow
Known as the city of Nawabs, the impression of Nawabi elegance can be seen on every nook and corner of Lucknow. Anyway, the history of this city is very old. Let us know that 10 beautiful and unmatched places of this city of Tehzeeb, which make it special than mango –
1. Janeshwar Mishra Park Lucknow
If you have gone to Lucknow or are living there, then do not forget to visit Asia’s largest park. This park also has the status of being the largest garden in Asia. Different species of trees and plants, open gym, golf course and spectacular swings are present in this park. The fun of visiting here in the pleasant weather is something else. The park is spread over an area of 376 acres in Gomtinagar Extension of Lucknow city. You can also enjoy gondola boat in this park. Let us tell you that this park has been developed on the lines of Hyde Park in London. The “Lucknow Eye” swing is also going to be installed on the lines of London in Janeshwar Mishra Park. This swing will be 45 meters high and 41 meters wide. Tourists will be able to see the aerial view of Lucknow by sitting on this swing.
2. Bara Imambara
Bada Imambara is the pride of Lucknow. Included in the historical buildings, this Imambara is also known as Labyrinth. You will be surprised to see the architecture here. Interesting stories are also associated with the construction of this wonderful building. It is believed that in the year 1785, due to lack of employment in Lucknow, there was a problem of horrific starvation. It was decided to build an Imambara for the welfare of the people and to provide food to the stomach, which provided employment to thousands of people. There is a huge hall in the Imambara, in which the Nawabs once used to sit. One floor above it is the maze, an unsolved puzzle that won’t matter if you go astray. Apart from this, the most special thing about this labyrinth is that its walls also have ears. Yes, if you speak by whispering near the wall in some corner, then someone can clearly hear your words by putting ears on the walls on the other side. Who would not like to see such an interesting place? So the next time you go on a picnic in Lucknow, don’t forget to visit the Bara Imambara near the Chowk.
3. Chota Imambara
Sir, Lucknow has not one but about 10 Imambaras, out of which Bada and Chhota Imambara are famous all over the world. The Chhote Imambara is also known as the Palace of Lights of Lucknow, located at a distance of 2 km from the Bada Imambara. Actually, Bada Imambada is popular among tourists because of its beautiful design, while Chhota Imambada because of the grand chandeliers and lamps present in the hall. Somewhat its structure is similar to the Taj Mahal of Agra. The special thing about this place is that you will find many places to visit around it too, such as Lucknow Picture Gallery, Clock Tower and Rumi Darwaza.
Old Lucknow Chowk Square is famous for everything from food and drink to shopping for chicken clothes. Here you will get a clear glimpse of old Lucknow. In the matter of food and drink, Chowk has no answer. Nari- Kulcha, Kebab, Sheermal as well as the shops of butter cream and the views there are enough to attract you.
5. Chandrika Devi Temple
Maa Chandrika Devi Dham of Lucknow is captivating in itself. Situated on the banks of river Gomti, about 35 km from Hazratganj, the glory of Chandrika Devi Temple is unparalleled. The river Gomti flowing between the lush green plains makes this place even more visible. It is said that on the banks of the Mahisagar Sangam shrine, situated near the Gomti river, the altars of the nine Durgas have been preserved in an ancient neem tree crater for a long time. It is believed that any devotee who prays here with a sincere heart, it is definitely fulfilled.
6. Marine Drive Lucknow
Marine Drive is not only in Mumbai but now also in Lucknow. Situated in Gomti Nagar, the road adjacent to the Gomti River has a great location. The colorful lights, serene river bank and lush green trees around make this place even more special. This place is their perfect hangout place for the youth of Lucknow. Sitting here you can enjoy the musical fountain. This place is full of relaxation and peace away from the noise of the city.
7. Ganjing of Hazratganj – Hazratganj
Located just a short distance from Lucknow Charbagh Railway Station, Hajarganj is the shining corner of Lucknow, where people do gossip, shopping and eating together. Here you can find a lot apart from malls, big restaurants, movie theaters for entertainment. This place has been built from the point of view of shopping. It was built by Amjad Ali Shah in 1810. This market was earlier located on Queen’s Road, where the British used to drive their carts and wagons. Time has passed and at present it is the most prominent street and market of the city, where people have fun, eat and drink and also enjoy shopping. This place is no less than Connaught Place in Delhi. Go and see it once. Ganjing Carnival is also held here on Sundays.
8. Rumi Darwaza
The Rumi Darwaza of Lucknow is also the pride and identity of this place. Rumi Darwaza is believed to be the gateway to old Lucknow outside the Bada Imambara. It is about 60 feet high, with three floors. From this door, you can get a full view of the city of Nawabs. It is said that it took about 2 years to build this huge door. It is a unique example of Awadh architecture. Here you can enjoy seeing many sights of old Lucknow at once via the Rumi Darwaza from the wagon.
9. Lucknow Zoological Park – Zoo
Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden (Lucknow Zoo) located in Narhi is very attractive. Apart from animals and birds, there are also separate houses for snakes and fish to live here. There is also a small train to take the children, from which the entire zoological park can be seen. There is also a State Museum, which houses historical items. More than five thousand trees have been planted in this zoo of Lucknow and there are more than one thousand wildlife. Also, there is another beautiful place of Lucknow Zoo, Butterfly Park built in two and a half acres, where about 60 species of butterflies are seen. If you also want to make friends with the nature of your children, then definitely take them for a walk in Lucknow Zoo.
10. The Residency Lucknow
Beligarad Residency situated on the Gomti bank of Lucknow is a symbol of some of the first and important battles of independence against the British. Many tourists from all over the country and abroad come here to see this historical building. This two-story building, made of Lakhori brick and lime lime, included large verandahs and a portico. There is still a large cellar beneath the residency. The residents of Awadh used to take rest in this basement. During the mutiny, all the British women and children had taken shelter in this basement. This place is the perfect location for photography and photoshoot.
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