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#1 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 6 km from Lucknow Junction, Indira Gandhi Planetarium is a planetarium situated at the Surajkund Park neighborhood of Lucknow. Located on the banks of the River Gomti, it is one of the interesting places to visit in Lucknow.
The foundation stone of the Indira Gandhi Planetarium was laid in the year 1988 and has been opened to the public since 2003. The design of this planetarium is in the shape of Saturn with its five rings. Known worldwide for its uniqueness, the outstanding structure and design of the building attract a large number of tourists. Surrounded by a water pool with fountains, this 21-meter spherical building of the planetarium is specially designed to give an idea of crater formation on celestial bodies.
Indira Gandhi Planetarium is also popularly known for the Taramandal Show that starts with the description of the Chandrayaan mission to the moon. The Taramandal .....
#2 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 7 km from Lucknow Junction, Hussainabad Picture Gallery is an art gallery located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Situated near Chhota Imambara and the Hussainabad Clock Tower, it is one of the famous tourist places in Lucknow.
The Hussainabad Picture Gallery is a major landmark in the city of Nawabs. This magnificent building was constructed in the year 1838 as a summer house by Nawab Mohammad Ali Shah, the third Nawab of erstwhile Awadh. The building used to be named 'Baradari', which literally means 'having 12 doorways'. The majestic building overlooking a pond also had a mosque. During the Nawabi era, the front of the building had a market by the name of ''Mina Bazaar'', an inn and stables for elephants and horses. The distinguishing feature of this imposing terracotta edifice is the presence of iron pillars in the upper storey pavilion used for the first time in the construction of the .....
#3 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 5 km from Lucknow Junction, La Martiniere is an educational institution located in Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh state. Situated in Kalidas Marg, it is one of the well-known educational institutes in India, and among the major historical places to visit in Lucknow.
La Martiniere College, Lucknow was founded in the year 1840, in accordance with the will of Major General Claude Martin. The college consists of two schools on different campuses for boys and girls. La Martinière College (for boys) was founded in 1845 and La Martinière Girls' College was established in 1869. The Boys' College is the only school in the world to have been awarded royal battle honors for its role in the defense of Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. The college finds mention in Rudyard Kipling's novel 'Kim' also.
The school is a tourist attraction for its architecture and history. The two Lucknow colleges are part of the La Martinière family of schools founded by the .....
Wildlife | Nature
#4 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 13 km from Lucknow Junction, Kukrail Reserve Forest is an urban forest located in Lucknow. Situated in the outskirts of Lucknow city, it is one of the well-known places to visit as part of Lucknow holiday packages.
The Kukrail Reserve Forest was planted in the 1950s over 5000 acres to serve as the city's green lungs. It has a gharial breeding center that was set up in 1978 to breed and preserve the endangered freshwater gharials, one of the 3 native species of crocodiles in India. The center was funded by the Uttar Pradesh Forest Department in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Forest.
Also referred to as the Gharial Rehabilitation Centre, the center in Kukrail forest collects crocodile eggs from the banks of Ramganga, Suheli, Girwa, and Chambal Rivers by the forest authorities and put in this center. After hatching and grooming them artificially, they are released into the river again. It .....
#5 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 1.5 km from Lucknow Junction, Aminabad is a bustling market situated in the heart of Lucknow city. It is one of the largest markets in Uttar Pradesh, and among the must-visit places in Lucknow for shopping lovers.
Aminabad is the most crowded market in Lucknow, has operated since the time of the Nawabs of Awadh. Aminabad is a combination of various markets, clusters of houses, offices and is often compared to the bustling Chandni Chowk of Delhi. Its traders and shops are involved in both wholesale and retail commerce. Thursday's footpath market is the central attraction organized every week due to which the tourists get to experience the best quality stuff for reasonable prices.
The market is a great choice to pick up the exquisite Lucknawi chikankaari clothes. Besides the rich chikan embroidered textiles ranging from kurtas, dupattas, dress materials, and wedding wear, one can also surf amid other inexpensive clothing lines here. Beautiful ornaments and costly .....
#6 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 3 km from Lucknow Junction, Hazratganj is an old market situated in the heart of Lucknow city. It is one of the oldest markets in Uttar Pradesh, and among the must-visit places in Lucknow for shopping lovers.
Along with Aminabad, Hazratganj is also one of the major shopping areas in Lucknow. The new name of Hazratganj is 'Atal Chowk' after the late prime minister of India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee. It is the most famous market in Lucknow and is located in the downtown of Lucknow. Back in 1842, the place was known as 'Ganj'. When Britishers took over the city, they re-modeled the place after Queen Street in London. The stone pavements, lamp posts, benches, colorful fountains, uniform pink and cream color with Victorian-style touches enhanced the architecture of the place.
Hazratganj is famous for shopping complexes, theatres, offices, restaurants, books, cafes, and other extravagant little shops. From car dealers to jewellery stores to antiques, one can shop for .....
#7 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 6 km from Lucknow Junction, Bara Imambara is a historical monument located in the old Hussainabad neighborhood of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Also known as Asafi Imambara, it is one of the places of heritage in Uttar Pradesh, and among the prime places to visit in Lucknow.
Bara Imambara was built by Asaf-ud-Daula, Nawab of Awadh in 1784 to employ people in the region during the 11-year famine. This imambara is the second largest after the Nizamat Imambara and is considered to be one of the architectural wonders of that era. Kifayatullah was the architect and designer of the monument. Around 20,000 people were employed to construct the building, and it took eleven years to complete the building. Bara means big, and an Imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for Azadari.
The Bara Imambara is said to be the largest structure in the world that is unsupported by beams and among the .....
#8 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 5 km from Lucknow Junction, Rumi Darwaza is an imposing gateway located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Also known as Turkish Gate, it is one of the famous places of heritage that one must visit as part of Lucknow packages.
Rumi Darwaza was built by Nawab Asaf-Ud-Daula in 1784 to employ people in the region during the 11-year famine. The Rumi Darwaza is also referred to as Turkish Gate as it was modeled after the Bab-i-Humayun gateway in Constantinople, present-day Istanbul, Turkey. Rumi refers to Rome, the historical name used by the Islamic world to denote the region roughly corresponding to Anatolia, or the dominion of the former Eastern Roman Empire. It used to mark the entrance to Old Lucknow City, but as the City of Nawabs grew and expanded, it was later used as an entrance to a palace which was later demolished by the British Raj following the Indian Mutiny. Lies between the Bara Imambara and Chota Imambara, it .....
#9 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 7 km from Lucknow Junction, Chhota Imambara, also known as Imambara Hussainabad Mubarak is an imposing monument located in the Hussainabad locality of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the well-known heritage places in Lucknow that one must visit as part of Uttar Pradesh packages.
One of the most attractive buildings in the old city of Lucknow, Chota Imambara was built as an imambara or a congregation hall for Shia Muslims, by Muhammad Ali Shah, the Nawab of Awadh in 1838. Situated near the Bara Imambara, it was to serve as a mausoleum for himself and his mother, who is buried beside him. The building is also known as the Palace of Lights because of its decorations and chandeliers during special festivals, like Muharram.
The Chota Imambara has been inspired by the design of the Charbagh pattern, an amalgamation of the elements of Persian and Indo-Islamic styles of architecture. The exterior of the .....
#10 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 6 km from Lucknow Junction, Chattar Manzil is a heritage palace located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Popularly known as Umbrella Palace, it is one of the best places for sightseeing in Lucknow.
Situated on the banks of River Gomti, the Chattar Manzil was served as a palace for the rulers of Awadh and their wives. The construction of Chattar Manzil was started by Nawab of Lucknow, Ghazi-ud-din Haider, and was completed by his son Nasir-Ud-din Haider. Nawab Saadat Ali Khan named the Palace after his mother, Chatter Kunwar, however, the design and architecture add another dimension to it. The Palace is characterized by finely built gilt umbrella domes or 'chattras' which can also be pinned for the genesis of the name.
The architecture of Chattar Manzil boasts a beautiful fusion of both Indian and European architectural styles. It consisted of a Bari (larger) Chattar Manzil and Chhoti .....
#11 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 3.5 km from Lucknow Junction, the Maqbara Saadat Ali Khan is a mausoleum located in the Qaiser Bagh locality of Lucknow. Situated near Begum Hazrat Mahal Park, it is one of the popular heritage places to visit as part of Lucknow holiday packages.
Maqbara Saadat Ali Khan is the tomb of Nawab Saadat Ali Khan, who was the fifth nawab wazir of Oudh. It was built by Saadat Ali Khan's son Nawab Ghazi-ud-Din Haider in the year 1814 after demolishing his own residence in Khas Bazar, now known as Qaiserbagh to gift his father a grand edifice. Ghazi-ud-Din Haidar proclaimed that since he had succeeded his father and took his place, his father should take his place and rest in a mausoleum where his home once stood. Thus, Ghaziuddin Haidar moved to Chhattar Manzil Palace, where his father had lived, and ruled from there.
Renowned for its brilliant artistry, Nawab Saadat Ali Khan's Maqbara is built in the Indo-Islamic .....
Heritage | Pilgrimage
#12 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 6 km from Lucknow Junction, Jama Masjid is a mosque located in the Tahseenganj area of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Also called Jami Masjid, it is one of the most beautiful mosques in India, and among the must-visit attractions in Lucknow.
The construction of this mosque was started in the year 1839 AD by King Mohammad Ali Shah, the 3rd Nawab of Awadh with the intention to surpass the Jama Masjid at Delhi in size. However, his dream was left unfulfilled because of his sudden demise. Later, his wife, Malika Jahan Begum, took the charge and completed the construction in 1845 AD. But because of the shortage of funds, the original ambition was curtailed. Despite being constructed on a low budget, Jama Masjid has an unrivaled charm.
Known for its intricate style of design and architecture, it is built entirely with Lakhuri bricks and lime. The mosque complex is erected on a square terrace .....
#13 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 4 km from Lucknow Junction, Lucknow Zoo or Nawab Wazid Ali Shah Prani Udyan is a zoological garden located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Earlier known as Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens, it is one of the famous zoological parks in Uttar Pradesh, and among the most interesting Lucknow sightseeing places.
The Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens was established in the year 1921 to commemorate the visit of the Prince of Wales to Lucknow and was named after him. The idea of establishing Zoological gardens at Lucknow emanated from Sir Harcourt Butler, the then Governor of the State. The complex was established in the 18th century by Nawab Nasiruddin Haider, the then Nawab of Awadh as a mango orchard. At that time it was known as Banarasi Bagh. In the year 2001, the zoological park was changed from Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens to Lucknow Zoological Garden and again renamed as Nawab Wajid .....
#14 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 9 km from Lucknow Junction, Janeshwar Mishra Park is an urban park located in the Gomti Nagar area of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the largest parks in India, and among the top tourist places to visit in Lucknow.
Built in the memory of late politician Janeshwar Mishra Sharif Bhai from Samajwadi Party, the foundation stone for Janeshwar Mishra Park was laid on 6 August 2012 and was inaugurated for the general public on 5th August 2014. The park was a dream project of SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav who had asked his son and Akhilesh Yadav to dedicate a park in the name of Janeshwar Mishra. It was designed and conceptualized as a multifunctional environment and also recreational greenery.
Spread over 376 acres, it is the biggest park in Asia. It was built at a cost of 168 crores on the lines of Hyde Park in London. The park has a 25 feet tall statue of Late Mr. Janeshwar Mishra which was designed and sculpted by Edward Breathitt, a renowned Writer, Fine .....
#15 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 8 km from Lucknow Junction, Ambedkar Memorial Park is a beautiful public park located in the Gomti Nagar area of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Initially known as Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Samajik Parivartan Prateek Sthal, it is one of the popular places to visit as part of Lucknow holiday packages.
Founded in 1995, the Ambedkar Memorial Park was formerly known as the Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Udyan. It was constructed by the state government under the leadership of the then Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Mayawati. However, with further renovations in 2002, the Udyan came to be known as the Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Memorial. In 2007, the park underwent further renovation and was opened finally a full-fledged public space only in 2008.
Covering an area of 107 acres, the memorial is dedicated to B. R. Ambedkar, the 20th-century Indian polymath and the major author of the Indian Constitution. The park also houses memorials of Jyotirao Phule, Narayana Guru, Birsa Munda, Shahuji Maharaj, .....
#16 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 4 km from Lucknow Junction, St. Joseph Cathedral is a church located in the Hazratganj area of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the oldest cathedrals in Uttar Pradesh, and among the best places to visit during the Lucknow trip.
St. Joseph's Cathedral Church was started in the year 1860 by an Irish priest named Rev. Fr. William Gleeson. The construction of the church was completed in 1862, after which it was blessed by Bishop Anastasius Hartmann. It stands as an oasis of peace amidst the unceasing hustle and bustle of Hazratganj (a major shopping area) in Lucknow.
The architecture of St. Joseph's Church makes it stand out from the others. The upper portion of the building is built in the shape of an enormous crescent, in front of which stands the statue of Jesus Christ with his wide-open arms. The crescent is topped by a tall column that consists of a giant cross on the top. The prayer hall is located .....
#17 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 7 km from Lucknow Junction, Gomti Riverfront is a newly constructed park on the banks of River Gomti in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Situated near Ambedkar Park, it is one of the wonderful places to visit as part of Lucknow tour packages.
Inaugurated in 2016, Gomti Riverfront Park was constructed with the concern of preservation and development of River Gomti which is considered as the lifeline of Uttar Pradesh. The river originates from Madhav Tanda in Pilibhit, crosses Lucknow, and eventually merges with the River Ganga at Jaunpur. Stretches over an area of 2 km, the major attraction of the park is the musical fountain that is very huge and can be seen from both sides of the river that lures hundreds of tourists.
Besides, the other facilities include a huge Amphitheater(around 20,000 seats), cycling and jogging tracks, boating, a play area for children, etc. The place allows the visitors to experience the beauty .....
#18 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 10 km from Lucknow Junction, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Park is a beautiful park located in the Vipin Khand area of Gomti Nagar locality of Lucknow. It is one of the beautiful parks that one must visit as part of Lucknow packages.
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Park was developed by the Lucknow Development Authority in the memory of great socialist Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia. Sprawling over an area of 76 acres, the park is constructed under the norms and guidelines of ecology and accordingly, trees are planted all over the garden. The park is divided into four courtyards and simultaneously has four different entrances. The park also has an encompassing floral garden and an artificial lake with four fountains in the park.
There is a kilometer-long navigation stretch embellished with unique architectural features. The park also has a semi-circular course with meaningful proverb engravings of some of the prominent Indian leaders .....
#19 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 7 km from Lucknow Junction, Hussainabad Clock Tower is an old clock located in the Hussainabad locality of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Locally known as Ghantaghar, it is the tallest clock tower in India, and among the must-visit places as part of the Lucknow Tour.
Hussainabad Clock Tower was constructed in 1881 by Nawab Nasir-ud-din Haider. Standing comfortably at a height of 221 feet, this imposing structure was built to mark the arrival of Sir George Couper, the first Lieutenant-Governor of the United Province of Awadh. Built at a cost of Rs.1.75 lakhs, it is located adjacent to the Rumi Darwaza, Bada Imambada, and Teele Wali Masjid. After being inoperative for 27 years, the clock of the tower was decided to be replaced in the year 2010 by the district administration of the region. However, Captain Paritosh Chauhan and Akhilesh Agarwal - two patrons, proposed to repair the clock to the administration. They worked for three years and finally, on 13th September 2011, .....
#20 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 43 km from Lucknow, Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary is a bird sanctuary located at Nawabganj near Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Situated on the Kanpur-Lucknow highway, it is one of the many wetlands of Northern India, and among the best places to visit near Lucknow.
Also known as Shahid Chandra Shekhar Azad Bird Sanctuary, the Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary is a virtual heaven for bird-watchers, nature lovers, and those seeking a break from the humdrum city life. To promote proper protection and conservation to the resident and migratory birds, the Nawabganj lake and its surrounding areas were declared as Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary in 1984. Managed by the State Forest Department, the sanctuary was renamed Shahid Chandra Shekhar Azad Bird Sanctuary in the year 2015.
Spread over an area of 3 sq. km, the sanctuary provides protection for 250 species of migratory birds mostly from the Himalayas, Tibet, China, Europe, .....
#21 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 100 km from Sultanpur, 125 km from Varanasi, 168 km from Ayodhya, 200 km from Kanpur, 202 km from Lucknow, 242 km from Gorakhpur, 366 km from Patna, 525 km from Agra, and 721 km from Delhi, Allahabad, now officially known as Prayagraj, is a sacred city located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the popular places of pilgrimage in India and among the must-include places in Uttar Pradesh tour packages.
Also known as Illahabad and Prayag, Allahabad is one of the most religious cities for Hindus in India, and among the famous places to visit near Kanpur. It is believed to be the spot where Brahma offered his first sacrifice after creating the world hence the name Prayag or Prayagraj where Pra means 'first' and Yag means 'devotion'. Prayag also signifies Triveni Sangam, the confluence .....
Distance (From Lucknow): 201 Kms
Trip Duration (From Lucknow - Including Travel): Full Day
#22 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 135 km from Gorakhpur, 140 km from Lucknow, 148 km from Raebareli, 168 km from Pragyaraj (Allahabad), 216 km from Varanasi, 224 km from Kanpur, 397 km from Patna, 470 km from Agra, and 670 km from Delhi, Ayodhya is a holy city situated on the banks of holy river Saryu in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is the administrative headquarters of Faizabad district and among the must-include places in Uttar Pradesh tour packages.
Ayodhya or Awadh is the birthplace of the Hindu deity, Lord Ram Shri Ram, the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu. This holy city has been regarded as the first one of the seven most important pilgrimage sites for Hindus, and among the top places to visit near Lucknow. It is believed that a temple stood at the supposed birth spot of Rama, which was demolished by the orders of the Mughal emperor Babur and a mosque erected in .....
Distance (From Lucknow): 140 Kms
Trip Duration (From Lucknow - Including Travel): Full Day
#23 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 78 km from Fatehpur, 82 km from Lucknow, 196 km from Allahabad, 198 km from Sultanpur, 223 km from Ayodhya, 223 km from Jhansi, 270 km from Gwalior, 272 km from Bareilly, 281 km from Agra, 320 km from Fatehpur Sikri, 329 km from Varanasi, 358 km from Gorakhpur, 362 km from Aligarh, 480 km from Delhi, 520 km from Jaipur, and 586 km from Patna, Kanpur is a bustling city located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Formerly Called 'Cawnpore', it is one of the popular tourist places in India and among the must-include places in Uttar Pradesh tour packages.
Situated on the banks of the holy Ganges, Kanpur is the largest city in Uttar Pradesh, and one of North India's major industrial centers with its own historical, religious and commercial importance. Known for its immense human resource, the city has also earned a reputation as the eleventh most populous agglomeration .....
Distance (From Lucknow): 82 Kms
Trip Duration (From Lucknow - Including Travel): Full Day
#24 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 4 km from Lucknow Junction, the Residency is a residential complex of the Nawabi era located in the Qaisar Bagh area of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Also called the British Residency, it is one of the prominent tourist places in Lucknow.
The construction was started by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula in 1775 and was completed by Nawab Saadat Ali Khan in 1800 AD. Protected & maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India, the Residency complex was constructed for the British residents. However, it was served as a refuge camp for approximately 3000 British inhabitants during the time of the uprising of 1857. Lucknow was the center of all British activities during the siege and the Residency became the monopolistic center of the British for almost 90 days.
Stretching over an area of 33 acres of land along the Gomti River, this is an exclusive property with a range of houses, where though the northern .....
#25 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 5 km from Lucknow Junction, Shah Najaf Imambara is a mausoleum situated in the Hazratganj area of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the best heritage places in Uttar Pradesh and famous Lucknow places to visit.
Situated on the bank of Gomti River, Shah Najaf Imambara was built in 1816 - 1817 by Nawab Ghazi-ud-Din Haider, the last nawab wazir and the first King of the state of Awadh. He built the Imambara as a token of his devotion to Hazrat Ali, who was the son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad. Adorning splendid Mughal architecture, the Shah Najaf Imambara is an all-white marble finished structure housing a large dome. It was built on the lines of Hazrat Ali's Tomb at Najaf in Iraq. The large dome of the Imambara is characteristic because it is so unlike the other domes which have a slender neck-like drum at the base and are onion-shaped. .....
#26 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 4 km from Lucknow Junction, Kaiser Bagh Palace is an old palace located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Situated in the southeast corner of Chattar Manzil, it is one of the popular tourist attractions in Lucknow.
Also known as Jahangirabad Palace, the construction of Kaiserbagh Palace is credited to Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Lucknow. The Kaiserbagh Palace was built between 1848 and 1850. It is believed that the concept of the garden came from the Mughal Emperor Babur. However, it is said that the Nawab wanted Kaisarbagh to be the eighth wonder of the world. The British government destroyed the palace as they felt it had become a stronghold of the mutinous nawabs that were conspiring with the wife of Wajid Ali Shah after he was exiled to Calcutta. Consequently, a large part of the complex including the court, enclosures of the tombs, and residences of the nawab were demolished.
Kaiserbagh Palace was considered to be the most beautiful of all the Awadh palaces. .....
#27 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 5 km from Lucknow Junction, Dilkusha Kothi is the remains of the 18th-century palace located in the Dilkusha area of Lucknow in India. It is one of the lesser-known historical places in Lucknow, and among the best Lucknow sightseeing places.
Dilkusha Kothi was built in the 18th century by Major Gore Ouseley, the British resident and a good friend to the then ruler of Oudh, Nawab Saadat Ali Khan. It was initially built as a hunting lodge for the Nawabs and was later used as a summer resort. Because of its close proximity to the Gomti River, the house was also used as a place where the Begums (wives of Nawabs) came to relax, unwind and enjoy a picnic. The house was shelled during its involvement in the Lucknow siege in 1857 together with the Residency and the nearby school of La Martiniere.
The design of this structure bears a striking resemblance to Seaton Delaval Hall, an amazing country house located in Northumberland, England. This 18th-century monument was .....
#28 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 4 km from Lucknow Junction, Begum Hazrat Mahal Park is a beautiful park located in the Qaisar Bagh locality of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the oldest parks in the city and among the Lucknow tourist places.
Begum Hazrat Mahal Park is located in the heart of the city and pays the tribute to Begum Hazrat Mahal, the first wife of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah. She was very beautiful and courageous and had great leadership qualities. She stood up against the British East India Company during the mutiny of 1857. When her husband was sent into exile to Calcutta, she seized control of Lucknow, took charge of the affairs of the state of Awadh, and placed her son, Prince Birjis Qadir, as its ruler, but was compelled to give it up. When the British took over the control of Lucknow again, she retreated and got asylum in Nepal where she died in the year 1879 and was buried in Jama Masjid ground. .....
#29 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 6 km from Lucknow Junction, Sikandar Bagh is a villa and garden located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Formerly known as Sikander or Sikandra Bagh, it is one of the popular places to visit during your Lucknow tour.
Sikandar Bagh was a well-laid garden of Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Awadh in the early 19th century. According to some people, it was named Sikandar after Alexander the Great, while others say that it was named after Sikandar Mahal Begum, the favorite wife of the Nawab. It was stormed in 1857 by the British during the Indian Rebellion and witnessed within its walls the slaughter of all 2,000 sepoy mutineers who had made it a stronghold during their Siege of Lucknow.
Sprawling over an area of about 4.5 acres, the garden is enclosed by a fortified wall, with loopholes, gateway, and corner bastions. The garden has a small pavilion in the middle, where innumerable performances of the Rasleelas, and .....
#30 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 34 km from Lucknow, Chandrika Devi Temple is a sacred Hindu temple situated in Kathvara village, near Lucknow City. Located on the banks of the Gomti River, it is one of the well-known places of pilgrimage in Uttar Pradesh, and among the top places to visit near Lucknow.
Chandrika Devi Temple is 300 years old and is dedicated to the deity Chandrika Devi, a form of Goddess Durga. According to the temple history, the elder son of the Lakshmana who is the founder of the Lucknow, Rajkumar Chandraketu, was once passing with Ashwamegh horse through the River Gomti. On his way, it became dark and he had to take a rest in the dense forest. Hence, he prayed to Goddess for safety and within a moment there was cool moonlight and the Goddess appeared before him and assured him. Later, he built the temple where the goddess appeared. It is also said that in .....
#31 of 31 Places to Visit in Lucknow
At a distance of 5.5 km from Lucknow Junction, Mankameshwar Temple is a Hindu temple located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Situated near Daliganj Bridge, it is one of the famous temples in Lucknow, and among the well-known Lucknow places to visit.
Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Mankameshwar Temple is about a 1000-year old shrine and is one of the most ancient temples in the city of Nawabs. Mankameshwar Temple is under the jurisdiction of Jagath Guru Shankaracharya. This temple is known to get the first woman priest, named Arunima Singh aged 25. She took over the charge of the chief priest, or Mahant, of Mankameshwar Temple, who was later christened as Mahant Devaigya Puri.
It is believed that whenever the profound believers have sought any of their desires in this temple, their wish has been fulfilled. The temple is frequented by many devotees on Monday, as it is considered an auspicious day to worship the Lord. Besides, the temple attracts a huge number of devotees during the festival .....
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