Lucknow

Lucknow is a Largest city of uttar Pradesh

Tour Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow is a Largest city of uttar Pradesh

Lucknow is a Largest city of uttar Pradesh. It has been listed the 17th fastest growing city in India and 74th in world. Lucknow's buildings show different styles of architecture with the many iconic buildings built during British and Mughal era.Lucknow is famous for its ghararas. It is a traditional women's outfit that originated from the Nawabs of Awadh.
Living in the shadow of Agra and Varanasi, Lucknow is perhaps one of the most underrated tourist destinations of Uttar Pradesh. Standing along the banks of Gomti River, Lucknow is the state capital and boasts of a rich tradition of culture, art, poetry, music and food. Lucknow owes its rise to prominence to the Nawabs of Avadh (Oudh) who patronized dance and music as well as the culinary arts.

Lucknow attractions:
Bara Imambara
Built by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula in 1784, it is also known as the Asafi Imambara. It is believed to have been built to generate employment during the famine of 1784. The central hall is said to be the world’s largest vaulted chamber. A staircase from outside the Imambara leads to a series of mazes or bhool bhulaiyya. The Imambara also houses a mosque.

Rumi Darwaza
The Rumi Darwaza is a gateway in Lucknow built by Nawab Asaf-Ud-Dowlah in 1784. The 60-feet structure is modelled after the Sublime Porte (Bab-iHümayun) in Istanbul and is a fine example of Awadhi architecture.

Other attractions in Lucknow 
Chhota Imambara
Qaisar Bagh
Aminabad
Dargah of Hazrat Abbas
Tomb of Mir Babar Ali Anis

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