"Lucknow is the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh and is also known as the City of Nawabs. Lucknow was ruled by the nawabs before the British came and conquered it like other Indian territories. Nawab Asif Ud Aulla was the most famous and generous Nawab and most of the monuments in Lucknow were built by him only. Lucknow has recently joined the metropolitan cities and has developed itself to a great extent and now lies with the likes of cities Delhi, Kolkata etc. initially Lucknow was known as Awadh and still old Lucknow goes by the name of Awadh. Lucknow is extremely famous for fine chiken embroidery and finger licking non vegetarian food like Biryani and Kebabs. Moreover this city is also famous for its generous behavior and sweet talking tone. "
Bada Imambara: It was built by Asif ud daulla and is a labyrinth maze. Usually you will need a guide through and explain the history of the building. It has several other monuments within it.
Chota Imambara: It is a sort of small museum and dargah that has artifacts from the Nawabi times.
Picture Gallery: It has a collection of paintings of the Nawabs of Awadh.
Rumi gate: It is gigantic gate which has some great architecture and history.
Clock Tower: It used to be the clock tower in the last of the Nawabi rule.
Residency: It is the ruins of the war of sepoy mutiny and has a number of cannon and gunshots marks along with cannons. It has a museum of its own.
Shahid Smarak: it is a memorial made in memory of soldiers deceased in the war.
Cathedral Church: it is situated in the main posh market area of Hazratganj and can be seen from a distance due to its large statue of Jesus in the center. It is also a school.
La Martiniere College: one of the oldest and largest schools in Lucknow which has some great architecture.
Deva Shareef: It is situated nearby Lucknow and is a dargah of a muslim priest. Considered very holy.
Ram Manohar Lohia Park: It is park made in memory of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia and is surrounded by lush green trees and lawns.
Best time to visit Lucknow:The ideal time to visit the City of Nawabs, Lucknow is between Octobers to march. Although it has chilly winters, it feels good to explore the city in the soothing winter sun. Spring is the best time to visit Lucknow and enjoy you.
How to reach Lucknow: Lucknow can be reached by air, it has its own airport which goes by the name of Amausi Airport and is connected to Delhi, Patna, Mumbai, Varanasi and Kolkata by direct flights. By train also Lucknow is well linked with all major cities of the country. By road also Lucknow is connected to cities like Kanpur, Delhi, Agra, and Allahabad, Varanasi etc. this city of Lucknow is situated in the heart of the country and therefore has good access to all parts of India.
Lucknow Hotels: some major Lucknow Hotels that are perfect for you and ensure comfortable stay are La Place Park Inn, Hotel Manglam, Dayal Paradise Hotel, Hotel Gemini Continental, Hotel Mera Mann, Hotel Deep Awadh, Piccadilly Jim Hotel and many more.