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Lucknow is a beautiful city that still retains its old world charm. Your Lucknow tour will be a truly memorable one when you travel in Uttar Pradesh, India. While arranging for Lucknow sightseeing tours, prepare for that you visit the following tourist attractions that are worth seeing. The beautiful and most attractive monuments that were built during the ancient times are still preserved for the present to see and cherish.

Bara Imambara

The Bara Imambara was built in the year 1784 by the fourth Nawab of Awadh, Asaf-ud-Daula. Bara Imambara was built as a part of a relief project for a main famine that took place in the year 1784.

British Residency, Lucknow

The British Residency of Lucknow is a famous historical landmark of this place. British Residency is now in ruins and has been declared or confirmed a protected monument by the Archaeological Survey of India.

Chattar Manzil

one of the imposing structures built by the Lucknow Nawabs. Chattar Manzil is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Lucknow. The most unique thing about the Chattar Manzil of Lucknow is the strikingly different architecture.

Jama Masjid

Sultan Ahmed Shah constructed the Jama Masjid in Lucknow, in the year of 1423. It is known for its intricate style of design and architecture, built entirely with yellow sandstone and.

Rumi Darwaza

The Rumi Darwaza of Lucknow is one of the most impressive design and architecture in India. It was constructed in the year 1784 by Nawab Asaf-ud-daula. The excellent example of the fine architectural style of Awadh is, Rumi Darwaza.

Clock Tower

Between the Bara Imambara and Chhota Imambara is the Clock Tower. This huge Clock tower was constructed by Nawab Nasir-ud-Din Haider in the year 1880. It reaches up to an astounding height of 221 feet and is the tallest Clock Tower in India.

Moti Mahal

The Moti Mahal was one of the most beautiful monuments of Lucknow in India, constructed by The Nawab of Lucknow, Saadat Ali Khan. Moti Mahal is also known as ‘Palace of Pearls’. Is located on the borders of Gomti and provides a spectacular view of the Lucknow city. The Nawabs used this palace to view birds in flight and spend time. There are three buildings that comprise the whole construction.

The two other buildings are known as Shah Manzil and Mubarak Manzil. These were used by the Nawab to watch animal fights and combats. The Moti Mahal is preserved till date by the concerned authorities and is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Lucknow.

Lakshmana Tila

It is said that the original site of the town was actually at Lakshmana Tila. The story goes back to very old times when the Lakshmana, brother of Lord Rama, laid the foundation of the city of modern Lucknow. Then it was known as Lakshmanpur. This place is supposed to be one of the earliest sites of human settlements in Lucknow.

Hussainabad Imambara

The Hussainabad Imambara is a main tourist attraction of Lucknow,UP. The Hussainabad Imambara was built by Mohammed Ali Shah in the year of 1837. The tombs of Mohammed Ali Shah and his mother are situated over here. The walls of the Imambara are decorated with Arabic verses that have been carved beautifully and marvelously by efficient craftsmen. The design and architectural structure has an imposing white colored dome and many pillars or minarets. The interiors of the Hussainabad Imambara are worth seeing. They have been decorated wonderfully with elaborate chandeliers, mirrors with golden frames and the regal throne of the King. The Hussainabad Imambara is magnificently and beautifully decorated during the festival of Moharrum. The whole monument is bordered with thousands of small bulbs, which give it a royal look when illuminated in the evening.

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