Lucknow is known to be the multicultural city with beautiful gardens, music, poetry and delicious cuisines. It is also famous for it’s NAWABs and KEBABs .Well there are lots of places to visit when you are in Lucknow and few of you are here !
Muskuraiye aap Lucknow me hain (Smile ,You Are in Lucknow ) 🙂
5 Attractions in Lucknow:
- Bada Imambara
The Bada Imambara was built in year 1784 by Asaf-ud-Daula and it is built by shia muslims for purpose of Azadari.
It is classified as Nawabi architecture that contains a courtyard , mosque, gateway and a ‘bawali’ .
Mosque, Bhool bhulaiya and bowli, a well with running water are some complex structures.There is also a secret and narrow passage or tunnel that leads to a mile long way to Gomti river.Some of the passage which leads to Allahabad, Delhi were sealed.
It is spread over the area of 800 sq meter that does not contain any beam supporting the sealing.
- Ambedkar Park
A very beautiful park which was made in the government of Mayawati as CM.It is very peaceful place to visit and relax .The park has a very good work of marble and you can see Gomti river front as the major attraction to the people and is best suited to visit at night.
- Hazrat Ganj Market
This market was build in 1810 by Nawab Saadat Ali Khan.This market has several lanes that are filled with music lover, poetry , chikankari fabrics and many more.
It is also know as “Heart Of Lucknow”.There are many cultural heritage shops and old cinema halls near by.Its also famous for Royal cafe and its basket chat and other delicacies.
- Lucknow ZOO
It comes under the central Zoo Authority which is in the area approx 71.5 acres and it contains 448 mammals ,300+ birds and over 50 reptiles.Wolves, Himalayan black bears,royal Bengal tigers and rhinoceros are the attraction.
There are many child attraction center ,a Meuseam ,a toy train.
Its the best place to hangout with your friends and family.From some new animals to an old aircraft gifted by Ex PM Indira Gandhi. It’s one of the must see.
- Crocodile Nursery (Kukrail crocodile sanctuary)
Kukrail is situated around 15 kms away from the main city which is established in 1978 with the aim to protect the endangered crocodile .The forest department of Lucknow brought the crocodile from river and rehabilitated in this sanctuary. In nursery ,visitor can see the life of crocodile from egg to adulthood.
The best time to visit the Crocodile Nursery is between October to March