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What are the reasons to visit Lucknow at least once in your life?

What are the reasons to visit Lucknow at least once in your life?

Lucknow is recognized as “The City of Nawabs” located in the Northern part of India. It is the capital of Uttar Pradesh. The city is famous for numerous things from music, dance, and culture to beauty, sophistication, and architecture.

Reasons to visit Lucknow at least once in your life

Exceptional Places to Visit

Want to satisfy your thirst for history? Visit this place to boost your knowledge. Bada Imambara is one of the largest and most distinctly arched buildings in the world, the hall with a width of 50 by 16 meters and a height of more than 15 meters, has no ceiling beams or pillars. The confusing web called Bhool Bhulaiya, which borders the main hall on the first floor and connects the building to the river, makes things a little more interesting. Visitors usually forget their way in the Bhool Bhulaiya.
Hire a guide for understanding every aspect of the monument.

The Marine Drive is a magnificent long road along the Gomti River, which attracts many young people.  The Marine Drive is not only considered a popular destination for younger generations, but also for elderly couples to take a stroll along the sidewalks of the drive, simply enjoying the scenic beauty’ from the chaotic life of the city.
The stunning scenery along the Gomti river is the visual treat you can enjoy.
Evenings are the best time to visit.

Everyone craves for the lip-smacking meals. Lucknow is the place famous for its tempting cuisine.

Start your day with yummy Poori sabzi of Bajpayee Kachodi Bhandar, Hazratgunj. Serving authentic dishes like poori sabzi, kachori, and kulcha

Enrich your taste bud with mouthwatering Veg kabab Parantha. Aromatic kabab is served with soft rumali roti and mint chutney. You can have this in the evening with a cup of tea.

For non-veg lovers, Tunday Kabab in Chowk is the excellent place to hit. Try all delicious kababs. Galawati Kebab is the most famous Tunday Kebab.

No one can compete Lucknow chat. Golgappas are served with a wide variety of flavourful water. Hazratganj, Aminabad, and Alambag are the places for amazing golgappas.

Time to try some dessert, make sure you end your stay with Prakash ki Kulfi. The kulfi is so special that the shop only serves Kulfi Faluda, served in seconds before you.  Flavor is so yummy that you crave for more.

The town is a shopper’s paradise. Chikan’s kurtas are a must here. Chikankari is the embroidery work done on fine white cotton material with the white cotton thread.
Hand-embroidery Chikankari from Lucknow is a timeless creation that is no longer on the common man’s wish list. Also, popular among Bollywood celebs and Fashion Designers.
Amazing Chikan Suits, Sarees and Lehengas are available in Hazratgunj and Chowk.

Yearly Attractions

Lucknow has always been linked to a rich tradition of hospitality, exotic cuisine, and architectural beauty. Lucknow Mahotsav is a 10-day celebration full of bright exhibitions, delicious food, wonderful cultural performances and a lot of fun. Every year, in November / December, Lucknow Mahotsav is organized to showcase Lucknow ‘s rich cultural heritage. If you are traveling Lucknow at the time of Mahotsav then, don’t miss this event.
2019, Lucknow Mahotsav will begin from Thursday, 24 January and ends on Saturday, 2 February

Tried to cover all interesting things to explore in Lucknow. If you think some are missing then, do share in the comment box.

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  1. is it true that you can be heard on other side of walls inside bhool bhulaiya of Bada Imambara?

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    • Yes! It’s true. That how people used to overhear the conversation in those times.

      Reply

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