Lucknow is fairly close to New Delhi, the capital of India. Since it prospered as the capital of the Awad kingdom in the 18th century, it is positioned as a major city in India and has many tourist attractions. Many splendid mosques still exist in Lucknow, which was under the rule of the Mughal Empire. During the British colonial period, there was the Sepoy Rebellion.
- Sightseeing Spot 1 : Bara Imambara
- Sightseeing Spot 2 : Hazratganj
- Sightseeing Spot 3 : British Residency
- Sightseeing Spot 4 : Lucknow Zoo
- Sightseeing Spot 5 : Chowk
- Sightseeing Spot 6 : Dr. Ambedkar Park
- Sightseeing Spot 7 : Rumi Darwaza
- Sightseeing Spot 8 : Indira Gandhi Planetarium
- Sightseeing Spot 9 : Chattar Manzil
- Sightseeing Spot 10 : Satkhanda
Lucknow is a city located in the northern part of India.
Lucknow became the capital of the Kingdom of Awad in 1775. The city developed greatly during that period and many buildings were built. Afterwards, India became a British colony, but it also became a base of rebellion when the Sepoy Rebellion broke out. Today, it has developed as one of the major cities in India and is visited by a large number of tourists.
Lucknow belongs to a humid subtropical climate. Some people get sick because of the large temperature difference between summer and winter. Temperatures range from 7°C to 38°C throughout the year.
Hindi is the official language of India. Many other people speak English. In addition, local languages are often used.
Lucknow is relatively safe. However, travelers should be careful as they are easily targeted by pickpockets.
Lucknow is one of the cities in India with many research institutes. There are many research facilities related to agriculture, such as sugar cane cultivation experiments.
India is inhabited by Dravidians, Aryans, Tibetans and others.
India has a wide variety of religions. Hinduism is the most common. Others include Muslims, Christians, Jains, Sikhs and Buddhists.
Indian rupees are used.
Sightseeing Spot 1 : Bara Imambara
Muslim monument. It plays an important role as a place of worship for Muslims who come to Lucknow each year to celebrate the religious festival of Muharram.
Sightseeing Spot 2 : Hazratganj
It is a bustling area called Lucknow’s Park Avenue because many of the bazaars congregate here. There are shopping complexes, restaurants, hotels and theaters.
Sightseeing Spot 3 : British Residency
A historic building built by Saadat Ali Khan II in 1800 for British residents. It is a tourist spot where you can get a glimpse of the history of Lucknow and India.
Sightseeing Spot 4 : Lucknow Zoo
Lucknow Zoo is also home to native Indian species such as Bengal tigers, white tigers, Indian lions, Indian wolves and leopards.
Sightseeing Spot 5 : Chowk
Lucknow’s old market and residential area. There are shops selling Lucknow’s specialty, Chikan embroidery, ornaments, crafts, and interior goods, and is visited by many tourists.
Sightseeing Spot 6 : Dr. Ambedkar Park
Ambedkar Memorial Park is named after the politician who drafted the Indian constitution. It is considered one of the most beautiful parks in Lucknow.
Sightseeing Spot 7 : Rumi Darwaza
It is a gate of Islamic architecture in the center of Lucknow. It was built in 1784 under the auspices of Asaf-ud-Daula, who made Lucknow the capital of the Awad kingdom.
Sightseeing Spot 8 : Indira Gandhi Planetarium
A planetarium located in the center of Lucknow, on the banks of the Gormty River. The show lasts from 30 minutes to just under an hour and is basically explained in Hindi.
Sightseeing Spot 9 : Chattar Manzil
The palace was built in the 1780s by Awad king Gazi uddin Haidar Shah for himself and his wives. It is currently being renovated and used as an office for CDRI.
Sightseeing Spot 10 : Satkhanda
It was built by Awad King Muhammad Ali Shah between 1837 and 1842. It is a building that harmonizes Greek and Islamic architecture and is a tourist spot that many people visit.
Lucknow has plenty of accommodation options. The nearest airport is Lucknow Airport. You can book flights and accommodation from the link below. Other languages are also supported.