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QUICK FACTS
Location: Lucknow District, Uttarpradesh.
Famous for: Hisory and tradition.
Weather:
Summer(March to May): 21°C to 45°C.
Winter (December to February): 5°C to 32°C.
Monsoon (June to September): Moderate rainfalls.
STD CODE : 0522
BEST TIME TO VISIT : November to February
TRAVEL IN LUCKNOW SHOW MAP

Lucknow, spreads along the banks of Gomti river, is a city known for the Nawabi Culture. Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, today is dotted with remnants of its rich cultural past. The city is historically as for many centuries it was the heart of North Indian culture. In particular, the city was famous for its  manners and hospitality, intricate chikon work, beautiful gardens and dance forms such as Kathak and various forms of music like Thumri, Khayal, Dadra, Qawalis, Ghazals etc. It was also one of the sites of the 1857 Indian Mutiny (or First War of Indian Independence). The Hindi spoken in Lucknow is considered the most beautiful and gentle in the country. 

MUST SEE IN LUCKNOW

Asafi Imambara (Bara Imambara) and Bhool Bhulaiya: 

This beautiful tomb complex, crumbling examples of Mughal architecture, built in 1783. Its central hall is said to be the largest vaulted chamber in the world. A staircase from outside leads to a series of labyrinths known as Bhool-Bhulaiyan which is a complicated entanglement of zig-zag passes. Visitors are advised to visit only with authorized guides. Within the compound of the Imambara is the grand Asafi Mosque. Shahi Baoli is another attraction here.

Lone couples are not allowed to enter in the complex without a guide.

Chhota Imambara:

This mausoleum built by the third Nawab of Avadh in 1837. Though Popularly called as the Chhota Imambara, the Hussainabad Imambara stands to the west of Bara Imambara. It is more ornate in design with exquisite chandeliers, gilt-edged mirrors, silver mimbar and colourful stuccos which adorn the interiors. A golden dome and fine calligraphy on the exterio...

FAIR & FESTIVAL IN LUCKNOW

Holi, Ramnavami, Janmastumi, Diwali, Dusshera, Navratri and Makar Sankranti are the festivals celebrated with other parts of the country.

Lucknow Festival , Uttar Pradesh

This festival is celebrated between 25 November and 5 December, and captures the the elegance of its cultural and historical splendours of traditional city. Awadh, now known as Lucknow. Colourful processions, traditional dramas, Musics and dances in the style of the famous Lucknow Gharana, ghazals, qawalis,thumri and classical instrumental presentations create a festive mood here. Exciting events such as ekka races, kite flying, cock fighting and other traditional village games recreate an atmosphere of bygone Nawabi days. Cuisine and craft festivals are organised.

Vrindavan Sharadotsav

The festival of Vrindavan Sharadotsav is celebrated every year in the month of October. Though it is not exactly celebrated in Lucknow, people over here also indulge in celebrating this festival that is dedicated to Lord Krishna of the Hindu mythology. 

REACH LUCKNOW
AIR

Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport Lucknow(15 km from the city) is directly connected with Delhi, Patna, Kolkuta, Mumbai, Varanasi, Hyderabad and Sharjah, Muscat, Jeddah, Dubai with regular flights.

RAIL

A major railway junction, Lucknow is conveniently linked with prominent cities.

ROAD

Lucknow is connected by road with all major cities of the country. Some of the major road distances are: Kanpur-79 km, Ayodhya-135 km, Allahabad-210 km, Dudhwa National Park-238

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