Bara Imambara is also known as the Asif Mosque is located in Lucknow built by the Nawab of Awadh- Asaf Ud Daula. This architect was build as a relief measure by employing the people during the time of the Famine. Bara Imambara is one of the most expensive constructions in India. The architects used to build the Imambara during the day & the noblemen’s of the city used to destruct the construction at night. This process of Construction & Destruction guaranteed employment to the people. The Imambara also holds a Labyrinth.
Ambedkar Memorial Park
Ambedkar Memorial Park or Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Samajik Parivartan Prateek Sthal is a memorial park located in Lucknow. The park covers an area of 108 acres. The park features Ambedkar Stupa, Museum & an art gallery. Ambedkar park is made up of Red Sandstone & has appeared in many movies.
Lucknow Zoological Garden
Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Prani Udyan or the Lucknow Zoological Garden. The Zoo is built in an area of 29 hectares. The Zoo feature various animals like the White Bengal Tiger, Barking Deer, Asiatic Animals & many more. Lucknow zoo is one of the two zoos in India to hold an Orangutan.
Hazratganj is the centre of Lucknow. It is a marketplace with shopping complexes, hotels, restaurants, cafes etc. The area is popular among tourists. It’s the Heart of Uttar Pradesh.
The Residency or The British Residency are the ruins of a building which used to be the residence of the British General who was a representative in the court of the Nawab.
Janeshwar Mishra Park
Janeshwar Mishra Park was built in the memory of politician Janeshwar Mishra. The park is made in an area of 376 acres & is the first largest garden in Asia. The park features Jogging tracks, cycling tracks, Amphitheatres, themed gardens & statues. The best part is that the whole park runs on solar electricity. There is even a MIG fighter jet in the park.
Aminabad is a marketplace & is one of the oldest markets in the country. The market is famous for its ethnic Chikan textiles.
Chandrika Devi Temple
Chandrika Devi Temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga. The temple has its description in the holy scriptures of Skand & Karma Puran. It is a place of religious importance as well as a tourist attraction.
Science City is a planetarium, observatory, museum situated in Lucknow. It is a popular destination among tourists.
Dilkush Kothi is the ruins of English architecture located in Lucknow. This architect was attacked by bombs during the Lucknow siege of 1857. The ruins are one of the most beautiful historic architecture in the city.