Lucknow is a city synonymous with the Nawabi Culture. The imperialistic splendour and magnificence of the Nawabi Era has been glorified and eulogized down the ages by writers, poets and historians alike. At the same time its mystical elegance and amorous ethos has caught the fascination of many world famous romantics. Known for its Adab and Tehzeeb (cultural refinement), Lucknow is also associated with its legendary hospitality, leisurely moods of life, fabled edifices steeped in history, world renowned cuisine and exquisite Sham-e-Avadh. Tremors of time have not effaced Lucknow of its cultural heritage and traditions, which once contributed in creating the city incomparable in its times.
of the imposing structures built by the Nawabs of Lucknow, Chattar
Manzil is a very famous tourist attraction of Lucknow. The most
unique thing about the Chattar Manzil of Lucknow is the strikingly
Bara Imambara was built in the year 1784 by the fourth Nawab of
Awadh known as Asaf-ud-Daula. It was built as a part of a relief
project for a major famine that took place in the year 1784.
the year 1423, Sultan Ahmed Shah constructed the Jama Masjid in
Lucknow. It is built entirely with yellow sandstone and is known for
its intricate style of design and architecture.