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Things to do in Lucknow

Lucknow being a city with a lineage has plenty of things to do for the person interested in history. View the architecturally important Imambara and the imposing Rumi Darwza. Take a trip back into the days of the BritishRaj when you drive through the British Residency and the Kaiserbagh area – Lucknow is full of reminders of the British days. Don’t miss the Chota Imambara – this is structure looks particularly pretty when it is lit up during festivals.

Go on a gastronomic tour in Hazratganj, the central hub of Lucknow. Sample the absolutely melt-in-the- mouth Awadhi kebabs and the delicious biryanis that Lucknow is so well known for. Shop for the Lucknowi kurta before you go home. Lucknow is an interesting city with history and culture written on every stone!

Sightseeing in Lucknow

Lucknow sightseeing tour comprises of visits to historical monuments. Most of these monuments lie along the southern bank of the Gomti River.

Shopping in Lucknow

The main shopping areas in Lucknow are in Hazratganj, Aminabad, Janpath and Chowk. For chikankari and attar, shops in the Chowk area offer a wide range and good bargain.

Activities in Lucknow

There is not much scope for outdoor activities in Lucknow. You can explore the historical monuments and museum or you may like to visit the City Zoological Garden if you are a wildlife enthusiast.

NearBy Places in Lucknow

The places near Lucknow are the Kukrail Reserve Forest and the Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary.

Eating Out in Lucknow

There are a variety of restaurants in Lucknow, from the middle-range ones mainly in the Hazratganj area, to those within the five-star hotels.

Festivals & Events in Lucknow

Festivals in Lucknow are celebrated with great fervor. The city hosts the National Kite flying competition that is a day after Diwali (Hindu festival of lights) in October–November.

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