Travel Agent for Lucknow
Famous for its Nawabi culture, etiquette, ghazals and cuisine, the capital city of Uttar Pradeh, Lucknow is home to a large number of historic monuments. We, as a major travel agent and tour operators group, can offer you a wide range of travel services and innovative tour packages to make your trip to this historic city one a memorable one.
Some of the important tourist centers in Lucknow are:
The Bada Imambada was built by Asaf-ud-Daula in 1784 and is a big vaulted hall 50 m long and 15 m high. There is also the bhul bhulaiya-an amazing maze that might need a tourist guide to get through.
The Rumi Darwaza is said to be a facsimile of one of the gates of Constantinople. It is a soaring edifice, which is 60 feet high and grand in its structure, beauty and splendor.
The Husainabad Imambada is also known as Chhota Imambada. It is believed to be the mausoleum of Mohammed Ali Shah, its builder, himself.
The Jama Masjid is the largest mosque of Lucknow and one can see wonderful paintings on the ceilings with the leaf and fruit bowl patterns. Non-Muslims are not allowed to worship in this mosque,
The ruins of the historical monument of the Lucknow Residency reflect the glory of the British era.
The Lucknow zoo is also called the Banarsi Bagh. The state museum with a number of impressive historical items is located here. A splendid collection of stone sculptures has been imported from Mathura together with an Egyptian mummy, which attracts a lot of attention.
Picture Gallery has a number of portraits of almost all the Nawabs of Lucknow. It gives an insight into the lifestyle of the Nawabi era.
Some excursion sites near Lucknow are:
Faizabad houses the Fort Calcutta built by the third Nawab of Avadh, Suja-ud-Daula. One can also visit the mausoleum of Bahu Begum and Gulab Bari here.
The Buddhist monastery Jetavana at Sravasti is where Lord Gautama Buddha is believed to have preached after receiving enlightenment.
The holy town Ayodhya is where one of the most popular incarnations of Lord Vishnu, the hero of the epic Ramayana, Lord Ram, was born. The town has a large number of temples and is filled with a sense of religious fervor and piety.
Kanpur is a modern industrial city of Uttar Pradesh. One of the first cotton mills of the country was set up here. Besides, this city also has some historical monuments to visit.
Lucknow is also famour for its Chikan or chikankari, the famous traditional hand-woven embroidered cloth, as well as the old market at Chowk, that dates back to the Mughal era and still retains the medieval ambience.
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