Lucknow – The City of Nawabs

16 Apr

A Royal Masterpiece in Lucknow

Lucknow is the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state of India. It has a population of
4,875,858. Lucknow is also the administrative headquarters of Lucknow District and Lucknow Division.
According to Government of India, the Lucknow district is one of the ninety Minority Concentrated Districts
in India, shown by 2001 census data on population, socio-economic indicators and basic amenities
indicators. Located in what was historically known as the Awadh region, Lucknow has always been a
multicultural city. Courtly manners, beautiful gardens, poetry, music, and fine cuisine patronized by the
Persian-loving Shia Nawabs of the city are well known amongst Indians and students of South Asian culture
and history. Lucknow is popularly known as the The City of Nawabs. It is also known as the Golden City of
the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India.Today, Lucknow is a vibrant city that is witnessing an
economic boom and is among the top ten fastest growing non-major-metropolitan cities of India. It is a
centre of Hindi and Urdu literature and is the second largest city in Uttar Pradesh, after Kanpur. Lucknow Bada Imambara is one of the most attractions, and it shows the heritage and nawabi culture of Lucknow .



Imambara Lucknow

Central Hall of Bara Imambara

Inner view of Imambara

view of imambara

Lucknow imambaraExperience the nawabi culture and heritage while you visit in lucknow India with Holiday India 🙂


Posted by on April 16, 2013 in Lucknow, Lucknow


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12 responses to “Lucknow – The City of Nawabs

  1. pleisbilongtumi

    April 16, 2013 at 7:25 am

    Truly incredible scenes ! Stunning photos. Thank you for sharing with us.

    • Amresh Kumar

      April 16, 2013 at 7:42 am

      Thank you for you lovely word. good day 🙂

  2. renxkyoko

    April 16, 2013 at 10:36 am

    Amazing architecture !

    • Amresh Kumar

      April 18, 2013 at 5:58 am

      yes it is a the last phase of Mughal architecture, thanks for your visit.

  3. Paula

    April 16, 2013 at 12:47 pm

    Great photos, Amresh 🙂

    • Amresh Kumar

      April 18, 2013 at 6:01 am

      Thank you Paula for your beautiful note 🙂

  4. 1cruzdelsur

    April 16, 2013 at 6:49 pm

    Majestic place and beautiful photos and a very interesting narrative.

    • Amresh Kumar

      April 18, 2013 at 6:09 am

      Thank you for your comment, feel free to come india and i will show you the majestic places of India’s 🙂

  5. Jimmy vs. World!

    April 26, 2013 at 10:45 am

    I HAVE TO GO HERE! So beautiful!

    • Amresh Kumar

      April 26, 2013 at 11:41 pm

      yes your warm welcome !! And thank you for liking and commenting. whenever you wants to come here inform me i will arrange your tours and accommodations .

  6. Madhu

    May 10, 2013 at 2:21 am

    Fabulous images Amresh! Lucknow has been on my radar for a while. We’ll hopefully get there this year 🙂

    • Amresh Kumar

      May 10, 2013 at 2:28 am

      Yes of course!! your warm welcome in city of Nawabs . God bless you 🙂


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