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Lucknow – The City of Nawabs


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 .

Lucknow-Railway-Station

 

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 🙂

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Posted by on April 16, 2013 in Lucknow, Lucknow

 

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