Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh is also known as one of the largest cities of Northern India. This city is mainly known as the most pristine and multicultural tourist destinations of India. The city primarily flourished during the 18th and 19th centuries as an artistic and cultural center of India under the reign of the Nawabs of Awadh. It is a city that is known for its rich cuisine, delicate embroidery, colonial buildings, and Urdu poetry. Here’s the list of tourist places in Lucknow you must visit.
The place is regarded as a National Monument and is one of the major sites of the Revolt of 1857 and the historic battle known as the siege of Lucknow.
This is one of the most impressive monuments of Lucknow. This majestic gateway is the entrance to the old city of Lucknow. Also called Turkish Gate, the structure is a fascinating example of Awadhi architecture. It is adorned with beautifully carved flowers and designs.
This zoo is also known as The Prince of Wales Zoological Park and is spread across an area of 71.6 acres of land. The zoo is mainly famous for breeding and housing endangered species like the White, Indian Wolf and Hog deer etc.
Are you a shopping spree? Hazratganj is the correct answer to you. The traditional Indian bazaars of Hazratganj contains several shops that sell items ranging from jewelry, handicrafts, handloom, electronics and contains various shopping malls, restaurants, movie theaters, and a library.
This clock tower stands near Rumi Darwaza and is the best example of British architecture in Lucknow. Basically built in 1887, this 7-story clock tower is India's tallest clock tower. It has 14 feet long pendulum and dial in the shape of a flower.
Among the most impressive structures of Lucknow is the Shahi Baoli or Royal Step Well. Built as a water reservoir, the step well has a magnificent architectural design. You can easily visit here with your family and friends.