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Lucknow Sight Seeing - Single -day Tour : In Lucknow city and in nearby areas, there are so many historical places worth visiting and it is not quite easy to see all of them as it may require more than 5 days to view all of them. However, some of the main places carefully chosen by us, are described in this page so that tourists may visit them in a single day.
Lucknow has been most preferred tourists destination due to its imperial splendor which always fascinated people from all over the world. The city still preserves the Nawabi (Royal) culture, leisurely habits, etiquette, manners, architecture, veg/non-veg. foods and taste. In fact, the Nawabs of the 18th century, imparted a distinct and unique image to the city by providing Lucknow the feeling of religious and secular edifices.
The architectural blend of European style and Mughal stylistic legacy that could be seen in surviving monuments is probably best of the world. The city spread evenly on both sides of Gomti River, offers a plenty of places of tourist importance in addition to a number of age-old monuments. You may get here information and latest photos of Lucknow City and also places (outskirt) of Tourist interest, etc.
Also called Asifi Imambara, this sprawling historical monument recalls the glorious past of the Nawabs and stands out for its austerity in style, proportion and symmetry along with unique techniques in architecture.
This beautiful splendid building was built by 4th Nawab of Awadh, Asaf-Ud-Dowhala and the construction work was taken up in the year 1784. It took 14 years to complete. It was designed by the Architect Hafiz Kifayat ullah, Shahjahanabadi, a prominent Architect of that time.
Visiting Imambara is a pleasing and unique experience. The Main Hall is of 163' lengh, 53' and height 50 'and the two halls are Kharbuja and Suraj Mukhi hall. The Main Hall consists of a number of doors. The remarkable feature of the Imambara is the absence of pillars for support to the 50 ft. high main hall. The famous Bhool Bhulaiya (Labyrinth) of Lucknow is constructed on its upper floor . For more information and image : Bara Imambara Images More information
Note : Obtain here a COMBINED PASS (Entry ticket) by paying a nominal amount just Rs. 35/- from the Ticket Window at 2nd Gate of Bara Imambara- provided by Hussainabad Trust, Lucknow, for visiting Bara Imambara, Bhool Bhlaia, Shahi Hamam, Bouli, Picture Gallery, Chhota Imambara.
(Earlier it was Rs.25/- revised from 01.12.2010). Buying a combined pass will save your money as purchasing separately at these monuments will cost much more.
Next : Now you move out of Bara Imambara Complex and proceed towards Rumi Darwaja which is on the main road:
Rumi Darwaja - The Signature Building of Lucknow - On the main road - quite near to above complex.
Just after Rumi Darwaja, you will see 221' tall Clock Tower. It is called Hussainabad Clock Tower.
Chhota Imambara in Lucknow is also called the Hussainabad Imambara. It is well known as a Palace of Lights.This beautiful building was built in 1837 -40 by Nawab Muhammad Ali Shah, the third Nawab of Avadh to serve as his own mausoleum. Attractive chandeliers brought from Belgium are some of the most appreciated items.
In the year 1839 in Lucknow City, King Muhammad Ali Shah started constructing Jama Masjid in Tahsinganj area of the city with the intention to surpass the Jama Masjid at Delhi in size and look. But due to the sudden death of the king, the construction work of this grand Masjid was taken up and completed by one of his wives, Malika Jahan Begum in 1845 AD. It is said that she spent almost all her treasure in its construction and create an excellent place Masjid in Lucknow.
Situated near Daliganj crossing and adjacent to Suraj Kund Park, a novel attraction of Lucknow, the saturn shaped building of the Planetarium is unique of its kind in India. Fully airconditioned planetarium invisages state of art projection system providing speial effects while the show. Digital sound and lift ramp for worth mentioning facilities are avaiable here. Show timing (40 minutes duration) 11.00 am to 2.00 pm It remains closed on Monday. Show "Our World and Beyond" is worth watching for all. Entry fee is just Rs.25/- for more information call : 0522-2629176,2627416
 Lucknow Residency - a mook witness of the First war of India's Independence -The history of the Residency can be traced back to 1774 AD when Nawab Shujauddhaula agreed to have a British resident stationed in Awadh. Residency was established at Lucknow when the capital of Awadh was shifted from Faizabad to Lucknow in the year 1775 AD. Originally the site of the Residency belonged to Sheikhzadas. Nawab Asafuddaula started the construction of Lucknow Residency in the year 1775 AD. You can view here a two storey Museum . Entry : Rs.5/- only.
 Tomb of Begum Murshidjadi
Nawab Amzad Ali Shah- who established Hazratganj s buried here. -In the western part of Hazratganj, a splendid and beautiful building surrounded by freen garden and housing units, is the Sibtainabad Ka Imambara, generally neglected by tourists. Nawab Amjad Ali Shah (1842-1847) is buried at this Imambara Sibtainabad.
Single Day visit to Lucknow is over
Still much more to explore. Please visit our : Lucknow 5 Day Visit Lucknow -16 Must See places in the city and suborns What to see in Lucknow - Lucknow Main places of importance