- Constructed in the memory of unknown martyrs of the
country on the bank of River Gomti , Shaheed Smarak reminds of us all
those brave soldiers who laid their life for the country.
Here cool air
coming across river Gomti salutes the unknown martyrs. It is situated opposite to Residency complex and on the way to Imambara and other
monuments of Lucknow.
You can also enjoy boating on a very nominal charge. However, in absence of safety arrangement, tourists hesitate to go for boating.
A must see for all tourists. There is no entry ticket. You can park your vehicle outside where there is sufficient place.
A silent 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.
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.
The Chattar Manzil [Umbrella Palace] was first constructed
by General Claud Martin and later purchased by Nawab Ghazi Uddin
Haider. The excellent architecture was completed after his death by his
successor, Nawab Nasir Uddin Haider. The imposing building has large
underground rooms and a dome surmounted by a gilt umbrella. Some time back these Palaces housed Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow.
CDRI is considered to be a pioneer research organization in the field of
biomedical research and presently it is a multidisciplinary research
laboratory consisting of scientific personnel of various areas of
biomedical sciences. However, now it has been vacated by CDRI and it is under renovation. After some time, it will be open for tourists. More :Chhatar Manzil (Kothi Farhat Banks) You may like to see: scientific-institutions-in-Lucknow
 Tomb of Saadat Ali Khan -
In Hazratganj area, this beautful Maqbara was constructed by Badshah
Gajiuddin Haider son of Nawab Saadat Ali Khan, This Maqbara is really
beautiful and stones are carved with beautiful designs. The floor
of the building is made of marbel and other precious stones. 4 burj
and multiple doors The grave of the Nawab is in underground Tehkhana
with 16 stylist windows.
 Tomb of Begum Murshidjadi
Equally beautiful, Tomb of Begum Murshidjadi is just a
few meters away from Saadat Ali Khan's Maqbara. The dome of the building
is most beautiful. There are graves of Begum Murshidjadi and one of
this sons. During 1857 war, freedom fighters kept canons on the on
both tombs and firing was done on 17 March 1858 when Gen. Havloc's 16
soldiers died at this place.
(16)a : In the vicinity you can see : (a) Begum Hazratmahal Park and
(b) Globe Park - More
information -complete information about Lucknow's 23 Parks and Picnic Spots in Lucknow
 Shah Najaf Imambara - It
is one of the most liked tourist attraction. Constructed by Nawab
Ghazi-ud-Din Haider in the year 1816 to serve as his mausoleum, this
splendid building attracts a large number of tourists owing to its
historical importance and look. Here you can also have a visit:
Qadam Rasool :
Although now ruins of a monument built by the Nawabs on an raised platform, it houses a rock which has the impression of a foot, believed to be that of Prophet Mohammed Sahab.The whole place is surrounded by green trees. Constructed in the year 1827-33 by Nawab Nasuriddin Hyder, it was like a pyramid shape and there were 4 minarets on the corners. It is said that this piece of rock was brought from Madina.
In the western part
of Hazratganj, a splendid and beautiful building surrounded by freen
garden and housing units, is the Sibtainabad Ka Imambara, generally
negltected by tourists. Nawab Amjad Ali Shah (1842-1847) who established Hazratganj in Lucknow, is buried at
this Imambara Sibtainabad.
 Constantia , La Martinere College Building
It is one of the
most magnificent buildings,constructed in eighteenth century in Lucknow.
While some other imposing structures had been periodically added to
it, the imposing centre-point is La Martiniere “Constantia”, which was
the country house of Major-General Claude Martin.
 Dada Miyan Ki Dargah , Mall Avenue - [Dargah Hazarat Khwaja Mohammed Nabi Raza Shah R.A[- About 2 Km. away from Hazratganj,
you can visit and offer prayers to the most sacred and famous Dada
Miyan Ki Dargah. It is situated in Mall Avenue locality of the city and
the approach road is good, clean and easy. [Dargah Dada Miyan Road, Mall Avenue, Lucknow (U.P.), India.
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