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Lucknow – The city of Nawabs

by Griva Mathus Astrologer

Lucknow is the cultural capital of Uttar Pradesh. The city celebrates various cultures in the country. Very seldom are cities blessed with such rich cultural traditions, as is this romantic city of the nawabs. Whether it is history, architecture, music, dance, handicrafts, etiquette, or sports, Lucknow has its own story about every forte. The city is famous for its courtesy and manners or ‘tehzeeb’ as we Indians call it.

Asfi Imambara, named after the Nawab of Lucknow who got it constructed, it is an important place of worship for the Muslim folk who come here every year to celebrate the festival of Muharram. Known to be the world’s largest structure unsupported by beams, Bada Imambara is considered a sheer marvel of engineering and stands as a fine specimen of Mughal architecture. You can hire a Taxi service in Lucknow from here and visit the near-by must-visit places as per your decided schedule.

You should also visit the Lucknow Zoo, also called The Prince of Wales Zoological Park. The park is famous for breeding many endangered species like the White tiger and the Indian Wolf. Hazratganj market is your destination if you want to go on a shopping spree. The market is full of traditional jewellery, clothes and handicrafts. You can also buy the famous Lucknow kurtas with chikan work here.Your tour lucknow will be incomplete without visiting the Lucknow Chowk. It is here that you’ll find everything that the city is famous for — chikan garments, zardozi garments, Nagra footwear, perfumes and handmade jewellery.

Get a taste of the Awadhi culture and heritage at this ancient market when you try the melt-in-the-mouth kebabs, biryanis, and top it all up with delicious rabris. Other places to visit in Lucknow include- Chandrika Devi Temple,and the Satkhanda. You should also try the famous Tunday kababas in the Harzratganj market. You can avail number of services offered by Taxi service in Lucknow by booking your ride around the city in just one call. Even if you are not well versed with local languages, these rides are the convenient way to go as they are affordable and reliable at the same time.


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