A tryst with the city of nawabs Lucknow : by Anchita Dogra: Part-1

On a recent visit back home, I got the chance to capture some of the fond memories of my hometown Lucknow ... Here are some of those Photographs...

A tryst with the city of nawabs Lucknow : by Anchita Dogra: Part-1 : Posted by Anchita Dogra on www.travellingcamera.com : Bara Imambara...Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow which is capital of largest state of  India ; Uttar Pradesh... It was built by Asaf-ud-daulah, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784... It is also called the Asafi Imambara... Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. The Bara Imambara is among the grandest buildings of Lucknow... Check out more details about Imambara @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bara_Imambara Cathedral - Lucknowites' favorite haunt on Christmas evesTunde Kababi- The world famous non veg shop in Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, INDIA Thats the roof of a famous mall- Saharaganj in Lucknow... They say its d sky dat you see through the roof up there but I could never see the stars even after staring at it for hours :O The available multiple modes of public transport in the city are taxis, city buses, cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws and CNG Buses. CNG has been introduced recently as an auto fuel to keep the air pollution in control. The city bus service is run by Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa... A scene you will see in the movie pakeezah :) ... Asfi Mosque @ Lucknow in INDIA... Aminabad, a quaint bazaar like Delhi's Chandni Chowk, is situated in the heart of the city. It is a large shopping centre that caters to a wide variety of consumers. Chowk and Nakhhas are markets in the old Lucknow area where you can get a feel of traditional Lucknow. .. On a recent visit back home, I got the chance to capture some of the fond memories of my hometown Lucknow ... Here are some of those Photographs...Entrance to the city - Rumi Gate. Its a replica of a gate in Rome... The Rumi Darwaza served as the entrance to the city of Lucknow; it is 60 feet high and was built by Nawab Asafuddaula (r. 1775-1797) in 1784. It is also known as the Turkish Gateway, as it was erroneously thought to be identical to the gateway at Constantinople. It is the west entrance to the Great Imambara and is embellished with lavish decorations.Satkhanda- Still Appeals... A putrefying of 67 meter red-brick watchtower, located just opposite to the Hussainabad Imambara is a splendor of medieval architecture. The structure shows a curios blend of French and Italian style structural designs...  The view of Clock Tower from Picture Gallery ... Lucknow Clock Tower is located very near to the Rumi Darwaza. Built in 1881 by the British, this 67 m-high clock tower on the river Gomti is said to the tallest clock tower in India. The tower features European style artwork. The part of the clock is built of pure gunmetal... Chota Imambara... Chota Imambara or the Husainabad Imambara... it displays a curious mixture of Charbagh, Persian and Indo-Islamic structuThis neatly designed monument where a placid stream runs through middle of the garden provides the miracles of artistic brilliance and structural grandeur... Interiors are ornamented with Arabic calligraphy and intricate glass works... Often called as the palace of lights, this Imambara shines its best during the eve of Muharam when the entire edifice would be lit with ornamental lamps and Belgium chandeliers.ral designs...Roza Shahzadi- The reclining palace for the princesses inside Bada Imambara...  The British-built architectural sights in Lucknow include the Vidhan Sabha (State Legislative Assembly), the Clock Tower and the Charbagh Railway Station, with its distinctive domes, arches and pillars... Lucknow is placed among the fastest growing cities of India and is rapidly emerging as a manufacturing, commercial and retailing hub. This unique combination of rich cultural traditions and brisk economic growth provides Lucknow with an aura that refuses to fade away. Lucknow has developed as a metro city of Uttar Pradesh and is second largest in the state, the biggest city is Kanpur....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 City of Nawabs. It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India.... 
Bara Imambara...Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow which is capital of largest state of  India ; Uttar Pradesh... It was built by Asaf-ud-daulah, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784... It is also called the Asafi Imambara... Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. The Bara Imambara is among the grandest buildings of Lucknow...

Check out more details about Imambara @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bara_Imambara

A tryst with the city of nawabs Lucknow : by Anchita Dogra: Part-1 : Posted by Anchita Dogra on www.travellingcamera.com : Bara Imambara...Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow which is capital of largest state of  India ; Uttar Pradesh... It was built by Asaf-ud-daulah, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784... It is also called the Asafi Imambara... Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. The Bara Imambara is among the grandest buildings of Lucknow... Check out more details about Imambara @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bara_Imambara Cathedral - Lucknowites' favorite haunt on Christmas evesTunde Kababi- The world famous non veg shop in Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, INDIA Thats the roof of a famous mall- Saharaganj in Lucknow... They say its d sky dat you see through the roof up there but I could never see the stars even after staring at it for hours :O The available multiple modes of public transport in the city are taxis, city buses, cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws and CNG Buses. CNG has been introduced recently as an auto fuel to keep the air pollution in control. The city bus service is run by Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa... A scene you will see in the movie pakeezah :) ... Asfi Mosque @ Lucknow in INDIA... Aminabad, a quaint bazaar like Delhi's Chandni Chowk, is situated in the heart of the city. It is a large shopping centre that caters to a wide variety of consumers. Chowk and Nakhhas are markets in the old Lucknow area where you can get a feel of traditional Lucknow. .. On a recent visit back home, I got the chance to capture some of the fond memories of my hometown Lucknow ... Here are some of those Photographs...Entrance to the city - Rumi Gate. Its a replica of a gate in Rome... The Rumi Darwaza served as the entrance to the city of Lucknow; it is 60 feet high and was built by Nawab Asafuddaula (r. 1775-1797) in 1784. It is also known as the Turkish Gateway, as it was erroneously thought to be identical to the gateway at Constantinople. It is the west entrance to the Great Imambara and is embellished with lavish decorations.Satkhanda- Still Appeals... A putrefying of 67 meter red-brick watchtower, located just opposite to the Hussainabad Imambara is a splendor of medieval architecture. The structure shows a curios blend of French and Italian style structural designs...  The view of Clock Tower from Picture Gallery ... Lucknow Clock Tower is located very near to the Rumi Darwaza. Built in 1881 by the British, this 67 m-high clock tower on the river Gomti is said to the tallest clock tower in India. The tower features European style artwork. The part of the clock is built of pure gunmetal... Chota Imambara... Chota Imambara or the Husainabad Imambara... it displays a curious mixture of Charbagh, Persian and Indo-Islamic structuThis neatly designed monument where a placid stream runs through middle of the garden provides the miracles of artistic brilliance and structural grandeur... Interiors are ornamented with Arabic calligraphy and intricate glass works... Often called as the palace of lights, this Imambara shines its best during the eve of Muharam when the entire edifice would be lit with ornamental lamps and Belgium chandeliers.ral designs...Roza Shahzadi- The reclining palace for the princesses inside Bada Imambara...  The British-built architectural sights in Lucknow include the Vidhan Sabha (State Legislative Assembly), the Clock Tower and the Charbagh Railway Station, with its distinctive domes, arches and pillars... Lucknow is placed among the fastest growing cities of India and is rapidly emerging as a manufacturing, commercial and retailing hub. This unique combination of rich cultural traditions and brisk economic growth provides Lucknow with an aura that refuses to fade away. Lucknow has developed as a metro city of Uttar Pradesh and is second largest in the state, the biggest city is Kanpur....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 City of Nawabs. It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India.... 
Cathedral - Lucknowites' favorite haunt on Christmas eves

A tryst with the city of nawabs Lucknow : by Anchita Dogra: Part-1 : Posted by Anchita Dogra on www.travellingcamera.com : Bara Imambara...Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow which is capital of largest state of  India ; Uttar Pradesh... It was built by Asaf-ud-daulah, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784... It is also called the Asafi Imambara... Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. The Bara Imambara is among the grandest buildings of Lucknow... Check out more details about Imambara @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bara_Imambara Cathedral - Lucknowites' favorite haunt on Christmas evesTunde Kababi- The world famous non veg shop in Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, INDIA Thats the roof of a famous mall- Saharaganj in Lucknow... They say its d sky dat you see through the roof up there but I could never see the stars even after staring at it for hours :O The available multiple modes of public transport in the city are taxis, city buses, cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws and CNG Buses. CNG has been introduced recently as an auto fuel to keep the air pollution in control. The city bus service is run by Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa... A scene you will see in the movie pakeezah :) ... Asfi Mosque @ Lucknow in INDIA... Aminabad, a quaint bazaar like Delhi's Chandni Chowk, is situated in the heart of the city. It is a large shopping centre that caters to a wide variety of consumers. Chowk and Nakhhas are markets in the old Lucknow area where you can get a feel of traditional Lucknow. .. On a recent visit back home, I got the chance to capture some of the fond memories of my hometown Lucknow ... Here are some of those Photographs...Entrance to the city - Rumi Gate. Its a replica of a gate in Rome... The Rumi Darwaza served as the entrance to the city of Lucknow; it is 60 feet high and was built by Nawab Asafuddaula (r. 1775-1797) in 1784. It is also known as the Turkish Gateway, as it was erroneously thought to be identical to the gateway at Constantinople. It is the west entrance to the Great Imambara and is embellished with lavish decorations.Satkhanda- Still Appeals... A putrefying of 67 meter red-brick watchtower, located just opposite to the Hussainabad Imambara is a splendor of medieval architecture. The structure shows a curios blend of French and Italian style structural designs...  The view of Clock Tower from Picture Gallery ... Lucknow Clock Tower is located very near to the Rumi Darwaza. Built in 1881 by the British, this 67 m-high clock tower on the river Gomti is said to the tallest clock tower in India. The tower features European style artwork. The part of the clock is built of pure gunmetal... Chota Imambara... Chota Imambara or the Husainabad Imambara... it displays a curious mixture of Charbagh, Persian and Indo-Islamic structuThis neatly designed monument where a placid stream runs through middle of the garden provides the miracles of artistic brilliance and structural grandeur... Interiors are ornamented with Arabic calligraphy and intricate glass works... Often called as the palace of lights, this Imambara shines its best during the eve of Muharam when the entire edifice would be lit with ornamental lamps and Belgium chandeliers.ral designs...Roza Shahzadi- The reclining palace for the princesses inside Bada Imambara...  The British-built architectural sights in Lucknow include the Vidhan Sabha (State Legislative Assembly), the Clock Tower and the Charbagh Railway Station, with its distinctive domes, arches and pillars... Lucknow is placed among the fastest growing cities of India and is rapidly emerging as a manufacturing, commercial and retailing hub. This unique combination of rich cultural traditions and brisk economic growth provides Lucknow with an aura that refuses to fade away. Lucknow has developed as a metro city of Uttar Pradesh and is second largest in the state, the biggest city is Kanpur....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 City of Nawabs. It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India.... 
 
Tunde Kababi- The world famous non veg shop in Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, INDIA
A tryst with the city of nawabs Lucknow : by Anchita Dogra: Part-1 : Posted by Anchita Dogra on www.travellingcamera.com : Bara Imambara...Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow which is capital of largest state of  India ; Uttar Pradesh... It was built by Asaf-ud-daulah, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784... It is also called the Asafi Imambara... Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. The Bara Imambara is among the grandest buildings of Lucknow... Check out more details about Imambara @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bara_Imambara Cathedral - Lucknowites' favorite haunt on Christmas evesTunde Kababi- The world famous non veg shop in Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, INDIA Thats the roof of a famous mall- Saharaganj in Lucknow... They say its d sky dat you see through the roof up there but I could never see the stars even after staring at it for hours :O The available multiple modes of public transport in the city are taxis, city buses, cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws and CNG Buses. CNG has been introduced recently as an auto fuel to keep the air pollution in control. The city bus service is run by Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa... A scene you will see in the movie pakeezah :) ... Asfi Mosque @ Lucknow in INDIA... Aminabad, a quaint bazaar like Delhi's Chandni Chowk, is situated in the heart of the city. It is a large shopping centre that caters to a wide variety of consumers. Chowk and Nakhhas are markets in the old Lucknow area where you can get a feel of traditional Lucknow. .. On a recent visit back home, I got the chance to capture some of the fond memories of my hometown Lucknow ... Here are some of those Photographs...Entrance to the city - Rumi Gate. Its a replica of a gate in Rome... The Rumi Darwaza served as the entrance to the city of Lucknow; it is 60 feet high and was built by Nawab Asafuddaula (r. 1775-1797) in 1784. It is also known as the Turkish Gateway, as it was erroneously thought to be identical to the gateway at Constantinople. It is the west entrance to the Great Imambara and is embellished with lavish decorations.Satkhanda- Still Appeals... A putrefying of 67 meter red-brick watchtower, located just opposite to the Hussainabad Imambara is a splendor of medieval architecture. The structure shows a curios blend of French and Italian style structural designs...  The view of Clock Tower from Picture Gallery ... Lucknow Clock Tower is located very near to the Rumi Darwaza. Built in 1881 by the British, this 67 m-high clock tower on the river Gomti is said to the tallest clock tower in India. The tower features European style artwork. The part of the clock is built of pure gunmetal... Chota Imambara... Chota Imambara or the Husainabad Imambara... it displays a curious mixture of Charbagh, Persian and Indo-Islamic structuThis neatly designed monument where a placid stream runs through middle of the garden provides the miracles of artistic brilliance and structural grandeur... Interiors are ornamented with Arabic calligraphy and intricate glass works... Often called as the palace of lights, this Imambara shines its best during the eve of Muharam when the entire edifice would be lit with ornamental lamps and Belgium chandeliers.ral designs...Roza Shahzadi- The reclining palace for the princesses inside Bada Imambara...  The British-built architectural sights in Lucknow include the Vidhan Sabha (State Legislative Assembly), the Clock Tower and the Charbagh Railway Station, with its distinctive domes, arches and pillars... Lucknow is placed among the fastest growing cities of India and is rapidly emerging as a manufacturing, commercial and retailing hub. This unique combination of rich cultural traditions and brisk economic growth provides Lucknow with an aura that refuses to fade away. Lucknow has developed as a metro city of Uttar Pradesh and is second largest in the state, the biggest city is Kanpur....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 City of Nawabs. It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India....

Thats the roof of a famous mall- Saharaganj in Lucknow... They say its d sky dat you see through the roof up there but I could never see the stars even after staring at it for hours :O
A tryst with the city of nawabs Lucknow : by Anchita Dogra: Part-1 : Posted by Anchita Dogra on www.travellingcamera.com : Bara Imambara...Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow which is capital of largest state of  India ; Uttar Pradesh... It was built by Asaf-ud-daulah, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784... It is also called the Asafi Imambara... Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. The Bara Imambara is among the grandest buildings of Lucknow... Check out more details about Imambara @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bara_Imambara Cathedral - Lucknowites' favorite haunt on Christmas evesTunde Kababi- The world famous non veg shop in Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, INDIA Thats the roof of a famous mall- Saharaganj in Lucknow... They say its d sky dat you see through the roof up there but I could never see the stars even after staring at it for hours :O The available multiple modes of public transport in the city are taxis, city buses, cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws and CNG Buses. CNG has been introduced recently as an auto fuel to keep the air pollution in control. The city bus service is run by Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa... A scene you will see in the movie pakeezah :) ... Asfi Mosque @ Lucknow in INDIA... Aminabad, a quaint bazaar like Delhi's Chandni Chowk, is situated in the heart of the city. It is a large shopping centre that caters to a wide variety of consumers. Chowk and Nakhhas are markets in the old Lucknow area where you can get a feel of traditional Lucknow. .. On a recent visit back home, I got the chance to capture some of the fond memories of my hometown Lucknow ... Here are some of those Photographs...Entrance to the city - Rumi Gate. Its a replica of a gate in Rome... The Rumi Darwaza served as the entrance to the city of Lucknow; it is 60 feet high and was built by Nawab Asafuddaula (r. 1775-1797) in 1784. It is also known as the Turkish Gateway, as it was erroneously thought to be identical to the gateway at Constantinople. It is the west entrance to the Great Imambara and is embellished with lavish decorations.Satkhanda- Still Appeals... A putrefying of 67 meter red-brick watchtower, located just opposite to the Hussainabad Imambara is a splendor of medieval architecture. The structure shows a curios blend of French and Italian style structural designs...  The view of Clock Tower from Picture Gallery ... Lucknow Clock Tower is located very near to the Rumi Darwaza. Built in 1881 by the British, this 67 m-high clock tower on the river Gomti is said to the tallest clock tower in India. The tower features European style artwork. The part of the clock is built of pure gunmetal... Chota Imambara... Chota Imambara or the Husainabad Imambara... it displays a curious mixture of Charbagh, Persian and Indo-Islamic structuThis neatly designed monument where a placid stream runs through middle of the garden provides the miracles of artistic brilliance and structural grandeur... Interiors are ornamented with Arabic calligraphy and intricate glass works... Often called as the palace of lights, this Imambara shines its best during the eve of Muharam when the entire edifice would be lit with ornamental lamps and Belgium chandeliers.ral designs...Roza Shahzadi- The reclining palace for the princesses inside Bada Imambara...  The British-built architectural sights in Lucknow include the Vidhan Sabha (State Legislative Assembly), the Clock Tower and the Charbagh Railway Station, with its distinctive domes, arches and pillars... Lucknow is placed among the fastest growing cities of India and is rapidly emerging as a manufacturing, commercial and retailing hub. This unique combination of rich cultural traditions and brisk economic growth provides Lucknow with an aura that refuses to fade away. Lucknow has developed as a metro city of Uttar Pradesh and is second largest in the state, the biggest city is Kanpur....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 City of Nawabs. It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India....

The available multiple modes of public transport in the city are taxis, city buses, cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws and CNG Buses. CNG has been introduced recently as an auto fuel to keep the air pollution in control. The city bus service is run by Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa...

A tryst with the city of nawabs Lucknow : by Anchita Dogra: Part-1 : Posted by Anchita Dogra on www.travellingcamera.com : Bara Imambara...Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow which is capital of largest state of  India ; Uttar Pradesh... It was built by Asaf-ud-daulah, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784... It is also called the Asafi Imambara... Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. The Bara Imambara is among the grandest buildings of Lucknow... Check out more details about Imambara @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bara_Imambara Cathedral - Lucknowites' favorite haunt on Christmas evesTunde Kababi- The world famous non veg shop in Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, INDIA Thats the roof of a famous mall- Saharaganj in Lucknow... They say its d sky dat you see through the roof up there but I could never see the stars even after staring at it for hours :O The available multiple modes of public transport in the city are taxis, city buses, cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws and CNG Buses. CNG has been introduced recently as an auto fuel to keep the air pollution in control. The city bus service is run by Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa... A scene you will see in the movie pakeezah :) ... Asfi Mosque @ Lucknow in INDIA... Aminabad, a quaint bazaar like Delhi's Chandni Chowk, is situated in the heart of the city. It is a large shopping centre that caters to a wide variety of consumers. Chowk and Nakhhas are markets in the old Lucknow area where you can get a feel of traditional Lucknow. .. On a recent visit back home, I got the chance to capture some of the fond memories of my hometown Lucknow ... Here are some of those Photographs...Entrance to the city - Rumi Gate. Its a replica of a gate in Rome... The Rumi Darwaza served as the entrance to the city of Lucknow; it is 60 feet high and was built by Nawab Asafuddaula (r. 1775-1797) in 1784. It is also known as the Turkish Gateway, as it was erroneously thought to be identical to the gateway at Constantinople. It is the west entrance to the Great Imambara and is embellished with lavish decorations.Satkhanda- Still Appeals... A putrefying of 67 meter red-brick watchtower, located just opposite to the Hussainabad Imambara is a splendor of medieval architecture. The structure shows a curios blend of French and Italian style structural designs...  The view of Clock Tower from Picture Gallery ... Lucknow Clock Tower is located very near to the Rumi Darwaza. Built in 1881 by the British, this 67 m-high clock tower on the river Gomti is said to the tallest clock tower in India. The tower features European style artwork. The part of the clock is built of pure gunmetal... Chota Imambara... Chota Imambara or the Husainabad Imambara... it displays a curious mixture of Charbagh, Persian and Indo-Islamic structuThis neatly designed monument where a placid stream runs through middle of the garden provides the miracles of artistic brilliance and structural grandeur... Interiors are ornamented with Arabic calligraphy and intricate glass works... Often called as the palace of lights, this Imambara shines its best during the eve of Muharam when the entire edifice would be lit with ornamental lamps and Belgium chandeliers.ral designs...Roza Shahzadi- The reclining palace for the princesses inside Bada Imambara...  The British-built architectural sights in Lucknow include the Vidhan Sabha (State Legislative Assembly), the Clock Tower and the Charbagh Railway Station, with its distinctive domes, arches and pillars... Lucknow is placed among the fastest growing cities of India and is rapidly emerging as a manufacturing, commercial and retailing hub. This unique combination of rich cultural traditions and brisk economic growth provides Lucknow with an aura that refuses to fade away. Lucknow has developed as a metro city of Uttar Pradesh and is second largest in the state, the biggest city is Kanpur....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 City of Nawabs. It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India....

Bada Imambara...

A tryst with the city of nawabs Lucknow : by Anchita Dogra: Part-1 : Posted by Anchita Dogra on www.travellingcamera.com : Bara Imambara...Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow which is capital of largest state of  India ; Uttar Pradesh... It was built by Asaf-ud-daulah, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784... It is also called the Asafi Imambara... Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. The Bara Imambara is among the grandest buildings of Lucknow... Check out more details about Imambara @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bara_Imambara Cathedral - Lucknowites' favorite haunt on Christmas evesTunde Kababi- The world famous non veg shop in Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, INDIA Thats the roof of a famous mall- Saharaganj in Lucknow... They say its d sky dat you see through the roof up there but I could never see the stars even after staring at it for hours :O The available multiple modes of public transport in the city are taxis, city buses, cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws and CNG Buses. CNG has been introduced recently as an auto fuel to keep the air pollution in control. The city bus service is run by Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa... A scene you will see in the movie pakeezah :) ... Asfi Mosque @ Lucknow in INDIA... Aminabad, a quaint bazaar like Delhi's Chandni Chowk, is situated in the heart of the city. It is a large shopping centre that caters to a wide variety of consumers. Chowk and Nakhhas are markets in the old Lucknow area where you can get a feel of traditional Lucknow. .. On a recent visit back home, I got the chance to capture some of the fond memories of my hometown Lucknow ... Here are some of those Photographs...Entrance to the city - Rumi Gate. Its a replica of a gate in Rome... The Rumi Darwaza served as the entrance to the city of Lucknow; it is 60 feet high and was built by Nawab Asafuddaula (r. 1775-1797) in 1784. It is also known as the Turkish Gateway, as it was erroneously thought to be identical to the gateway at Constantinople. It is the west entrance to the Great Imambara and is embellished with lavish decorations.Satkhanda- Still Appeals... A putrefying of 67 meter red-brick watchtower, located just opposite to the Hussainabad Imambara is a splendor of medieval architecture. The structure shows a curios blend of French and Italian style structural designs...  The view of Clock Tower from Picture Gallery ... Lucknow Clock Tower is located very near to the Rumi Darwaza. Built in 1881 by the British, this 67 m-high clock tower on the river Gomti is said to the tallest clock tower in India. The tower features European style artwork. The part of the clock is built of pure gunmetal... Chota Imambara... Chota Imambara or the Husainabad Imambara... it displays a curious mixture of Charbagh, Persian and Indo-Islamic structuThis neatly designed monument where a placid stream runs through middle of the garden provides the miracles of artistic brilliance and structural grandeur... Interiors are ornamented with Arabic calligraphy and intricate glass works... Often called as the palace of lights, this Imambara shines its best during the eve of Muharam when the entire edifice would be lit with ornamental lamps and Belgium chandeliers.ral designs...Roza Shahzadi- The reclining palace for the princesses inside Bada Imambara...  The British-built architectural sights in Lucknow include the Vidhan Sabha (State Legislative Assembly), the Clock Tower and the Charbagh Railway Station, with its distinctive domes, arches and pillars... Lucknow is placed among the fastest growing cities of India and is rapidly emerging as a manufacturing, commercial and retailing hub. This unique combination of rich cultural traditions and brisk economic growth provides Lucknow with an aura that refuses to fade away. Lucknow has developed as a metro city of Uttar Pradesh and is second largest in the state, the biggest city is Kanpur....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 City of Nawabs. It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India....
A scene you will see in the movie pakeezah :) ... Asfi Mosque @ Lucknow in INDIA...


A tryst with the city of nawabs Lucknow : by Anchita Dogra: Part-1 : Posted by Anchita Dogra on www.travellingcamera.com : Bara Imambara...Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow which is capital of largest state of  India ; Uttar Pradesh... It was built by Asaf-ud-daulah, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784... It is also called the Asafi Imambara... Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. The Bara Imambara is among the grandest buildings of Lucknow... Check out more details about Imambara @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bara_Imambara Cathedral - Lucknowites' favorite haunt on Christmas evesTunde Kababi- The world famous non veg shop in Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, INDIA Thats the roof of a famous mall- Saharaganj in Lucknow... They say its d sky dat you see through the roof up there but I could never see the stars even after staring at it for hours :O The available multiple modes of public transport in the city are taxis, city buses, cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws and CNG Buses. CNG has been introduced recently as an auto fuel to keep the air pollution in control. The city bus service is run by Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa... A scene you will see in the movie pakeezah :) ... Asfi Mosque @ Lucknow in INDIA... Aminabad, a quaint bazaar like Delhi's Chandni Chowk, is situated in the heart of the city. It is a large shopping centre that caters to a wide variety of consumers. Chowk and Nakhhas are markets in the old Lucknow area where you can get a feel of traditional Lucknow. .. On a recent visit back home, I got the chance to capture some of the fond memories of my hometown Lucknow ... Here are some of those Photographs...Entrance to the city - Rumi Gate. Its a replica of a gate in Rome... The Rumi Darwaza served as the entrance to the city of Lucknow; it is 60 feet high and was built by Nawab Asafuddaula (r. 1775-1797) in 1784. It is also known as the Turkish Gateway, as it was erroneously thought to be identical to the gateway at Constantinople. It is the west entrance to the Great Imambara and is embellished with lavish decorations.Satkhanda- Still Appeals... A putrefying of 67 meter red-brick watchtower, located just opposite to the Hussainabad Imambara is a splendor of medieval architecture. The structure shows a curios blend of French and Italian style structural designs...  The view of Clock Tower from Picture Gallery ... Lucknow Clock Tower is located very near to the Rumi Darwaza. Built in 1881 by the British, this 67 m-high clock tower on the river Gomti is said to the tallest clock tower in India. The tower features European style artwork. The part of the clock is built of pure gunmetal... Chota Imambara... Chota Imambara or the Husainabad Imambara... it displays a curious mixture of Charbagh, Persian and Indo-Islamic structuThis neatly designed monument where a placid stream runs through middle of the garden provides the miracles of artistic brilliance and structural grandeur... Interiors are ornamented with Arabic calligraphy and intricate glass works... Often called as the palace of lights, this Imambara shines its best during the eve of Muharam when the entire edifice would be lit with ornamental lamps and Belgium chandeliers.ral designs...Roza Shahzadi- The reclining palace for the princesses inside Bada Imambara...  The British-built architectural sights in Lucknow include the Vidhan Sabha (State Legislative Assembly), the Clock Tower and the Charbagh Railway Station, with its distinctive domes, arches and pillars... Lucknow is placed among the fastest growing cities of India and is rapidly emerging as a manufacturing, commercial and retailing hub. This unique combination of rich cultural traditions and brisk economic growth provides Lucknow with an aura that refuses to fade away. Lucknow has developed as a metro city of Uttar Pradesh and is second largest in the state, the biggest city is Kanpur....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 City of Nawabs. It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India....

Aminabad, a quaint bazaar like Delhi's Chandni Chowk, is situated in the heart of the city. It is a large shopping centre that caters to a wide variety of consumers. Chowk and Nakhhas are markets in the old Lucknow area where you can get a feel of traditional Lucknow. ..

A tryst with the city of nawabs Lucknow : by Anchita Dogra: Part-1 : Posted by Anchita Dogra on www.travellingcamera.com : Bara Imambara...Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow which is capital of largest state of  India ; Uttar Pradesh... It was built by Asaf-ud-daulah, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784... It is also called the Asafi Imambara... Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. The Bara Imambara is among the grandest buildings of Lucknow... Check out more details about Imambara @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bara_Imambara Cathedral - Lucknowites' favorite haunt on Christmas evesTunde Kababi- The world famous non veg shop in Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, INDIA Thats the roof of a famous mall- Saharaganj in Lucknow... They say its d sky dat you see through the roof up there but I could never see the stars even after staring at it for hours :O The available multiple modes of public transport in the city are taxis, city buses, cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws and CNG Buses. CNG has been introduced recently as an auto fuel to keep the air pollution in control. The city bus service is run by Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa... A scene you will see in the movie pakeezah :) ... Asfi Mosque @ Lucknow in INDIA... Aminabad, a quaint bazaar like Delhi's Chandni Chowk, is situated in the heart of the city. It is a large shopping centre that caters to a wide variety of consumers. Chowk and Nakhhas are markets in the old Lucknow area where you can get a feel of traditional Lucknow. .. On a recent visit back home, I got the chance to capture some of the fond memories of my hometown Lucknow ... Here are some of those Photographs...Entrance to the city - Rumi Gate. Its a replica of a gate in Rome... The Rumi Darwaza served as the entrance to the city of Lucknow; it is 60 feet high and was built by Nawab Asafuddaula (r. 1775-1797) in 1784. It is also known as the Turkish Gateway, as it was erroneously thought to be identical to the gateway at Constantinople. It is the west entrance to the Great Imambara and is embellished with lavish decorations.Satkhanda- Still Appeals... A putrefying of 67 meter red-brick watchtower, located just opposite to the Hussainabad Imambara is a splendor of medieval architecture. The structure shows a curios blend of French and Italian style structural designs...  The view of Clock Tower from Picture Gallery ... Lucknow Clock Tower is located very near to the Rumi Darwaza. Built in 1881 by the British, this 67 m-high clock tower on the river Gomti is said to the tallest clock tower in India. The tower features European style artwork. The part of the clock is built of pure gunmetal... Chota Imambara... Chota Imambara or the Husainabad Imambara... it displays a curious mixture of Charbagh, Persian and Indo-Islamic structuThis neatly designed monument where a placid stream runs through middle of the garden provides the miracles of artistic brilliance and structural grandeur... Interiors are ornamented with Arabic calligraphy and intricate glass works... Often called as the palace of lights, this Imambara shines its best during the eve of Muharam when the entire edifice would be lit with ornamental lamps and Belgium chandeliers.ral designs...Roza Shahzadi- The reclining palace for the princesses inside Bada Imambara...  The British-built architectural sights in Lucknow include the Vidhan Sabha (State Legislative Assembly), the Clock Tower and the Charbagh Railway Station, with its distinctive domes, arches and pillars... Lucknow is placed among the fastest growing cities of India and is rapidly emerging as a manufacturing, commercial and retailing hub. This unique combination of rich cultural traditions and brisk economic growth provides Lucknow with an aura that refuses to fade away. Lucknow has developed as a metro city of Uttar Pradesh and is second largest in the state, the biggest city is Kanpur....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 City of Nawabs. It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India....
Entrance to the city - Rumi Gate. Its a replica of a gate in Rome...


The Rumi Darwaza served as the entrance to the city of Lucknow; it is 60 feet high and was built by Nawab Asafuddaula (r. 1775-1797) in 1784. It is also known as the Turkish Gateway, as it was erroneously thought to be identical to the gateway at Constantinople. It is the west entrance to the Great Imambara and is embellished with lavish decorations.

A tryst with the city of nawabs Lucknow : by Anchita Dogra: Part-1 : Posted by Anchita Dogra on www.travellingcamera.com : Bara Imambara...Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow which is capital of largest state of  India ; Uttar Pradesh... It was built by Asaf-ud-daulah, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784... It is also called the Asafi Imambara... Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. The Bara Imambara is among the grandest buildings of Lucknow... Check out more details about Imambara @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bara_Imambara Cathedral - Lucknowites' favorite haunt on Christmas evesTunde Kababi- The world famous non veg shop in Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, INDIA Thats the roof of a famous mall- Saharaganj in Lucknow... They say its d sky dat you see through the roof up there but I could never see the stars even after staring at it for hours :O The available multiple modes of public transport in the city are taxis, city buses, cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws and CNG Buses. CNG has been introduced recently as an auto fuel to keep the air pollution in control. The city bus service is run by Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa... A scene you will see in the movie pakeezah :) ... Asfi Mosque @ Lucknow in INDIA... Aminabad, a quaint bazaar like Delhi's Chandni Chowk, is situated in the heart of the city. It is a large shopping centre that caters to a wide variety of consumers. Chowk and Nakhhas are markets in the old Lucknow area where you can get a feel of traditional Lucknow. .. On a recent visit back home, I got the chance to capture some of the fond memories of my hometown Lucknow ... Here are some of those Photographs...Entrance to the city - Rumi Gate. Its a replica of a gate in Rome... The Rumi Darwaza served as the entrance to the city of Lucknow; it is 60 feet high and was built by Nawab Asafuddaula (r. 1775-1797) in 1784. It is also known as the Turkish Gateway, as it was erroneously thought to be identical to the gateway at Constantinople. It is the west entrance to the Great Imambara and is embellished with lavish decorations.Satkhanda- Still Appeals... A putrefying of 67 meter red-brick watchtower, located just opposite to the Hussainabad Imambara is a splendor of medieval architecture. The structure shows a curios blend of French and Italian style structural designs...  The view of Clock Tower from Picture Gallery ... Lucknow Clock Tower is located very near to the Rumi Darwaza. Built in 1881 by the British, this 67 m-high clock tower on the river Gomti is said to the tallest clock tower in India. The tower features European style artwork. The part of the clock is built of pure gunmetal... Chota Imambara... Chota Imambara or the Husainabad Imambara... it displays a curious mixture of Charbagh, Persian and Indo-Islamic structuThis neatly designed monument where a placid stream runs through middle of the garden provides the miracles of artistic brilliance and structural grandeur... Interiors are ornamented with Arabic calligraphy and intricate glass works... Often called as the palace of lights, this Imambara shines its best during the eve of Muharam when the entire edifice would be lit with ornamental lamps and Belgium chandeliers.ral designs...Roza Shahzadi- The reclining palace for the princesses inside Bada Imambara...  The British-built architectural sights in Lucknow include the Vidhan Sabha (State Legislative Assembly), the Clock Tower and the Charbagh Railway Station, with its distinctive domes, arches and pillars... Lucknow is placed among the fastest growing cities of India and is rapidly emerging as a manufacturing, commercial and retailing hub. This unique combination of rich cultural traditions and brisk economic growth provides Lucknow with an aura that refuses to fade away. Lucknow has developed as a metro city of Uttar Pradesh and is second largest in the state, the biggest city is Kanpur....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 City of Nawabs. It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India....

Satkhanda- Still Appeals...

A putrefying of 67 meter red-brick watchtower, located just opposite to the Hussainabad Imambara is a splendor of medieval architecture. The structure shows a curios blend of French and Italian style structural designs... 
A tryst with the city of nawabs Lucknow : by Anchita Dogra: Part-1 : Posted by Anchita Dogra on www.travellingcamera.com : Bara Imambara...Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow which is capital of largest state of  India ; Uttar Pradesh... It was built by Asaf-ud-daulah, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784... It is also called the Asafi Imambara... Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. The Bara Imambara is among the grandest buildings of Lucknow... Check out more details about Imambara @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bara_Imambara Cathedral - Lucknowites' favorite haunt on Christmas evesTunde Kababi- The world famous non veg shop in Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, INDIA Thats the roof of a famous mall- Saharaganj in Lucknow... They say its d sky dat you see through the roof up there but I could never see the stars even after staring at it for hours :O The available multiple modes of public transport in the city are taxis, city buses, cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws and CNG Buses. CNG has been introduced recently as an auto fuel to keep the air pollution in control. The city bus service is run by Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa... A scene you will see in the movie pakeezah :) ... Asfi Mosque @ Lucknow in INDIA... Aminabad, a quaint bazaar like Delhi's Chandni Chowk, is situated in the heart of the city. It is a large shopping centre that caters to a wide variety of consumers. Chowk and Nakhhas are markets in the old Lucknow area where you can get a feel of traditional Lucknow. .. On a recent visit back home, I got the chance to capture some of the fond memories of my hometown Lucknow ... Here are some of those Photographs...Entrance to the city - Rumi Gate. Its a replica of a gate in Rome... The Rumi Darwaza served as the entrance to the city of Lucknow; it is 60 feet high and was built by Nawab Asafuddaula (r. 1775-1797) in 1784. It is also known as the Turkish Gateway, as it was erroneously thought to be identical to the gateway at Constantinople. It is the west entrance to the Great Imambara and is embellished with lavish decorations.Satkhanda- Still Appeals... A putrefying of 67 meter red-brick watchtower, located just opposite to the Hussainabad Imambara is a splendor of medieval architecture. The structure shows a curios blend of French and Italian style structural designs...  The view of Clock Tower from Picture Gallery ... Lucknow Clock Tower is located very near to the Rumi Darwaza. Built in 1881 by the British, this 67 m-high clock tower on the river Gomti is said to the tallest clock tower in India. The tower features European style artwork. The part of the clock is built of pure gunmetal... Chota Imambara... Chota Imambara or the Husainabad Imambara... it displays a curious mixture of Charbagh, Persian and Indo-Islamic structuThis neatly designed monument where a placid stream runs through middle of the garden provides the miracles of artistic brilliance and structural grandeur... Interiors are ornamented with Arabic calligraphy and intricate glass works... Often called as the palace of lights, this Imambara shines its best during the eve of Muharam when the entire edifice would be lit with ornamental lamps and Belgium chandeliers.ral designs...Roza Shahzadi- The reclining palace for the princesses inside Bada Imambara...  The British-built architectural sights in Lucknow include the Vidhan Sabha (State Legislative Assembly), the Clock Tower and the Charbagh Railway Station, with its distinctive domes, arches and pillars... Lucknow is placed among the fastest growing cities of India and is rapidly emerging as a manufacturing, commercial and retailing hub. This unique combination of rich cultural traditions and brisk economic growth provides Lucknow with an aura that refuses to fade away. Lucknow has developed as a metro city of Uttar Pradesh and is second largest in the state, the biggest city is Kanpur....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 City of Nawabs. It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India....

The view of Clock Tower from Picture Gallery ...

Lucknow Clock Tower is located very near to the Rumi Darwaza. Built in 1881 by the British, this 67 m-high clock tower on the river Gomti is said to the tallest clock tower in India. The tower features European style artwork. The part of the clock is built of pure gunmetal...

A tryst with the city of nawabs Lucknow : by Anchita Dogra: Part-1 : Posted by Anchita Dogra on www.travellingcamera.com : Bara Imambara...Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow which is capital of largest state of  India ; Uttar Pradesh... It was built by Asaf-ud-daulah, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784... It is also called the Asafi Imambara... Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. The Bara Imambara is among the grandest buildings of Lucknow... Check out more details about Imambara @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bara_Imambara Cathedral - Lucknowites' favorite haunt on Christmas evesTunde Kababi- The world famous non veg shop in Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, INDIA Thats the roof of a famous mall- Saharaganj in Lucknow... They say its d sky dat you see through the roof up there but I could never see the stars even after staring at it for hours :O The available multiple modes of public transport in the city are taxis, city buses, cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws and CNG Buses. CNG has been introduced recently as an auto fuel to keep the air pollution in control. The city bus service is run by Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa... A scene you will see in the movie pakeezah :) ... Asfi Mosque @ Lucknow in INDIA... Aminabad, a quaint bazaar like Delhi's Chandni Chowk, is situated in the heart of the city. It is a large shopping centre that caters to a wide variety of consumers. Chowk and Nakhhas are markets in the old Lucknow area where you can get a feel of traditional Lucknow. .. On a recent visit back home, I got the chance to capture some of the fond memories of my hometown Lucknow ... Here are some of those Photographs...Entrance to the city - Rumi Gate. Its a replica of a gate in Rome... The Rumi Darwaza served as the entrance to the city of Lucknow; it is 60 feet high and was built by Nawab Asafuddaula (r. 1775-1797) in 1784. It is also known as the Turkish Gateway, as it was erroneously thought to be identical to the gateway at Constantinople. It is the west entrance to the Great Imambara and is embellished with lavish decorations.Satkhanda- Still Appeals... A putrefying of 67 meter red-brick watchtower, located just opposite to the Hussainabad Imambara is a splendor of medieval architecture. The structure shows a curios blend of French and Italian style structural designs...  The view of Clock Tower from Picture Gallery ... Lucknow Clock Tower is located very near to the Rumi Darwaza. Built in 1881 by the British, this 67 m-high clock tower on the river Gomti is said to the tallest clock tower in India. The tower features European style artwork. The part of the clock is built of pure gunmetal... Chota Imambara... Chota Imambara or the Husainabad Imambara... it displays a curious mixture of Charbagh, Persian and Indo-Islamic structuThis neatly designed monument where a placid stream runs through middle of the garden provides the miracles of artistic brilliance and structural grandeur... Interiors are ornamented with Arabic calligraphy and intricate glass works... Often called as the palace of lights, this Imambara shines its best during the eve of Muharam when the entire edifice would be lit with ornamental lamps and Belgium chandeliers.ral designs...Roza Shahzadi- The reclining palace for the princesses inside Bada Imambara...  The British-built architectural sights in Lucknow include the Vidhan Sabha (State Legislative Assembly), the Clock Tower and the Charbagh Railway Station, with its distinctive domes, arches and pillars... Lucknow is placed among the fastest growing cities of India and is rapidly emerging as a manufacturing, commercial and retailing hub. This unique combination of rich cultural traditions and brisk economic growth provides Lucknow with an aura that refuses to fade away. Lucknow has developed as a metro city of Uttar Pradesh and is second largest in the state, the biggest city is Kanpur....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 City of Nawabs. It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India....
Chota Imambara...

Chota Imambara or the Husainabad Imambara... it displays a curious mixture of Charbagh, Persian and Indo-Islamic structuThis neatly designed monument where a placid stream runs through middle of the garden provides the miracles of artistic brilliance and structural grandeur... Interiors are ornamented with Arabic calligraphy and intricate glass works... Often called as the palace of lights, this Imambara shines its best during the eve of Muharam when the entire edifice would be lit with ornamental lamps and Belgium chandeliers.ral designs...

A tryst with the city of nawabs Lucknow : by Anchita Dogra: Part-1 : Posted by Anchita Dogra on www.travellingcamera.com : Bara Imambara...Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow which is capital of largest state of  India ; Uttar Pradesh... It was built by Asaf-ud-daulah, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784... It is also called the Asafi Imambara... Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. The Bara Imambara is among the grandest buildings of Lucknow... Check out more details about Imambara @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bara_Imambara Cathedral - Lucknowites' favorite haunt on Christmas evesTunde Kababi- The world famous non veg shop in Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, INDIA Thats the roof of a famous mall- Saharaganj in Lucknow... They say its d sky dat you see through the roof up there but I could never see the stars even after staring at it for hours :O The available multiple modes of public transport in the city are taxis, city buses, cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws and CNG Buses. CNG has been introduced recently as an auto fuel to keep the air pollution in control. The city bus service is run by Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa... A scene you will see in the movie pakeezah :) ... Asfi Mosque @ Lucknow in INDIA... Aminabad, a quaint bazaar like Delhi's Chandni Chowk, is situated in the heart of the city. It is a large shopping centre that caters to a wide variety of consumers. Chowk and Nakhhas are markets in the old Lucknow area where you can get a feel of traditional Lucknow. .. On a recent visit back home, I got the chance to capture some of the fond memories of my hometown Lucknow ... Here are some of those Photographs...Entrance to the city - Rumi Gate. Its a replica of a gate in Rome... The Rumi Darwaza served as the entrance to the city of Lucknow; it is 60 feet high and was built by Nawab Asafuddaula (r. 1775-1797) in 1784. It is also known as the Turkish Gateway, as it was erroneously thought to be identical to the gateway at Constantinople. It is the west entrance to the Great Imambara and is embellished with lavish decorations.Satkhanda- Still Appeals... A putrefying of 67 meter red-brick watchtower, located just opposite to the Hussainabad Imambara is a splendor of medieval architecture. The structure shows a curios blend of French and Italian style structural designs...  The view of Clock Tower from Picture Gallery ... Lucknow Clock Tower is located very near to the Rumi Darwaza. Built in 1881 by the British, this 67 m-high clock tower on the river Gomti is said to the tallest clock tower in India. The tower features European style artwork. The part of the clock is built of pure gunmetal... Chota Imambara... Chota Imambara or the Husainabad Imambara... it displays a curious mixture of Charbagh, Persian and Indo-Islamic structuThis neatly designed monument where a placid stream runs through middle of the garden provides the miracles of artistic brilliance and structural grandeur... Interiors are ornamented with Arabic calligraphy and intricate glass works... Often called as the palace of lights, this Imambara shines its best during the eve of Muharam when the entire edifice would be lit with ornamental lamps and Belgium chandeliers.ral designs...Roza Shahzadi- The reclining palace for the princesses inside Bada Imambara...  The British-built architectural sights in Lucknow include the Vidhan Sabha (State Legislative Assembly), the Clock Tower and the Charbagh Railway Station, with its distinctive domes, arches and pillars... Lucknow is placed among the fastest growing cities of India and is rapidly emerging as a manufacturing, commercial and retailing hub. This unique combination of rich cultural traditions and brisk economic growth provides Lucknow with an aura that refuses to fade away. Lucknow has developed as a metro city of Uttar Pradesh and is second largest in the state, the biggest city is Kanpur....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 City of Nawabs. It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India.... 
Roza Shahzadi- The reclining palace for the princesses inside Bada Imambara...
 A tryst with the city of nawabs Lucknow : by Anchita Dogra: Part-1 : Posted by Anchita Dogra on www.travellingcamera.com : Bara Imambara...Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow which is capital of largest state of  India ; Uttar Pradesh... It was built by Asaf-ud-daulah, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784... It is also called the Asafi Imambara... Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. The Bara Imambara is among the grandest buildings of Lucknow... Check out more details about Imambara @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bara_Imambara Cathedral - Lucknowites' favorite haunt on Christmas evesTunde Kababi- The world famous non veg shop in Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, INDIA Thats the roof of a famous mall- Saharaganj in Lucknow... They say its d sky dat you see through the roof up there but I could never see the stars even after staring at it for hours :O The available multiple modes of public transport in the city are taxis, city buses, cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws and CNG Buses. CNG has been introduced recently as an auto fuel to keep the air pollution in control. The city bus service is run by Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa... A scene you will see in the movie pakeezah :) ... Asfi Mosque @ Lucknow in INDIA... Aminabad, a quaint bazaar like Delhi's Chandni Chowk, is situated in the heart of the city. It is a large shopping centre that caters to a wide variety of consumers. Chowk and Nakhhas are markets in the old Lucknow area where you can get a feel of traditional Lucknow. .. On a recent visit back home, I got the chance to capture some of the fond memories of my hometown Lucknow ... Here are some of those Photographs...Entrance to the city - Rumi Gate. Its a replica of a gate in Rome... The Rumi Darwaza served as the entrance to the city of Lucknow; it is 60 feet high and was built by Nawab Asafuddaula (r. 1775-1797) in 1784. It is also known as the Turkish Gateway, as it was erroneously thought to be identical to the gateway at Constantinople. It is the west entrance to the Great Imambara and is embellished with lavish decorations.Satkhanda- Still Appeals... A putrefying of 67 meter red-brick watchtower, located just opposite to the Hussainabad Imambara is a splendor of medieval architecture. The structure shows a curios blend of French and Italian style structural designs...  The view of Clock Tower from Picture Gallery ... Lucknow Clock Tower is located very near to the Rumi Darwaza. Built in 1881 by the British, this 67 m-high clock tower on the river Gomti is said to the tallest clock tower in India. The tower features European style artwork. The part of the clock is built of pure gunmetal... Chota Imambara... Chota Imambara or the Husainabad Imambara... it displays a curious mixture of Charbagh, Persian and Indo-Islamic structuThis neatly designed monument where a placid stream runs through middle of the garden provides the miracles of artistic brilliance and structural grandeur... Interiors are ornamented with Arabic calligraphy and intricate glass works... Often called as the palace of lights, this Imambara shines its best during the eve of Muharam when the entire edifice would be lit with ornamental lamps and Belgium chandeliers.ral designs...Roza Shahzadi- The reclining palace for the princesses inside Bada Imambara...  The British-built architectural sights in Lucknow include the Vidhan Sabha (State Legislative Assembly), the Clock Tower and the Charbagh Railway Station, with its distinctive domes, arches and pillars... Lucknow is placed among the fastest growing cities of India and is rapidly emerging as a manufacturing, commercial and retailing hub. This unique combination of rich cultural traditions and brisk economic growth provides Lucknow with an aura that refuses to fade away. Lucknow has developed as a metro city of Uttar Pradesh and is second largest in the state, the biggest city is Kanpur....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 City of Nawabs. It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India....

The British-built architectural sights in Lucknow include the Vidhan Sabha (State Legislative Assembly), the Clock Tower and the Charbagh Railway Station, with its distinctive domes, arches and pillars...
A tryst with the city of nawabs Lucknow : by Anchita Dogra: Part-1 : Posted by Anchita Dogra on www.travellingcamera.com : Bara Imambara...Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow which is capital of largest state of  India ; Uttar Pradesh... It was built by Asaf-ud-daulah, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784... It is also called the Asafi Imambara... Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. The Bara Imambara is among the grandest buildings of Lucknow... Check out more details about Imambara @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bara_Imambara Cathedral - Lucknowites' favorite haunt on Christmas evesTunde Kababi- The world famous non veg shop in Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, INDIA Thats the roof of a famous mall- Saharaganj in Lucknow... They say its d sky dat you see through the roof up there but I could never see the stars even after staring at it for hours :O The available multiple modes of public transport in the city are taxis, city buses, cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws and CNG Buses. CNG has been introduced recently as an auto fuel to keep the air pollution in control. The city bus service is run by Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa... A scene you will see in the movie pakeezah :) ... Asfi Mosque @ Lucknow in INDIA... Aminabad, a quaint bazaar like Delhi's Chandni Chowk, is situated in the heart of the city. It is a large shopping centre that caters to a wide variety of consumers. Chowk and Nakhhas are markets in the old Lucknow area where you can get a feel of traditional Lucknow. .. On a recent visit back home, I got the chance to capture some of the fond memories of my hometown Lucknow ... Here are some of those Photographs...Entrance to the city - Rumi Gate. Its a replica of a gate in Rome... The Rumi Darwaza served as the entrance to the city of Lucknow; it is 60 feet high and was built by Nawab Asafuddaula (r. 1775-1797) in 1784. It is also known as the Turkish Gateway, as it was erroneously thought to be identical to the gateway at Constantinople. It is the west entrance to the Great Imambara and is embellished with lavish decorations.Satkhanda- Still Appeals... A putrefying of 67 meter red-brick watchtower, located just opposite to the Hussainabad Imambara is a splendor of medieval architecture. The structure shows a curios blend of French and Italian style structural designs...  The view of Clock Tower from Picture Gallery ... Lucknow Clock Tower is located very near to the Rumi Darwaza. Built in 1881 by the British, this 67 m-high clock tower on the river Gomti is said to the tallest clock tower in India. The tower features European style artwork. The part of the clock is built of pure gunmetal... Chota Imambara... Chota Imambara or the Husainabad Imambara... it displays a curious mixture of Charbagh, Persian and Indo-Islamic structuThis neatly designed monument where a placid stream runs through middle of the garden provides the miracles of artistic brilliance and structural grandeur... Interiors are ornamented with Arabic calligraphy and intricate glass works... Often called as the palace of lights, this Imambara shines its best during the eve of Muharam when the entire edifice would be lit with ornamental lamps and Belgium chandeliers.ral designs...Roza Shahzadi- The reclining palace for the princesses inside Bada Imambara...  The British-built architectural sights in Lucknow include the Vidhan Sabha (State Legislative Assembly), the Clock Tower and the Charbagh Railway Station, with its distinctive domes, arches and pillars... Lucknow is placed among the fastest growing cities of India and is rapidly emerging as a manufacturing, commercial and retailing hub. This unique combination of rich cultural traditions and brisk economic growth provides Lucknow with an aura that refuses to fade away. Lucknow has developed as a metro city of Uttar Pradesh and is second largest in the state, the biggest city is Kanpur....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 City of Nawabs. It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India.... 
Lucknow is placed among the fastest growing cities of India and is rapidly emerging as a manufacturing, commercial and retailing hub. This unique combination of rich cultural traditions and brisk economic growth provides Lucknow with an aura that refuses to fade away. Lucknow has developed as a metro city of Uttar Pradesh and is second largest in the state, the biggest city is Kanpur....

A tryst with the city of nawabs Lucknow : by Anchita Dogra: Part-1 : Posted by Anchita Dogra on www.travellingcamera.com : Bara Imambara...Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow which is capital of largest state of  India ; Uttar Pradesh... It was built by Asaf-ud-daulah, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784... It is also called the Asafi Imambara... Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. The Bara Imambara is among the grandest buildings of Lucknow... Check out more details about Imambara @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bara_Imambara Cathedral - Lucknowites' favorite haunt on Christmas evesTunde Kababi- The world famous non veg shop in Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, INDIA Thats the roof of a famous mall- Saharaganj in Lucknow... They say its d sky dat you see through the roof up there but I could never see the stars even after staring at it for hours :O The available multiple modes of public transport in the city are taxis, city buses, cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws and CNG Buses. CNG has been introduced recently as an auto fuel to keep the air pollution in control. The city bus service is run by Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa... A scene you will see in the movie pakeezah :) ... Asfi Mosque @ Lucknow in INDIA... Aminabad, a quaint bazaar like Delhi's Chandni Chowk, is situated in the heart of the city. It is a large shopping centre that caters to a wide variety of consumers. Chowk and Nakhhas are markets in the old Lucknow area where you can get a feel of traditional Lucknow. .. On a recent visit back home, I got the chance to capture some of the fond memories of my hometown Lucknow ... Here are some of those Photographs...Entrance to the city - Rumi Gate. Its a replica of a gate in Rome... The Rumi Darwaza served as the entrance to the city of Lucknow; it is 60 feet high and was built by Nawab Asafuddaula (r. 1775-1797) in 1784. It is also known as the Turkish Gateway, as it was erroneously thought to be identical to the gateway at Constantinople. It is the west entrance to the Great Imambara and is embellished with lavish decorations.Satkhanda- Still Appeals... A putrefying of 67 meter red-brick watchtower, located just opposite to the Hussainabad Imambara is a splendor of medieval architecture. The structure shows a curios blend of French and Italian style structural designs...  The view of Clock Tower from Picture Gallery ... Lucknow Clock Tower is located very near to the Rumi Darwaza. Built in 1881 by the British, this 67 m-high clock tower on the river Gomti is said to the tallest clock tower in India. The tower features European style artwork. The part of the clock is built of pure gunmetal... Chota Imambara... Chota Imambara or the Husainabad Imambara... it displays a curious mixture of Charbagh, Persian and Indo-Islamic structuThis neatly designed monument where a placid stream runs through middle of the garden provides the miracles of artistic brilliance and structural grandeur... Interiors are ornamented with Arabic calligraphy and intricate glass works... Often called as the palace of lights, this Imambara shines its best during the eve of Muharam when the entire edifice would be lit with ornamental lamps and Belgium chandeliers.ral designs...Roza Shahzadi- The reclining palace for the princesses inside Bada Imambara...  The British-built architectural sights in Lucknow include the Vidhan Sabha (State Legislative Assembly), the Clock Tower and the Charbagh Railway Station, with its distinctive domes, arches and pillars... Lucknow is placed among the fastest growing cities of India and is rapidly emerging as a manufacturing, commercial and retailing hub. This unique combination of rich cultural traditions and brisk economic growth provides Lucknow with an aura that refuses to fade away. Lucknow has developed as a metro city of Uttar Pradesh and is second largest in the state, the biggest city is Kanpur....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 City of Nawabs. It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India....

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 City of Nawabs. It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India....

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