Chattar Manzil, Lucknow
Heritage Site

Chattar Manzil

Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 148,
in Lucknow
Average Rating
6.2 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 1 Review

About Chattar Manzil

voted as clean

Chattar Manzil has derived its name from its umbrella-shaped dome. Built by the Nawabs of Lucknow, its construction has some elements of European architecture. The construction of the edifice commenced during the reign of the Nawab of Lucknow, Ghazi-ud-din Haider.

Owing to his demise before the construction of the edifice, his work was completed by his son Nasir-ud-din Haider. Large underground rooms and a dome surmounted by a gilt umbrella compose the edifice. The edifice was remodelled to serve as the office of the Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI).

What travellers are saying about this Sightseeing

Experience scale
  • Excellent 0
  • Very Good 0
  • Good 1
  • Average 0
  • Below Average 0
  • Poor 0
  • Terrible 0
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  Below 1hr
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed

1 traveller review for Chattar Manzil

Sort by:
Navneet Sinha

  • Guru
  • Navneet Sinha
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 66 Reviews
  •  369 helpful votes
  •  23620 readers

"One of the land mark of Lucknow!!"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Jun 30, 2015
Chattar Manzil is a old heritage building and one of the landmark Building, it has that gold Chattar (Round top of Gold) on the top that is how it is known as Chattar Manzil. Once upon a time there used to be office of CDRI(Central Drug Research Institute) and few Govt offices in and around.
  • Was this review useful?
  • YES
  • 1 vote

Other sightseeing options in Lucknow

Best time to visit Lucknow with family

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Have you been to Chattar Manzil?