Tourist Places in Lucknow

Places to Visit in Lucknow

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Lucknow is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Lucknow is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Single. The best season or months to visit places in Lucknow are February, March, October, November, December. There are 165 tourist places in Lucknow, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Lucknow can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Lucknow for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Lucknow Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Lucknow, browse through photos & pictures, explore Lucknow using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Lucknow, which are great places to visit, are Hazratganj Market, Lucknow Zoo, Chowk, Bara Imambara. Lucknow can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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  • Type: Market
Chowk, Lucknow
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 165
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Chowk is a market place in the old Lucknow area. Read More »
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Bara Imambara, Lucknow
  • Type: Monument
Bara Imambara, Lucknow
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 165
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6.3/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 2 Reviews
The Bada Imambara was built by Asaf-ud-Daula, the Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784. Often referred to as Asafi Imambara, it is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. Classified as Nawabi architecture, the edifice is part of the Asaf-ud-Daula Imambara... Read More »
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Lucknow Zoo, Lucknow
  • Type: Zoo
  • Entry: Paid
Lucknow Zoo, Lucknow
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 165
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6.5/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
The Lucknow Zoo has been categorised by the Central Zoo Authority, Government of India, as a large zoo. Within its area of 71.6 acres, the zoo houses 447 mammals, 348 birds, 57 reptiles and a total of 97 different species of wild animals. Royal Bengal tigers, white tigers,... Read More »
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Hazratganj Market, Lucknow
  • Type: Market
Hazratganj Market, Lucknow
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 165
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7/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Hazratganj Market was established in 1810 by Nawab Saadat Ali Khan, who had acquired the throne with the help of the British in January 1798. Named after Hazrat Ali, the fourth caliph, the market has several lanes that were frequented by lovers of music, perfumes and poetry.... Read More »
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The Residency, Lucknow
  • Type: Heritage Site
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The Residency, Lucknow
Rank 5
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The Residency was constructed to serve as the residence of the British Resident General who was a representative in the court of Nawab. A group of buildings that were built in 1800 AD by the then Nawab of Awadh, Nawab Saadat Ali Khan, it became famous during the 1857 Sepoy... Read More »
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Aminabad, Lucknow
  • Type: Market
Aminabad, Lucknow
Rank 6
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Aminabad is a large shopping centre that has several shops selling chikan embroidered garments. Located in the old part of Lucknow, the market has existed from the times of the Nawabs of Awadh. Made up of narrow lanes and by lanes, the market contains several small... Read More »
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Moti Mahal, Lucknow
  • Type: Palace
Moti Mahal, Lucknow
Rank 7
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Moti Mahal is situated on the banks of River Gomti facing Rana Pratap Road near Hazratganj. Often referred to as Pearl Palace, it was built by Nawab Saadat Ali Khan (1798-1814). It has derived its name due to its pearl like white building. Constructed by Nawab Saadat... Read More »
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Chattar Manzil, Lucknow
  • Type: Heritage Site
Chattar Manzil, Lucknow
Rank 8
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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.... Read More »
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Constantia, Lucknow
  • Type: Heritage Site
Constantia, Lucknow
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 165
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Constantia is an educational institution that consists of two schools on different campuses for boys and girls. In 1845, with an endowment from the wealthy 18th-century Frenchman, Major-General Claude Martin (1735–1800), the La Martiniere Boys' College was... Read More »
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Rumi Darwaza, Lucknow
  • Type: Gate
Rumi Darwaza, Lucknow
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 165
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7/ 7 1
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Rumi Darwaza was commissioned by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula, under the 'Food for Work' program initiated by him to bring respite to the city’s population that was suffering from famine. Sometimes known as the Turkish Gate, it is an example of Awadhi... Read More »
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Shaheed Smarak, Lucknow
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 165
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Shaheed Smarak pays tribute to the heroes of India’s First War of Independence. Erected to mark the first centenary celebrations of the Sepoy Mutiny, the memorial depicts a marble finishing with a garden on its sides. River Gomti marks the background of the memorial. Read More »
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Begum Hazrat Mahal Park, Lucknow
  • Type: Park
Begum Hazrat Mahal Park, Lucknow
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 165
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Begum Hazrat Mahal Park pays tribute to Begum Hazrat Mahal, who was the first wife of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah. As she played a very crucial role during the era of the First Freedom Movement in 1857, the State Government built a marble memorial in her honour in the old Victoria... Read More »
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  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Council House, Lucknow
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 165
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The Council House has been designed in an octagonal shape with a typical dome with the national bird peacock. The dome with peacock is embellished with numerous plumes. Now the Vidhan Sabha Bhawan, its foundation stone was laid by Sir Harcourt Butler in 1922. Mirzapur... Read More »
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  • Type: Religious Place
Ramakrishna Math, Lucknow
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 165
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5/ 7 1
1 Rating
The Ramakrishna Math started functioning in Nirlanagar seven decades ago. Made of marble and located amidst a garden, the math contains idols of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda. On the walls, figures like conch shell, disc, lotus, drum,... Read More »
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  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
1857 Memorial Museum, Lucknow
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 165
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1857 Memorial Museum contains exhibits that showcase the story of 1857 in a chronological order. The museum has been established keeping in view its importance during the First War of Indian Independence. A model of The Residency, old photographs, lithographs,... Read More »
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Chota Imambara, Lucknow
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 165
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The Chota Imambara was built by Nawab Muhammad Ali Shah, the third Nawab of Awadh in 1838. Often known as Hussainabad Imambara, the monument was meant to serve as the mausoleum for its founder. Its decorations during special festivals have got it the title of 'Palace of... Read More »
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  • Type: Park
Gautam Buddha Park, Lucknow
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 165
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Gautam Buddha Park offers an opportunity to enjoy paddle boating in the canal. Apart from having rides for children, the park is also used by political parties to hold rallies. Elephant or the Hati Park is located near this park. Located in between the Bada Imambara... Read More »
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  • Type: Mosque
Juma Masjid, Lucknow
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 165
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Juma Masjid was constructed in 1423 by Sultan Ahmed Shah entirely with yellow sandstone. Known for its intricate style of design and architecture, it is referred to by the name of Jami Masjid in Lucknow. Located in the heart of the city, the structure has a... Read More »
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Husainabad Clock Tower, Lucknow
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 165
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The Husainabad Clock Tower is located adjacent to the Rumi Darwaza. Constructed by Nawab Nasir-ud-Din Haider in the year 1880, it has the biggest fitted clock that cost the government around INR1.75 lakhs at that time. At 67 metres, it is the tallest Clock Tower in India.... Read More »
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  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Satkhanda, Lucknow
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 165
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Satkhanda is located just opposite the Hussainabad Imambara. Meaning 'seven storeys', the 67-metre tall red-brick watchtower shows a blend of French and Italian style structural designs. Constructed during the time of Nawab Muhammad Ali Shah, it is famed as... Read More »
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