Bada Imambada: Also known as Asafi Imambada, it was constructed in 1784 by the Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula. Within the Imambada you will find ‘Bauli’, ‘Bhool Bhulaiyya’, and the Nawab’s grave.

Bada Imambada

Husainabad Clock Tower: Between Bada Imambada and Chota Imambada, lies the historical clock tower which is considered as one of the tallest clock tower in India. It was built in 1881 and is 67 meters high.

clock tower

Chota Imambada: This beautiful monument was built in 1838 to the west of Bada Imambada by Muhammad Ali Shah, the third Nawab of Awadh.

chota Imambara

Sibtainabad Imambada: It was constructed in the year 1847 by Nawab Wajid Ali Shah and he used to hold ‘Majlis’, commemoration gathering events, to mourn the martyrdom of Prophet’s grandson Imam Hussain in this Imambada.



British Residency: During the uprising revolt against the Britishers in 1857, it served as a refuge for the British soldiers and now carry graves of hundreds of them died during the revolt.


Dilkusha Kothi: It was built in the year 1800 by Major Gore, initially as a lodge but later converted into a palace for the Royal family.

dilkusha kothi

Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden: Spreading across 71.6 of acres, this massive zoo was established in the year 1921 to commemorate the visit of His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales to Lucknow.



Shahnajaf Imambada: It was constructed in 1816 as a replica of Hazrat Ali shrine from Najaf (Iraq), the first Shia Imam, by Nawab Ghazi-ud-Deen Haider, and now carries Nawab’s grave along with his wives.

Constantia (La Martiniere School): It started in the year 1845 and it houses the tomb of French Major-General Claude Martin.


A lot more can be added but thats our list for the day, what's yours? Don't forget to provide you valuable feedback and do mention how many of them have you visited so far?




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