Lucknow, a large city in northern India, is the capital of the state of Uttar Pradesh. Toward its center is Rumi Darwaza, a Mughal gateway. Nearby, the 18th-century Bara Imambara shrine has a huge arched hall. Upstairs, Bhool Bhulaiya is a maze of narrow tunnels with city views from its upper balconies. Close by, the grand Victorian Husainabad Clock Tower was built as a victory column in 1881.
Arched domes top Jama Masjid, a sandstone mosque. The Residency Lucknow, a British colonial landmark, is a building complex now partially in ruins. On the banks of the Gomti River, an umbrella-shaped dome marks the 19th-century Chattar Manzil palace. Farther southeast, Lucknow Zoo is home to tigers, panthers and snakes, plus the State Art Museum with artifacts ranging from prehistoric tools to religious sculptures. A few towers remain of the nearby Dilkusha Kothi, an early-19th-century English baroque house. To the east is Janeshwar Mishra Park with cycle paths and lakes hosting migratory birds, including cranes and flamingos.
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1. Bara Imambara
Bara Imambara, also known as Asfi Mosque is an imambara complex in Lucknow, India built by Asaf-ud-Daula, Nawab of Awadh in 1784. Bara means big.
2. Rumi Darwaza
The Rumi Darwaza, in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India, is an imposing gateway which was built under the patronage of Nawab Asaf-Ud-daula in 1784. It is an example of Awadhi architecture. The Rumi Darwaza, which stands sixty feet tall, was modeled after the Sublime Porte in Istanbul.
3.Ambedkar Memorial Park
Ambedkar Memorial Park, formally known as Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Samajik Parivartan Prateek Sthal, is a public park and memorial in Gomti Nagar, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. The memorial is dedicated to B. R. Ambedkar, the 20th century Indian polymath and the "father of the Indian Constitution".
The Residency, also called as the British Residency and Residency Complex, is a group of several buildings in a common precinct in the city of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. It served as the residence for the British Resident General who was a representative in the court of the Nawab