Heritage

Monumental Legacy @ Hazratganj

Exploring the Heritage in and around the busy streets Lucknow is a city of grand architectural gems ! Few areas are rich of heritage along with scattered monuments also. Hazratganj is one such important area w...

Alambagh Palace / Kothi Alamara

Entrance Chander Nagar Gate is free from encroachments Upcoming metro brings the first good news for the heritage of the city. Chander Nagar Gate of the historical Alambagh Palace / Kothi Alamara will now be f...

Akbari Gate

Memories of Mughal King Akbar in Lucknow Situated in the densely populated area of Chowk, where once Lakhnavi Tehzeeb dominated stands tall the AKBARI DARWAZA. Akbari Darwaza gave access to the Chowk and Shah...

Cathedral Church

The Towering Identity of Hazratganj Hazratganj, the city's heart is not known as the heart only for being the city's centre but for the things and the places that makes it so. There have been innumerable thing...

Kaptaan Baba

Unusual offerings for a British soldier in Lucknow "Offering a cigarette or bidi with pious mind can lead to fulfillment of the wishes. Devotees took to the practice of alcohol and cigarettes because the capta...

Nawab Mehdi Ali Khan

Prime Minister in Action No single personality has been at the centre of political domination in Awadh, and for such a long period of time ( 1793 – 1837 ), than Nawab Meerza Mehdi Ali Khan, Muntazim ud Doula...

Musafirkhana

Lesser Known Monument Whenever anybody talks or write about Asifi Imambara or Bara Imambara, he defines the premises, boundaries, or nearby locations that there is a grand hall with vault slab, Bhool Bhulaiyan...

Gulistan-e-Iram

The Hidden Paradise In the Heart of Lucknow The architecture of Lucknow is so rich in its cultural and architectural heritage that it has become an inherent part in the hearts of the people and has won worldwi...

The Lucknow Pact

The Ambassador of Hindu-Muslim Unity The pact represents a major milestone in the history of India struggling to free herself from the clutches of the British raj. In the race of finding her own identity, came...