Heritage of Lucknow (India)

by Rangofraag November. 27, 2007 2039 views

Location: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Founded By: Nawab of Awadh, Asaf-ud-Daula
Founded In: 1784


Bada Imambara is a huge complex, situated in the old city of Lucknow. One of the most famous monuments of the city, the Imambara is significant not only from historical, but also cultural and heritage point of view. The complex dates back to the year 1784 and was founded by the then Nawab of Awadh, Asaf -ud-Daula. Bada Imambara of Lucknow is neither a mosque, nor a mausoleum. Rather, it is a complex that is made up of a number of buildings, including Asfi mosque, the Bhul-Bhulaiyah (the maze) and a summer palace with running water.

Ariel view of the Mosque.

Local women look on as I click.

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David Cardona 13 years, 4 months ago

Awesome structures!

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Nathalie Delmas 13 years, 4 months ago

merci pour cette visite...

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Guilherme Duarte 13 years, 5 months ago

great set

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Gopal M S 13 years, 5 months ago

Beautiful pictures. Reminds me of Hyderabad . Very very similar.
Asad-ud-daula... The Hindu had a very interesting article about him on Sunday. He was the guy who made Thumris popular :)

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My Samokov 13 years, 5 months ago

beautiful and great! i wish i will visit these amasing sites.

13 years, 5 months ago Edited
Santanu 13 years, 5 months ago

yeah beautiful collection

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