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Lucknow Heritage Expedition: Residency, Imambara, and More

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Duration

8 hrs

Cancellation

Up to 15 days

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Embark on a captivating journey through Lucknow’s storied past with our “Lucknow Heritage Expedition: Residency, Imambara, and More.” Explore the splendid British Residency, a historic complex that once served as the residence of the British Resident General. Admire the grandeur of Bara Imambara, an architectural marvel built by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula in 1784. Discover the enchanting Chattar Manzil palace and the serene Jama Masjid, each reflecting the rich heritage of Awadh. Finally, stand in awe of the iconic Rumi Darwaza, a towering gateway inspired by Istanbul’s Sublime Porte. Immerse yourself in Lucknow’s royal legacy on this heritage-filled expedition.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the historic British Residency, a testament to colonial-era architecture.
  • Visit the awe-inspiring Bara Imambara, an iconic structure built in the 18th century.
  • Discover the regal Chattar Manzil palace and its royal significance.
  • Experience the spiritual aura of the Jama Masjid, a captivating place of worship.
  • Marvel at the grandeur of the Rumi Darwaza, a magnificent gateway to Lucknow's heritage.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 178
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 320
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 498
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 560
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 714
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 892
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 1069

What you will do

Indicative Pick Up Time: 9:00 AM

Indicative Drop Off Time: 6:00 PM

Embark on a captivating journey through the historical and architectural wonders of Lucknow with our private guided day tour.

British Residency:
Begin your exploration at the British Residency, an iconic complex that once served as the residence for the British Resident General. Immerse yourself in the historical significance of this site, which played a pivotal role during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.

Bara Imambara:
Next, discover the magnificent Bara Imambara, also known as the Asfi Mosque. Built by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula in 1784, this architectural marvel showcases the grandeur of Mughal and Awadhi design. Explore its intricately designed halls and marvel at the colossal central hall, which is one of the largest arched constructions in the world.

Chattar Manzil:
Continue your journey to the elegant Chattar Manzil, often referred to as the Umbrella Palace. This exquisite palace served as a residence for the rulers of Awadh and their consorts. Admire its distinctive architectural elements and rich historical heritage.

Jama Masjid:
Visit the Jama Masjid, a magnificent mosque located in the Tehseenganj area of Lucknow. Construction of this mosque commenced in 1839 under the reign of King Mohammad Ali Shah Bahadur. Explore its serene ambiance and intricate Islamic architecture.

Rumi Darwaza:
Your tour concludes with a visit to the iconic Rumi Darwaza, a monumental gateway constructed under the patronage of Nawab Asaf-Ud-Daula in 1784. Marvel at its awe-inspiring Awadhi architecture and its resemblance to the Sublime Porte in Istanbul.

After a day filled with historical and architectural wonders, our tour will conclude, and you'll be comfortably dropped off at your hotel in Lucknow.

Included/Excluded

  • Transport by private AC deluxe car
  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel.
  • Services of a knowledgeable, government-licensed English-speaking tour guide.
  • Monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water within the vehicle.
  • All taxes.
  • Any meals.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Gratuities (optional).

Languages

English

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