Lucknow is the capital of the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow has over the years flourished as a cultural and arts city and the capital of Northern India culture. Today, the city has diversified and is a major government, education, commerce, aerospace, finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, design, culture, tourism, music and poetry Centre. Below is an overview of cool things that a tourist in the city can engage in.

Cool things to do in Lucknow
Cool things to do in Lucknow

Lucknow is the capital of the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow has over the years flourished as a cultural and arts city and the capital of Northern India culture. Today, the city has diversified and is a major government, education, commerce, aerospace, finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, design, culture, tourism, music and poetry Centre. Below is an overview of cool things that a tourist in the city can engage in.

1. Explore Naimisharanya Tirth

This is the most sacred in the city since rumor has it that Maharishi Vyas scripted famous Hindu Purans from the holy place. It is also said that Lord Krishna's brother visited the site while performing Yagya. As if that's not enough of one place, Shauak Rishi, accompanied by 88000 saints and Rishis stayed here for meditation.

2. Visit Shah Najaf Imambara

This is Lucknow's most famous monuments as it is named after Prophet Mohammed's son-in-law Shah Najaf. It also contains the golden and silver tombs of Ghazi-ud-din and his wife Mubarak Mahal. Note that only Muslims can get into the Imambara.

3. Breathe some fresh air at Begum Hazrat Mahal Park

Begum was a crucial figure in the 1857 war in Lucknow and the state government built the park in her memory. It is used during Dusshera festival to burn Ravana.

4. Nature walk at Lucknow Zoo

Located on a 71-acre piece of land, this is one of the largest zoos in India and boasts 348 types of birds, 57 reptiles, 447 mammals and 97 different species. It was started in 1921 and recently launched a program dubbed 'Touch Table Program' which helps children get information about animals.

5. Sample the best dishes in Lucknow at Aminabad

This is a bazaar similar to Chandi Chowk in Delhi. You can delight in cuisines such as chicken kabab, tandoori chicken, and paan in eateries located in the bazaar. Make sure you buy some chikan made wedding materials before you leave the bazaar.

Lucknow is a world famous tourist city and you will find yourself in company of people from as far as the US and as near as New Delhi. It is one of those places you meet and make lifetime friends easily. If you are yet to visit this city, put it in your bucket list.

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by Saahil - más de 2 años ago

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