Shaher-e-Nigaraan: Lucknow


Lucknow. Whatever you say is less for this entrancing city. The city’s realness is high to the point that it will abandon you stupefied each and every time. Call it the city of Nawabs or the City of Best Kebabs, one thing for beyond any doubt it could never frustrate you. On the off chance that you are a voyager this city ought to be an absolute necessity visit on your rundown. We convey to you certain reasons that make Lucknow a city not to be missed. The city rose to noticeable quality as the home of the Nawabs of Avadh (Oudh) who were awesome benefactors of the culinary and different expressions, especially move and music. Lucknow’s notoriety for being a city of culture, charitable living and rich food has proceeded right up ’til today – the expression for which advantageously rhymes in Hindi: Nawab, aadaab (‘regard’), kebab and shabab (‘excellence’).

Vidhan Bhawan

“The foundation stone of the grand building of the Council House (Vidhan Bhawan) in Lucknow was laid by the then Governor Sir Spencer Harcourt Butler on December 15, 1922 and the building was inaugurated on February 21, 1928.” The building of the Legislative Council is connected to the main Vidhan Bhawan building by verandahs with rooms on both sides. The sittings of the Legislative Council are held here.


A city for every foodie out there

Lucknow is glad for the assortments of sustenance that it brings to the table and It quite comes up short at it. From unsurpassed bites to stomach filling suppers under spending plan, this exquisite city has everything. You will love the assortments that it furnishes you with and as a cherry on the best Lucknow has its own fortes that you won’t discover anyplace else. Some acclaimed Lucknow treats are :

  • Kashmiri Chai
  • Malai ki Gilori
  • Paya ki Nihari
  • Lucknowi Paan
  • Royal Zafrani Pulao
  • Makhan Malai
  • Lucknowi Biryani
  • Sheermal


The exceptionally popular weaving styles

Lucknow has been home to numerous social esteems and customs and it has since perpetually conveyed the one of a kind types of craftsmanship alongside it. Going from the wonderful Zardozi to the world celebrated Chikankari. Lucknow without a doubt has something that you can reclaim home.


The astonishing celebrations of the city

There are a ton of celebrations that continue occurring during the time gives the city its own demeanour of incredibleness. Some of them are:

  • The Lucknow Literature Festival
  • Repertwahr
  • Great Northeastern Momo Fest
  • Lucknow Mahotsava


Historical spots that check the Awadhi culture

Lucknow has a quality of Awadhi Culture and it is pleased with it. On the off chance that you are an inquisitive soul, you are unquestionably going to get numerous fascinating past times stories that can make your trek an effective one.

  • Bara Imambara
  • Chota Imambara
  • British Residency
  • Lucknow Zoo
  • Begum Hazrat Mahal Park
  • Constantia House
  • Lucknow Museum
  • Rumi Darwaza
  • Chattar Manzil
  • Begum Hazrat Mahal Park
  • Hazratganj


Fastest Growing City of Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow is developing fast towards becoming a metropolitan city, with a number of new developments. Some of them are:

  • Urban Woods
  • Rishita Manhattan
  • The Villagio
  • Omaxe Waterscape
  • Eldeco
  • Shalimar One World
  • Sharda Emerald Homes
  • Lucknow Metro – It’s a Mass Rapid Transit System for the city. Convenient, fast, cost-effective and eco-friendly mode of transport.
  • UP Investors Summit 2018 – UPIS offered a worldwide stage, which unites heads of states and governments, clergymen, pioneers from the corporate world, senior strategy producers, heads of universal organizations and the scholarly world from around the globe to advance the reason for the monetary improvement in the state and advance cooperation.


Beautiful parks and Night view

The city’s night see is doubtlessly going to give you the best ever serene environments. The spots like:

  • Ambedkar Park
  • Riverfront
  • Marine drive
  • Samta Mulak Chowk
  • D. Singh Babu stadium

Parks are a noteworthy fascination in the city and you need to visit the city to really feel the eminence of the city. The city is a home to Asia’s biggest stop, Janeshwar Mishra Park. A few of its royal residences have gone with gardens that have now been changed over into parks:

  • Dilkusha Garden
  • Swarna Jayanti Smriti Vihar Park
  • Ram Manohar Lohia Park
  • Eco Park
  • Jyotika Phule Zonal Park
  • Begum Hazrat Mahal Park
  • Gautam Buddha Park



Celebrities from Lucknow Who Made It Big

Lucknow has been home to some great talents since forever. From acting in television’s daily soaps to their phenomenal work in the B-Town. These B towners have won Lucknow a lot of respect. You would be surprised to see how long the list goes.

The talent of Lucknow has broken the boundaries of just literature, music or cinema it has touched almost all fields from best chefs to biggest of the entrepreneurs Lucknow has them all.

Ali Fazal – This charming actor has won the hearts over and over again with his roles in the movies like Fukrey, Happy Bhaag Jayegi and many more.

Kanika Kapoor -Dream girl for many guys, this lady has given some really great songs to tap our feet onto. Her songs like, ‘Baby Doll’, ‘Chittiyan Kallaiyaan’, ‘Luv letter’ and many more melodious songs.

Sumona Chakravarti -Started her career with the 90’s movie ‘Mann’ but gain popularity because of Comedy Nights with Kapil.

Muzaffar Ali – The Filmmaker is known for the epic movie, ‘Umrao Jaan’. This talent has grabbed itself a Padma Shri for its great contribution in the field of Art and Culture.

Ranveer Brar -Ranveer Brar is one of India’s popular celebrity chef. A chef, TV shows host, cooking show judge, food stylist and a beautiful soul.

Kushal Tandon -Raised to fame in a very less span of time. Television Actor/ Model Kushal rose to fame with his big break in ‘Ek Hazaron Mai Meri Behna Hai’.

Aditi Sharma – Began her career in acting with Bollywood movies like ‘Mausam’, ‘Ladies vs. Rickey Bahl’.

Naseeruddin Shah –He is an Indian film, Stage Actor, Director and a Prominent Figure in Indian parallel cinema. Naseeruddin Shah has earned himself Padma Shri for his contribution to the Indian cinema.



Lucknow’s Ekana Stadium to Host IPL, 2018 Matches

Lucknow’s newly built Ekana Stadium becomes the latest stadium to be added to the Indian Premier League’s list of host venues. Also called the Lucknow International Cricket Stadium, the venue will be hosting some of the home matches for Delhi Daredevils in the 2018 IPL.

Sprinkled with exceptional British Raj-era buildings, boasting two superb mausoleums and famed throughout India for its food, the capital of Uttar Pradesh is something of a sleeper: plenty worth seeing, but often overlooked by travellers. Central Lucknow features wide boulevards, outsized monuments and several parks and gardens, but feels a bit worn out, creating an atmosphere of tired grandiosity. Locals tend to be welcoming, and you’ll experience little of the hassle of more touristy towns.