Yearning for that regal lifestyle and some lip-smacking Awadhi cuisine? Why not visit the place that is famous for the same? Located in the northern periphery of India, Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh is actually an ornamental example of spectacular sites to visit and things one can do to have fun while learning the vivid history of the city.
So let’s explore what’s in store for you when you plan on visiting the city with your friends, family, or even as a lone explorer.
1-The virgin nature at Lucknow Zoo:
Covering an area of 70+ acre, the Lucknow Zoo houses about 447 mammals with 34 different species of the feathered creatures, 57 members of the reptilian family, and 97 unique variety of the wild creatures. Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoo Lucknow is all about exploring the beautiful greens in the area with the perfect balance of flora & fauna in the area. It is the best way to spend some leisure time in Lucknow. Established in 1921 in an effort to celebrate the Royal Highness’ visit, it was initially dubbed with the name “The Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens”.
2-Mesmerizing night view at Ambedkar Park:
Also known by the name, Ambedkar Samajik Parivartan Sthal, it’s hard to miss the beauty of this park at night. With light decking, the tall pillars and the mesmerizing exhibition displayed at the site, what not to love about the Ambedkar Park. Located by the Gomti River, the park houses an amazing architecture that perfectly unfolds as the night arrives. This location is perfect if you have been planning a date with your loved one.
3-Magnetizing architecture at the Rumi Darwaza:
Rumi Darwaja located in the city is among the highly appreciated places to visit in Lucknow when it comes to architectural structures found in India. You can also see small streams scurrying out from the arch sides via delightfully carved artificial buds of flower making it nothing less than something straight from paradise. The design of this architectural marvel speaks volumes with a magnetizing effect on the eyes. It is a sincerely impressive location for someone who is eager to learn more about the history of India.
4-Shop for chikankari embroidered clothes:
A visit to Aminabad takes you to Lucknow’s heart for shopping when it comes to the famous chikankari embroidery art that derives its origin from the city itself. The Lucknowi style chikankari is among the finest examples of artistic embroidery popular in the country. Shop for a beautiful saree with vivid colors or take something to introduce some beautiful changes to your existing home décor.
5-Relish the taste of Awadhi cuisine:
That lux and royal taste you get with the classic Awadhi cuisine is something that you should never miss when you get to Lucknow for your holiday. Kebabs are the main highlight with varieties such as Galouti Kebab, Shami Kebab, Kakori Kebabs, Ghutwa Kebabs, Seekh Kababs, and Boti Kebabs. Not just that, you can also enjoy other dishes such as Nahari-kulcha, Sheermal, Korma, Roomali roti, warqi parathas, and zarda.