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Address: Chowk, Lucknow, India
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Best place for couples

I had visited that place almost 10 times and every time I visit that place I got new experience.... Great place to visit

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had visited that place almost 10 times and every time I visit that place I got new experience.... Great place to visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent building for visiting picnic. Today we have visited with all my staff and student's of PACE Hospitality Center, Lucknow

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lot of work required to make it a crowd puller. The gardens are unclean with garbage lying in the open. Beggars and hawkers destroy the aura of the monument. The guides are a pain and keep pestering you. A hotspot for couples. Worth a one time visit.

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Thank Denin A
Jamshedpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wow. Claimed biggest struture of Asia standing without pillar. Excellent tricks to be visualise in form of - hearing a sound through wall, hearing a match stick sound from distance, step well, magnificent roof, "telescopic" window........ Superb.

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Thank Malay951
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is the focal point among the 3 places, namely, Bara Imambada, Chota Imambada and the Picture Gallery. A guide is definitely recommended to explore the Bhul-bhuliya (labyrinth). Take the guides when you reach inside the Imambada rather than the ones near the entry.

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Ujjain, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bhoolbhulaiya is the most important thing while visiting Bada Imambada. Splendid architecture proves the presence marvellous skill in India. Sound engineering, natural lighting and ventilation are the notables features of the place. And well, quite a few scenes in the Bollywood movie Gadar were shot in this compound. Another reason to visit!

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Thank SaharshChordia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bada imabara is one the best Monuments of Lucknow , it gives the glimpses of the Nawabs era of the Lucknow. Must Visit place for a Visitor.

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Thank manoj k
Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent some hours here and quite liked the place. Guides are very helpful. Fun time was in the lanes of bhool bhulaiya. The entry gate, mosque and around are very picturesque. If you are in Lucknow, should visit this place.

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Thank Pinaki P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really it was a good attraction sight in Lucknow,we went inside along with a guide really it was small narrow path looks all the way are same but not that much tough to come back really it was a nice experience

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Thank Andrea J
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The undisputed numero uno among Lucknow attractions. Massive facade, beautiful decoration, intriguing past and the unbeatable,one and only of its kind... bhoolbhoolayia.

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