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Address: Chowk, Lucknow, India

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best ever food. people those who are non veg n biryani lover must be there. food is delicious. be there any time and enjoy food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I guess Bara Imambara is okay, but in my opinion, its not even close to Shahi Imambara in almost every respect except food.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

It is not great as Shahi Imambara. But lot of old ornaments are there to see. Lot of gift and lighting items from king's time are also there. Try to go in evening time, you can see very great lightening effects.One of the best thing was a model of Taj Mahal in a flask made from Elephant tooth.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

best ever food. people those who are non veg n biryani lover must be there. food is delicious. be there any time and enjoy food.

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Bhubaneswar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

If in Lucknow, Bada Imambara is a must visit... You can have a look to the nawabi architectural designs of monuments, diferrent kinds of lamps and other things used by ancient nawabs there. There is a bhool bhulaiya.. its said that the king had 100 queens.. so he made that bhool bhulaiya tas rooms for 100 queens. You must visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Architectural marvel.Amazing place to visit. Enticing and enchanting nawabi monuments for mourning..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Nice place, guide is needed for bhool bulaiyya, can be done also without guide but only if you have lots of time at your disposal.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is one place i like in lucknow. It has something called as "Bhool Bhuliya",a major attraction. Rest be with guide he will explain you all.

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

An historical monument enveloped in legends and myths, one of the most beautiful monuments in Lucknow with many stories and beliefs Bara Imambara encompasses you as soon as you enter the main gate Constructed in 1784 by nawab Asafuddaula central hall of the monument is renowned for its is structural importance its One of the largest and most distinctly arched... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

It is a weird place if you visit with a guide. The guide will say weird things which are untrue. Like, if you go down the stairs yiu will reach the terrace. if you go up the stairs you will end up on the ground floor! there are other fascinating scientific things there that you should visit. The BhoolBhulaiya, The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This place is must do for all the people who come here. I had the special joy of being with a 3 generation Punjabi family during the tour. Every room has a special history behind it. The best part is that the guides actually know the place inside-out. Though they might be a little expensive, they're definitely worth it cause... More 

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Address: Address: Chowk, Lucknow, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Lucknow

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