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Bara Imambara

Chowk, Lucknow, India
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Ranked #2 of 61 Attractions in Lucknow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Architectural Buildings
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

fun place ... it is historical - beautiful - about a 60-90 min visit a flash light is helpful - bring water - camera - tip for guide is about 200 rs

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Its a Nice and Must Place to Visit While at Lucknow. It Shows the Architectural Marvel of 250 Yrs Old and a Sense of Spirituality. Take Your Time (at least 2 Hours) and gather Energy before visiting here.

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Lucknow, India
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9 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Bara Imambara is famous for its architecture named as Bhul Bhulaiya. You may need a guide to come out of this building because many times you will reach above the same big hall. The most amazing one is that even a fuss sound is audible along the length of the big hall.

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Lucknow, India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Asafi Imambara is a sprawling historical monument it was built by 4th Nawab of Awadh- Nawab Asaf-Ud-Dowhala This was started with a noble cause. During 18th century a devastating famine struck the Awadh Estate, the Nawab thought of a plan to provide food for its starving subjects. He decided to make magnificent buildings which would in turn provide employment to... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This great monument will open the doors of history of Nawabs of Lucknow. It must see location if you are planned to visit Lucknow. You will be surprised to know the architecture value of this marvelous Engineering wonder. There is Bhool bhulaya (The Labyrinth) would be funny thing to do. Have you ever heard that there is tunnel connecting Lucknow... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Good place to visit.It is a Place which reflects Lucknow's rich culture..................................................................................................

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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64 reviews 64 reviews
45 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Its built very beaitufully and probably is the only place in Lucknow to visit. while u go here, u shud also visit bhool bhullaiya, u can take a guide, however if you wana explore dont appoint a guide, even if u get lost u will always have oder bunch of ppl with the guide, so u can follow them ;)... More

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London
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57 reviews 57 reviews
4 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

It is a little more pricey for foreign visitors and if you miss the labyrinth you will be wondering why. The main hall is crumbling and painted in a dodgy mint green colour. There is not much to see. As we were a male and female (my colleague and i) we were forced into having a guide- I assume this... More

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Lucknow, India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

must visit place in lucknow .. should not miss the blul bhullalia ( maze)... do take a guide for it, whispering hall ... and the scenic view from the roof top...

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Jaipur, India
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Its architecture .It was so designed that you can not find your way easily while roaming in the buiding . its is a real piece of design and hard work by those who built it .Maintenance is however not up to the mark .

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