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Address: Chowk, Lucknow, India

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walk the heritage of engineering

it is a walk of the heritage engineering done about 500years back by Nawabs of Lucknow. must experience buliding if you visit Lucknow. and when you visit it only then you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Amritsar, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Nothing much to see here. It should have been maintained in a better way. Guides charge hell lot of money.

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Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

it is a walk of the heritage engineering done about 500years back by Nawabs of Lucknow. must experience buliding if you visit Lucknow. and when you visit it only then you understand ....jisko na de Maula, usko de Asifudaula...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Only the 'guides' are a pain. Be careful when picking one and clarify what you are paying for else he will disappear midway leaving you stranded in the labyrinth. You can get out of course but its disconcerting. Great photo ops inside. Its cool even in the mid-day heat. The mosque next to it is really pretty but be discreet... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Bara Imambaara , is one of the major attractions in Lucknow, i believe it is one of the most beautiful piece of architecture in the country and must be visited. bara Imambara has its unique construction style and elements. The labriyanth is one of the largest in the country. The step well though it is blocked is also an interesting... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The structure is grandiose and their stories are fabulous...and when tour guide tells tales of past in an interesting way, one is transported back in time, in that bygone era of kings and queens, of loyalty and back stabbing... Pros: 1. Picture perfect backdrop 2. Amazing architecture...marvellous 3. Garden is well maintained 4. Bhool bhulaiya is interesting...what a planning! 5.... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Bara Imambara is the only visitable place in Lucknow. The huge Imambara of bygone era, the baoli and star attraction 'Bhul-bhulaiya' are a few things within the Imambara which are not to be missed. Though a major part of the Bara Imambara is closed for renovation, yet the imposing architeture and nawabi feel of the place, is worth a visit!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

It's one of the heritage construction belongs to pre independent regime of Indian history. It was worth spending whole day in these group of buildings. Mainly construction was indo Persian architecture which is an eye feast for tourists. Better take guide along with entry ticket for four buildings. Carry food with you and have a great time.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

One of the must visit places in Lucknow. Enjoy the labyrinth, the baoli and the views. Take a tonga after the visit.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

built by Asaf-ud-Daula, Nawab of Lucknow, in 1784. it is a grandest heritage buildings of Lucknow, famous bhool bhullaiya and the "Shahi Baoli" is inside it. beautiul garden with a historical, cultural and heritage bulding.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

This buildings might be interesting for a lot of people, but 500 Rs for non-indians seems to be overpriced compared to what you get. I wasn't even so amazed by the maze... Nice view from the top.

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