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Address: Lucknow, India
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Ruins having great historic importance!

The place is now all ruins, which was once one of the places where our 1st freedom fight was fought in 1857. Till now, you can find large holes in the walls made by canyons during... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Bhubaneswar, India
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Siliguri, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The place is of high historical value. For modern historians this place is of prime importance. Just like the Imambara, this place too has played a very important role in the history of Lucknow and cultural heritage. It makes for a great place where you can take a lot of photos. You'll also find a lot of photographers who come... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The place is a paradise of lovers and couples wanting loneliness and ease of sitting hand in hands. But for one time goers this can give you an idea of war between Britishers and our soldiers.

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Bhubaneswar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The place is now all ruins, which was once one of the places where our 1st freedom fight was fought in 1857. Till now, you can find large holes in the walls made by canyons during the fight. There is a graveyard in the backside where the British soldiers were buried. There is a museum too, where you can find... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The British Residency is a memorial, a piece of history, a beautiful and peaceful place and perfect to spend a few hours walking around, sitting and talking, wondering about the past. The entire complex houses remains of several buildings that were part of the original British residency before the mutiny of 1857. It also houses a Museum on the Mutiny,... More 

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kolkata
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The forts and the quarters therein will give you an essence of pre-Independence days and the struggle by our fellow-countrymen to free it from the Britishers - you'll even see the bullet-marks on walls. At least a couple of hours is needed to see all corners. I liked this place a lot.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

The Residency, with its manicured lawns and relics of the British Raj is a must see for every visitor to Lucknow. But one should go in the evenings or in winter to avoid the strong sunshine.

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Lucknow, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is an old monument showing the mutiny of 1857.Number cannon holes can be seen on the walls of Residency .Place is about 10 kms from main charbagh Railway station .Hired vehicles are easily available .It is open daily A museum is also there .

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Lucknow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

British residency takes you to an era of 1857 .The old monument takes you on a historical journey.You can still find the holes on walls caused by bullet firings and the underground hiding places There is a big garden inside and a walk track too.In evening time you may find may people walking around.Love birds are also visible most of... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a must visit place in Lucknow for all history buffs. It contains ruins of the erstwhile residency of the British Resident in Lucknow. This place is now maintained by the ASI and finds favour with local lovebirds seeking solitude as well as tourists looking for a piece of history.

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great place for Historical buffs and specially interested with the past British Raj in India....Structures are very well maintained and every corner has something to tell you about history.

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Address: Lucknow, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Lucknow
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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