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Address: Lucknow, India
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7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Dont forget to visit this place if you are in Lucknow

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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kolkata
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

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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Lucknow, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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24 reviews
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This place is HUGE and FULL OF HISTORY! SO make sure you have time on your hands before you go. We had a flight to catch and being a summer afternoon... not a very good time to go. There's a little museum inside. Photography is not allowed. and the staff is as uncooperative as they can possibly be. But if... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The Residency compound has been left pretty well as it was after the siege during the Mutiny which led to so much of it being destroyed. It is a very poignant reminder of the turbulent times in which the British Raj was forged and consolidated, and its cost in lives both British and Indian. While we were in Lucknow, we... More 

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Chandigarh, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

nice place The Residency is a group of several building in a common precinct. The Residency now exists in ruins and is located in the heart of the city, in vicinity of other monuments like Shaheed Smarak, Tehri Kothi and High Court Building.

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

I was born and brought up in Lucknow. Besides the ethos of the Nawabi era of Lucknow , there is a definite stamp of the British Raj on the city of Lucknow. The city being a residence of the British Resident who ruled the province of Awadh after snatching power from the last Nawab - Wajid Ali Shah. Lucknow also... More 

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Manipal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

it is one of the favorite picnic spots for the people living in lucknow since decades. A nice place to spend an evening and people interested in modern history.

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Address: 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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