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Address: La Martiniere Road | La Martiniere College, Lucknow, India
Phone Number: +91 522 223 5415

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Magnificent building, accurately restored

Summer palace of Maj General Claude Martin, born in Lyons, France. Turned into a college per his will. Magnificent building accurately restored. Houses one of the best schools in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2016
Iliketravel101010
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

Summer palace of Maj General Claude Martin, born in Lyons, France. Turned into a college per his will. Magnificent building accurately restored. Houses one of the best schools in India

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Hi .. i saw that this was mentioned twice.. please dont get confused.. constantia house is actually in lamartiniere.. These are not two separate attractions.. But worth visiting if u have a couple of hours to spend..

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Thank Ujjwal S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Constantia house has awesome architecture on building, many stories abound around this awesome building,

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Thank Manvendra77
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

A school that is in a grand palace! A summer retreat for a journeyman who made a name for himself away from home, then willed it to be transformed into an educational institution after his death.

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Thank RaviDeva16
Jaipur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

The building is now a school and called La Martiniere.the school was founded by Frenchman in eighteenth century. Now a very prestigious institution.

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Uttarkashi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Many stories abound around this beautiful building. The most bizarre is that the statues on top of the building come alive at night and dance. Many ghost stories also are attributed to this place. It is a very imposing edifice and one of the landmarks of Lucknow.

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Barabanki, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

worth a visit can be seen once ...mainly its now turned into college so not many go there to see it...

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India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

By far the best maintained historical building in Lucknow of the Nawab era now housing a great educational institution.

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We couldn't go in because it had shut for the day but even from the outside, it is breathtaking. From its sweeping driveway to the lions and other beast carved into the facade, this building is a lustrous remnant of the Raj. Go before 4 p.m. to see the inside.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

This place at this time is a school, and therefore I went there with fairly low expectations, but how wrong I was. The campus and the building is packed with history and building itself is very beautiful. Must visit in Lucknow.

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