The Capital city of Uttar Pradesh is often described as City of Nawabs. Lucknow is a pristine and multicultural tourist destination. The city primarily flourished during the 19th century as a cultural center under the reign of Nawabs of Awadh. The city has several historical monuments, architectural wonders, cuisines and can be enjoyed by going using cabs from Agra to Lucknow.
The list of must visit places in Lucknow are -
Bara Imambara- Bara Imambara is an Urdu word where the word Bara means big and Imambara means the shrine. The name refers to a shrine built by Nawab Asaf-ud-daula in 1784 and it is one of the largest buildings in Lucknow. Guarding the tomb of Asaf-ud-Daula, the area also includes a mosque and a Labyrinth (bhool bhulaiya). The Imambara is a must visit and intercity cabs from Agra to Lucknow can be booked for a travel.
Chota Imambada- The Chota Imambara was built by Nawab Muhammad Shah Ali and the complex also is also the tomb of the Nawab. Right beside the complex is the Satkhanda, an unfinished observatory. The Nawab wanted to construct a tower as tall as the Qutab Minar and is like the Leaning Tower of Pisa in design. Online taxi services from Agra to Lucknow can be availed for planning a trip to Chota Imambara.
Lucknow Zoo- Lucknow Zoo is also known as Prince of Wales Zoological Park. The zoo was built in 1921 during the arrival of Prince of Wales and has various species of birds, animals and reptiles. The zoo is well known for breeding endangered species like White Tiger, Hog deer and Indian Wolf. Plan a visit to the zoo, book Outstation Taxi from Agra to Lucknow.
Hazratganj- It is the traditional Indian bazaar that has several shops that sell items ranging from handicrafts, handloom, restaurants, movie theatres and a library. Online taxi booking from Agra to Lucknow is easily available. After the First War of Independence in 1857, the British took over the city and Hazratganj was redesigned looking same as the London's Queen Street. Many Mughal style buildings were demolished and new European structures came up.
Rumi Darwaza- Rumi Darwaza is also known as Turkish Gate. It was built in 1784 by Nawab Asaf-ud-daula. The monument is a gigantic gateway that has Awadhi Style architecture. The darwaza is the entrance to the old city of Lucknow and the design of the monument is often compared to Roman architecture. Visit the place using low fare taxi from Agra to Lucknow.