Visit Lucknow - Enjoy The Mughlai Cuisine And Heritage Of Awadh


Lucknow the capital of the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh is noted for its royal heritage of Mughals and Awadhs. The cuisine of Lucknow is one of the tempting features that will pull you towards the city. This city has historical importance for many decades and is also noted for its hospitality. It could be said that this is the cradle of the Hindu Muslim and Sikh cultures that made India great. The amalgamation of various cultures, soft spoken people and rich Urdu literature and the traditional sweetmeats are the symbols of the glorious past.


The official language of the city Hindi though Urdu is also widely spoken. The influence of several emperors has given it the title of the City of Nawabs. It is also called the Golden City of the East and the Constantinople of India. The culture that has been conserved for ages is the real charm of Lucknow though now it has become one of the important centers of aerospace, commerce, pharmaceuticals and tourism.


Lucknow is well connected by road, rail and air network. The Chaudhar Charan Singh International airport is located at a distance of about 20 kilometers from the main city. There are many railway Station in the city and the major one is the Lucknow Railway station at Charbagh. Other important stations are at Amausi, Lucknow City, Daliganj, Malhaur, Dilkhusha, Gomti Nagar, etc. The national highways, NH 24, NH 56, NH 28 and NH 25 pass through this city and so reaching the place through road is also fairly easy.


Some of the tourist attractions worth visiting here are Bara Imambara and Bhool Bhulaiya, Rumi Darwaza, Chhota Imambara, Husainabad Clock Tower, Ruins of the Lucknow Residency and Museum, Ram Krishna Math, Botanical Garden, Buddha Park, Shaheed Smarak, Ambedkar Memorial, Globe Park and Crocodile Sanctuary.


Lucknow is famous for hand embroidered Chikan dresses. These dresses are made both for men and women and are available at all price ranges. This is one of the must buy items during your Lucknow visit. You can get a best bargain at the Nishtaganj, Aminabad Market or Hazratganj Market. However avoid going to Hussain Ganj where the same products are priced very high. You can also shop some electronic goods at cheaper prices.


The Mughal delicacies are served in hotels around Aminabad and old Chowk. If you are want to taste these non-vegetarian tikkas and kebabs these are the right places to go and you will find the great taste lingering in your taste buds for long. The Seekh Kababs, Boti Kababs and Biriyanis are really mouthwatering with their rich aroma and taste. The red Kashmiri tea and ice creams of unique flavors are other treats of Lucknow.


Though there are many good hotels here that offer you various facilities at reasonable prices, it is better to book them in advance to avoid last minute searches. Obviously a good Lucknow travel guide will help you in this regard. Spotting good Lucknow hotels and Lucknow restaurants will make your stay much smoother. 

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