A multicultural tourist spot, Lucknow is a city known for its artistic excellence and cultural diversity in the northern part of India. The city evolved and flourished during the 18th and 19th centuries while the city was ruled by Nawabs of Awadh. It has been tagged as the 2nd largest city located in North India with historical monuments, architectural wonders, and amazing cuisines describing the class in its name. .
When in Lucknow, here are some of the things that you can do in the city
1-Get close to nature at Lucknow Zoo:
After it was opened to the public in the year 1921, the Lucknow Zoo has successfully attracted about 1,156,267+ visitors every year. The zoo is also known by the name, Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Gardens. When visiting this zoo, you will comes across 102 varieties of species which includes the Asiatic Lion, White Bengal Tiger, Royal Bengal Tiger, Swamp Deer, Silver Pheasant and many more. You can get updated with Lucknow Zoo timings by visiting the official website.
2-Entertain yourself at Anandi Water Park:
Anandi Water Park is host to fun programs as well as events that are often organized for the visitors to keep them engaged and entertained while they have fun at the collection of fun rides that can be found in this park. The best thing about this water park is the nominal fee they charge for providing you access to this adventure land. Apart from the water heaven that it is, Anandi Water Park is also surrounded by lush greenery which often draws the attention of the visitors.
3-Heritage Walk through the major attractions of Lucknow:
Lucknow is a major chapter in the history of India with streets and corners paved with the story of freedom fighters, Mughals, royal families, etc. Try a visit to the place named “Chowk” in Lucknow which is among the oldest districts located in Lucknow.
The Chowk is a beautiful treasure trove that is a perfect depiction of the vibrant culture of Lucknow city both from the past as well as the present. As you walk by, admire the mosques and shrines decked with impeccable craftsmanship like Chhota Imambara which is an ornate of gold-plated domes along with some intricately calligraphed consoles adorning the structure.
4-Binge eat at the culinary capital:
Indians have always had the upper hand when it comes to culinary skills and “The Roti Prata House” gives you all the more reasons to keep your head high with the amazingly crafted delicacies that can uplift your senses with immense pleasure. Lucknow is celebrated for its Awadhi and Mughlai cuisines that make up for a major part of the north Indian range of dishes.
5-Shop for beautiful embroidery:
When in Lucknow, make sure you remember to bring home some beautiful pieces of clothes with the perfect Chikankari embroidery. Get the classic white kurti or a piece of the beautifully crafted sareer that is sure to make you fall in love with Lucknow every time you wear it. The art originated in Lucknow about 400 years ago and still dominates a major part of the textile industry. Get to know more about the local textile markets at Nerds Travel.
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