Daily Archives: October 20, 2015

Welcome to the City of Nawabs: The Captivating Charbagh Railway Station

Lucknow, rightly called “Bagho’n ka Shehar” boasts of many localities having been suffixed “bagh” (Urdu for garden). Though not many of those baghs remain, the city continues to remember those places by the name of the baghs that had been. Charbagh, a locality towards the south of Lucknow, was known for the four gardens that […]

Picture of the Charbagh Railway Station at Lucknow.

Picture of Christmas Eve decoration at the Cathedral Lucknow

Premier CBSE Board Institutions in Lucknow

Lucknow, the hub of learning and education, can be credited with having produced some of the finest brains in the field of medicine, engineering, research, computer technology, administration and so on since ages. The presence of top grade national level educational institutions such as King George Medical College, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Central Drug […]

The Majestic Appeal of Jama Masjid in Lucknow

      Ancient legacy, culture and rich customs glorify the charm of a particular place. Indian cities such as Hyderabad, Jaipur, Delhi, and Lucknow have a rich past and glorious culture. The historical monuments of a city present an insight into the wonderful past of these places. The Char Minar in Hyderabad, Hawa Mahal […]

picture of jama masjid at lucknow

Lucknow – The Hub of Various Cultural Activities

The history of the highly cultured and exotic Lucknow with all the grandeur, pomp and the synonymous romantic Shaam-e-Awadh (evenings of Awadh) actually dates back to 1775 AD when Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula, the fourth Nawab, moved the capital of Awadh from Faizabad to Lucknow. Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula changed the architectural outline of Lucknow with the establishment of […]

Mouthwatering Chaat, Kachori, Imarti and Lassi to Explore in Lucknow  

Lucknow is known for its generous hospitality, rich culture, and the renowned Mughlai food. Not many know that the city of Nawabs boasts of some of the finest snacking joints serving Kachori, Chaat, Samose, Imarti, Jalebi, Puri Sabzi and Lassi. While these gastronomic delights can satisfy your taste buds generously on your next visit to […]

Firangi Mahal’s Role in India’s Freedom Struggle against the British

Lucknow, the city of culture, arts and rich history, had a major role to play in India’s freedom struggle against the British oppression. Renowned personalities such as Josh Malihabadi, Kaifi Azmi, Sulaiman Nadvi, and Abdul Bari of Firangi Mahal are just few of the personalities who have not only excelled in their literary and educational […]