Daily Archives: October 28, 2015


St. Francis College – Premier Educational Institution in Lucknow for Boys

The St. Francis College is a premier boys-only senior secondary private school situated at Shahnajaf Road in Hazratganj. The institution is more than 125 years old and exudes immense charm of Anglo architectural finesse. The college was established by the Catholic Diocese of Lucknow, which is a charitable religious organization. The institution was founded in […]


Bidri and Zarbuland: The Fascinating Metallic Art

The charm and richness of the heritage of the historic city of Lucknow have been the characteristic of the city since ages. The royal culture, cuisine and craft, all deserve a special mention for being the highlight of the city. During all these years, Lucknow has not only carried the lineage forward but has also […]


Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary- Nature at its Best

  The mysteries of nature have always intrigued the human race that constantly strives to unearth the hidden secrets of the world. An excursion to a wildlife sanctuary can take us closer to this world and refresh our senses from the monotony of everyday life. India has number of renowned wildlife sanctuaries with flora and […]


Pleasure Trips around Lucknow: Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary

With the onset of winters in Lucknow, the city begins to feel the need to go out and celebrate the seasonal change. The ideal time to go on a pleasure trip is the time when the pink winters just begin to set the mood. One of the closest and most sought after destination for Lucknowites […]


Mushairas and Lucknow city 1

In today’s world, people have numerous entertainment options to choose from. Right from excursion trips to picnics, movies to discos, the choices are numerous and wide-ranging. However, in the olden times, entertainment was all about social gatherings or Mehfils that were organised with Urdu poetry recitations and Ghazal renditions for amusement. The “Mehfils” gave birth […]


Lucknow ka Jashn-e-Virasat: Lucknow Mahotsav

India is known for its diverse culture. Every city in the country has a unique feel and energy that captures the very essence of it. Lucknow is one such city that has an authentic Nawabi feel to it and a distinctive energy coupled with the leisurely approach so synonymous with the city. Lucknowites love to call themselves […]


Naimisharanya

Lucknow city has a history of Mughal and Nawabi dominance which was predominantly Muslim. It is interesting to note that the Nawabs of Awadh too, followed the style of Akbar, the secular Mughal King, to place their trust in the Hindus for a solid foundation to their empire. The Nawabs are said to have raised and […]


The Majestic Kothis of Lucknow

The architecture of Lucknow city has won world-wide recognition and fame for the city. The place is rich in cultural and architectural heritage so much so that it has become an intrinsic partof the city and its people. The regal charm of Lucknow is fuelled by the royal construction and architecture that gives the city […]