Category Archives : Lucknow Landmarks

Important places, buildings, ganjs and baghs of lucknow.


The Chandrika Devi temple in Lucknow

Lucknow is known as the city of Nawabs and the city has been known for its secular culture that was introduced and promoted in the city by the Nawabs. The culture and the heritage of the city has been every Lakhnawi’s pride and the city folks can be seen celebrating all the religious festivals with […]


Picture of entrance to Oudh gymkhana club lucknow

Clubs in Lucknow: The Changing Face of Entertainment

Lucknowites like to live up to the name of the city of Nawabs by leading a life, full of leisure and entertainment, just like the Nawabs of the bygone era. Keeping up with the tradition, Lucknowites are always on a lookout for a new sources or destinations for entertainment. Entertainment has undergone a revamp in […]


Pari Khana: The Hub of Cultural Activities during the Nawabi Reign

Lucknow was considered the cultural capital of northern India during the Nawabi era. The Nawabs used to enjoy the traditional Ghazals and Nazms sung by accomplished singers in their courtrooms and reputed Kathak dancers are said to have impressed the Nawabs with their artistic dance moves. With their appealing grace and charm, the courtesans, who […]


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 […]


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 […]


Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences

The Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) is the leading medical institute located in the city of Lucknow. It is considered the apex research and development medical institute of India. SGPGIMS provides state-of-the-art medical services to the people of this nation. The institute was formed in 1983 after the recommendation of Late […]


Lucknow and its Delectable Mithayis 

On a visit to the historical city of Nawabs, You just cannot overlook the vast variety of flavorful mithayis available in the city.  While Lucknow is very popular for its rich Awadhi cuisine including the likes of biryani, kebabs and kormas, you will be delighted to explore different varieties of attractive and tasty mithayis that […]


Research Avenues in Lucknow city

The presence of a large number of educational and research institutes in any city are indicators of the opportunities people have for higher education and employment. Research is one such field of education and work that offers ample growth prospects. Lucknow city has been a centre for research since it houses a number of national […]


Picture of an imposing building at King George's Medical University (kgmu) Lucknow.

Colleges for Higher Education in Lucknow

The state of Uttar Pradesh has a long history of learning and education although the tradition of learning was mostly confined to the elite class and the religious establishments. With rapid advancements in the field of computer technology and the increasing globalization the need for good colleges of higher education in Lucknow gave way to […]