Category Archives : Lucknow Shopping


The Growing Mall Culture in Lucknow

Going for an outing to enjoy the typical Awadhi shaam (evening) doing nothing but window shopping in the Victorian walkways of Hazratganj or ‘Ganjing” as it is popularly known  is like a custom in Lucknow, the city of Nawabs. For long, Hazratganj has been one of the favoured destinations for the evening walks through the marketplace. However, in the […]

Picture of the Sahara Ganj Mall Lucknow

Picture of the Sahara Ganj Mall Lucknow

The Various Malls of Lucknow

The city of Nawabs, Lucknow is experiencing a paradigm shift in the lifestyle and buying behaviour of the people owing to the growing number of malls in the city. Just like the other metro cities of India, Lucknow is not keeping behind as far as mall culture goes. In fact the shopping spree of Lucknowites […]


Enlightening Libraries and Book Markets of Lucknow

    Lucknow city is known as much for its rich heritage as it is for the love of Lakhnawis to preserve their heritage. The stories about the “Pehle Aap” tehzeeb of the city may have been made out, but, the dialect of its residents still carries the special ingredients of “adab” and “lehaaz”. The […]


A picture of zardozi artisans at work in lucknow

Zardozi of Lucknow – An exquisite embellishment

Lucknow has achieved the feat of being a city that scores well on four pertinent C’s: Culture, Cuisine, Craft and Creativity. Lucknow has garnered attention for being a city that has been either the hometown or thriving ground for a number of factors, be it the sophisticated culture, the craft of Chikankari and Zardozi, the […]


Chinhat Pottery- The exquisite art of pottery making 1

In India, pottery making is an art common to almost every part of the country. Every state has its own unique art of pottery making be it the “Blue Pottery” of Rajasthan, the “Terracotta” of Madhya Pradesh or the “Chinhat Pottery” of Uttar Pradesh. Every form of pottery is uniquely creative and unequivocally beautiful as […]

Picture of pottery work on roadside display at Lucknow.

A picture of a chikan kurta with heavy work.

Adorn your Persona with Exquisite Chikankari of Lucknow

Chikankari of Lucknow All of us inadvertently tend to form opinions about a stranger based predominantly on his dressing style and sense. The way you dress up surely speaks volumes about your personality. Branded clothes do have their own appeal, but the presence of some form of indigenous craft in clothing has its own charm. The […]


The Glittering Gadbadjhala in Aminabad Lucknow

Gadbadjhala! The peculiar name says it all. The name hints at the fact that all that glitters is not gold. The prices of the glittering jewelry on display at this particular shopping destination in the city will stump you. The small market in Aminabad is dedicated to imitation jewelry designs that will make you believe they […]

An aerial view picture of Aminabad market in Lucknow India

A picture of M G Road, Hazratganj Lucknow

The Restyling of Hazratganj 1

  Hazratganj is not only a market, it is representative of an era that still continues to allure the Lucknowites and non-Lucknowites alike. An evening spent in Hazratganj will definitely take you closer to the essence and charisma of the Nawabi city, Lucknow. Every city carries a unique charm and essence, an air about its […]


Love Lane – The Heart of Hazratganj 5

Any historical city in the world stands out because of its heritage, culture, cuisine, languages, dialects, people and the typical style of living. Lucknow city, a unique concoction of all such factors is also a representative of the British influence that makes Lucknow a well-known city on the map of Indian tourism. Lucknow’s Hazratganj, the […]

A picture of love-lane at hazratganj in lucknow

A Day in Aminabad

Lucknow is a city famous for its culture, cuisine and costumes. Right from the Lakhnawi tehzeeb and tunday kebabs to the artistic chikankari, you will find it all very enthralling and appealing. It is a city where you can discover some of the most delicious foods to eat and find some of the most beautiful […]