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Lucknow

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Golden City of India

A traditionally cultural city with peculiar architecture and a blend of civilizations, Lucknow offers popular sightseeing of a number of historic monuments. Most tours of Lucknow start with major palace complexes, Hindu temples, and mosques along the southern bank of the Gomti River. An important administrative seat throughout history, Lucknow played home to many Persia-loving Nawabs during the Mughal rule, as well a large contingent of British residents. Explore the city's beautiful gardens and traditional streets, then cap off your day at one of the restaurants in the Hazratganj area, where the special Awadhi cuisine has been raised to a fine art under royal patronage. Many pubs and clubs around the city provide good relaxation spots. Lucknow is in Lucknow District. Use our India online road trip planner to arrange the hows, wheres, and whens of your trip to Lucknow.
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Where to stay in Lucknow

Ranging from luxury to budget, Lucknow offers a wide variety of lodgings. Good mid-range hotels lie in the central part of the city between the railway station and Gomati River, while luxurious parkside options are on the opposite bank. Charbagh railway station area has a number of low-budget facilities. For deluxe hotels, look in Hazratganj, DM Compound Colony, and Husainganj. Shoestring travelers have a choice of economical guesthouses, offering easy access to sightseeing and shopping.
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