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Bara Imambara, Lucknow

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Monument
Built in the 18th century, Bara Imambara remains a major place of worship for Shia Muslims. After walking through two enormous gateways, you'll enter a courtyard dominated by a grand mosque. Stand inside the huge central hall to discover one of the world's largest vaulted galleries, made of interlocking bricks with no extra structural support. You can also walk through the famed "Bhulbhulaiya," an intricate network of narrow tunnels leading to a rooftop balcony with panoramic views. Think about paying a guide to ensure you don't get lost within this massive complex. Using our world travel planner, Lucknow attractions like Bara Imambara can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It is big and bhul-bhulaiya look. It is a mosque but inside that mosque many same things but its looking soo scary becoz many people told that it is a bhul-bhuliyia and it is true. Many people visitin...  more »
  • Well I've heard a lot about bara imambara, or bhulbulaya as it is more popularly called.. However i found it a bit disappointing. It is poorly managed and stinky at places. The building and architectu...  more »
  • If in Lucknow, you must visit this amazing monument. They have kept it in very nice condition. Absolutely astonishing in terms of architecture.  more »
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  • Wonderful place of historical importance. Pilgrimage for Shiaite Muslims. Great Architecture and view. Guides are not professional.
  • It's a religious building, hire a guide for better experience and knowledge. Bhool bhulaiya was good, get to know about ancient design and science behind beautiful structure of this 4 storied building...
  • One the great piece of attraction for architecture and design. Has its own significance in history.
  • What a wonderful place. Worth the visit. Take the time to see every building in this vast compound.
  • It's such a beautiful place that u will short of words when you'll be asked to Describe this place .... I luv this place !! 💖😘😘😉😄😊