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Blog posts April 2015

Ending on a High: the Shah Najaf Imambada

April 29, 2015

The Shah Najaf Imambada was the final item on my itinerary. Although I had seen quite a few historical buildings I decided to take one final view at these beautiful monuments and their architecture. The Shah Najaf Imambada is among the lesser known monuments of Lucknow but its beauty is no lesser th…

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The Palace of Lights: Chota Imambada, Lucknow

April 24, 2015

Chota Imambara was built by the third Nawab of Lucknow Mohamed Ali Shah in 1838. Although the Chota Imambara and Bada Imambada have similar names they were built during the same era. The Bada Imambada was completed in 1784 and the Chota Imambara was commissioned much later by the Third Nawab. 

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Travel Photo of The Week: Comfort Inn Hotel Lucknow

April 22, 2015

Comfort Inn Hotel Lucknow

Comfort Inn Hotel Lucknow

Though the services were not so great, the rooms were crafted to perfection. Each room was well equipped with all the essentials for a comfortable stay. It was a budgeted hotel and the quality of food was good. The services however can be improved. I would certainly …

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The Gateway to Lucknow: The Rumi Darwaja

April 20, 2015

As I entered into the last leg of my journey I was energized and wanted to see as much as I could before going back home. The busy streets of Purana Lucknow were waiting for me and calling. I had lot of leisurely hours going around the outskirts of the city and then taking long lazy walks in the par…

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A Tribute to the Father of the Constitution: Ambedkar Park

April 16, 2015

The Dr. Ambedkar Park or the Ramabai Ambedkar Park is a very popular tourist destination in Lucknow. It is an extremely modern and well developed park and stands as a symbol of the economic progress of the state of Uttar Pradesh especially that of the city of Lucknow. The city of Lucknow was develop…

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Travel Photo of The Week: Cathedral School Of Lucknow

April 14, 2015

Cathedral School Of Lucknow

Cathedral School Of Lucknow | Image Resource: wikipedia.org

This peculiar structure called out to me. It was so beautifully crafted but it is open only at certain time of the day for public view. I was lucky enough to be there at the right time! The interiors were brilliant and I recommend ev…

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A comfortable stay at Hotel Kamal, Lucknow

April 9, 2015

On reaching Lucknow I went to the Hotel Kamal which I had booked online using a Budget hotels app. The hotel Kamal is a great budget hotel with executive and deluxe rooms which are fully air conditioned. Since, I am single; I do not worry much about luxury hotel stays for me the real fun of a trip i…

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Travel Photo of The Week: La Martiniere College Lucknow

April 7, 2015

La Martiniere College Lucknow

La Martiniere College Lucknow | Image Resource: wikimedia.org

The British style architecture of this building made me open my mouth wide in wonder!. It was so beautifully crafted that I couldn’t help but take my camera out and keep clicking away! I was permitted to check out the library and …

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A day with Wild Beauty: Lucknow Zoological Gardens

April 4, 2015

The Lucknow Zoo or the Prince of Wales zoological gardens are located in the center of city. It is among the oldest cities in Lucknow and can be reached from almost all parts of the city. It was completed in the year 1921 and since then has been extremely popular. Its popularity has increased even m…

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Mahavir Jayanti Wishes

April 2, 2015

Mahavir Jayanti Wishes

Mahavir Jayanti Wishes | Image Resource: funnydam.com

A day of celebration for my Jain friends and I’m wishing them a Happy Mahavir Jayanthi. On these day, legendary years ago, was born a leader, the last Tirthankara, Mahavira to the ruler Siddhartha and Trishala. Let us all join together i…

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