Chota Imambara

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: Daulatganj, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226003, India
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  • Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-5223303030
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Mosque, Water Body, Historical Site, Monument, Family And Kids

This beautiful building was built in 1837-40 by Nawab Muhammad Ali Shah. It is also known as the Husainabad Imambara. The whole place is beautifully decked up like a pretty bride. Attractive chandeliers brought in from Belgium are one of the major point of interests to the place. The golden dome, silver throne and gold-edged mirrors add to the extravagant prettiness of the place. The graves are cornered with railings and covered in pashmina. There’s a stupendous monument akin to the Taj Mahal which is a supporting building. There’s a water tank with supporting buildings on either side. Some interesting building on either side is the “Shahi Hamam” or Royal Baths. The place is also graced with a beautiful mosque inside it.

  • Owing to its historical importance, it is expected of people to not cause any damage to the place, in any which way.
  • Soft spoken, well mannered guides are available to take you to a trip to the whole place at a nominal price.

  • 300 INR for foreigners
  • 25 INR for Indian tourists

  • The above timings ply for all days of the week.
  • Please visit the official website to know the schedule of the place on festivals and special occasions.

  • Bus: Mishra Bus Service and Jaiswal Bus Service are the nearby bus stations to this place.
  • Auto: Auto and Rickshaw services are available nearby

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  • Chota Imambara Address: Daulatganj, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226003, India
  • Chota Imambara Contact Number: +91-5223303030
  • Chota Imambara Timing: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Chota Imambara Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Chota Imambara(preferred time): 09:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Chota Imambara: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 92.31% of people who visit Lucknow include Chota Imambara in their plan

  • 74.32% of people start their Chota Imambara visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Chota Imambara

Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday

86.76% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chota Imambara

People normally club together Bara Imambara and Chowk while planning their visit to Chota Imambara.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Very beautiful and peaceful place for visit if you are coming to Lucknow please must visit this place spend some time and enjoy the beauty of this place. Lots of interesting things inside the Imambara. Atmosphere is very good and people also very friendly.

  • This historical monument has a beautiful exterior and exquisite interior. It lives up to its name of "palace of lights". Warning: the toilet is rather rundown and the on-site guide doesn't speak English well and has a peculiar temperament

  • this is a very good place one must visit this place it has its own beauty and Glory this place is related to the history of India and gives motivation to the Travellers and tell them about the culture and heritage of India we must be proud on this monument because nothing can come in between we and our patriotism I think the reason behind this monuments is to unite every Indian and see every religion in form of a United body named as India. every Indian must feel proud to have this monument on his land and he or she whatever religion follows, will not opened for the existence of this monument with these words I expect you to visit there and feel every word I have said thank you very much.

  • It’s a very interesting rich in Mughal history place but yet again the maintenance of such places which are a national heritage should be maintained otherwise it seems like a dirty old place not worth visiting. When we entered there was distinct foul smell coming from the fountain pond there where the water was so dirty that even flies and mosquitoes were flying in flocks these things can become hazardous and become breeding grounds for dengue and other diseases The management needs to take much more care of the cleanliness of such historical monuments.

  • Such a very beautifull and peace area. You may get food stuff easily.. attractive place

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