Chota Imambara, Lucknow
About Chota Imambara, Lucknow
Chota Imambara, Lucknow - Address, Phone Number
Address: Daulatganj, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226003
Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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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.
Chota Imambara Information
- 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.
Chota Imambara Ticket Prices
- 300 INR for foreigners
- 25 INR for Indian tourists
Chota Imambara Opening and Closing Hours
- 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.
How To reach Chota Imambara by Public Transport
- 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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Great place, after visiting the bara imambara go for this one Amazing history and abscond piece of facts are presented by the guides, A holy place Inside it, contains all the beautifully designed tazia commemorating the sacrifice of HUSSAIN n the war. Contains the mausoleum of Nawab his mother and the daughter of Nawab. The walls are engraved and encoded with aayat from "THE HOLY QURAN"
Chota Imambara is an imposing monument located in the city of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. Built as an imambara or a congregation hall for Shia Muslims, by Muhammad Ali Shah, the third Nawab of Awadh in 1838, it was to serve as his own mausoleum and his mother, who is buried beside him. It's a very nice place near the Husainabad Clock tower. The building also contains the Shahi Hammam and the mausoleum of the daughter of Nawab Asaf ud daula.
Beautiful monument, amazing architecture. Gem of all the buildings constructed during Nawabi period. Crown of Nawab is also displayed here for public.
Beautiful well maintained nice Heritage and historical building near Chowk Lucknow. Beautiful old jhumar and taji can be seen in this moment Chhota Imambara. The ticket which was purchased in Bada Imambara is valid for in Chota Imambara to for the same date so visit in same date Bada Imambara and Chota Imambara in one ticket in same date.
It is good place but you must go to bhool bhulaiya it is awesome