Chota Imambara

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: Daulatganj, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226003, India
  • 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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  • 92.76% 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
  • An awesome place showing rich culture of Lucknow city. It showcases the great architecture and houses a beautiful environment. You will surely love this place.

  • It's an old place in the heart of Lucknow. Its a Muslim religious place. Mostly dedicated to Shia clerics. It has Mughal architecture and has prayer halls and labyrinth which are worth watching. The ticket for Indians is for 50 rupees. For children below 7 years half of this price. For foreign tourists it's 500, a tour guide is recommended if you are visiting labyrinth. It's very easy to get lost in it. Only an experienced person can help you get out. It's fun time with family. Tour guides take extra money for their service around 100 rupees for a batch of Indian visitors. The place is not well lit in the evening. No electric bulbs and source of light so prefer to visit couple of hours ahead of sunset, it's difficult to navigate internals of labyrinth in dark as it has steep steps. The place would be much better if it's maintained by properly. Old building is falling at places. Walls chipping away. Colors fading. I would call it a one time visit.

  • Best memorable place which is came with our ancient times ....nice place and tourist love to visit again and again here .....there is mystery of king and queen and also the British empire history for this place

  • Best place to visit in childhood spend here by visiting on weekends.☺️

  • None of this place begins to give this place, I have not seen the beautiful place with this in my life, what is the matter that the first thing that is beautiful from the inside as it is as such a workmark of the inside and not. There will be a heart of Lucknow City

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