Chota Imambara

Currently Closed
  • Address: Daulatganj, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226003, India
    Map
  • 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

Chota Imambara - Review

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 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

Love this? Explore the entire list of things to do in Lucknow before you plan your trip.

Fancy a good night's sleep after a tiring day? Check out where to stay in Lucknow and book an accommodation of your choice.

TripHobo Highlights for Chota Imambara

  • 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
  • Try the best online travel planner to plan your travel itinerary!
  • Plan a Trip to Chota Imambara using our free Lucknow Trip Planner
  • Explore Lucknow itineraries created by fellow travellers
Are you associated with this business? Get in Touch

Things to Know Before Visiting Chota Imambara

  • 92.74% 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

Chota Imambara Trips

Chota Imambara, Lucknow Reviews

Google+
  • Chhota Imambara is one of the most beautiful and attractive building in the old city of Lucknow in U.P India. It also overlook an artificial lake and houses portraits of nawabs. Lovely palace for the attentive of history.

  • This is really awesome... Means its so much peace here. Inside you can't take pictures because its not allowed but you can take outside

  • Nice place to spend quality time in the family and friends who have been so busy with work and school Take tourist to explore the full knowledge of that place He explained everything regarding historical importance and the events occurred next to here It's a tourist attractions to watch the method of construction of this chota Imambara There is lovely gardens and pond There is something that is not found anywhere else Some monuments of Muslims are placed here which is used in some holy function day

  • Lovely place for those who are interested in history. It has a maze which is awesome and cannot be crossed without a guide's help.

  • Chota Imambara was built by Muhammad Ali Shah in 1837 It has a gilded golden dome & interiors designed with arabic glass work, calligraphy, Belgium chandeliers, colourful stuccos, gilt-edged mirrors It has five doorways, two halls. Shehnasheen is a platform where the Zarih of Imam Husain is kept. Azakhana is a large green & white bordered hall with decorated chandeliers & crystal glass lamp-stands.  Tomb of Muhammad Ali Shah, four other graves are found inside Husainabad Mosque can be found inside the main monument

Read all reviews