Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Lucknow

Lucknow is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Lucknow one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Lucknow is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Lucknow or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Lucknow. Explore the historical monuments of Lucknow with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Lucknow guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Lucknow page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Lucknow with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Bara Imambara

    #1 of 15 Historical Places in Lucknow
    Bara Imambara

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Architecture , Tunnel

    Address: Bara Imambara (Main Building), Machchhi Bhavan, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226003

    Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This magnificent building was built in the year 1784 as part of a major relief project for a famine that hit the city. Constructed by Asaf-ud-Daula, it also called Asfi Imambara after him. It is an im...Read more

  2. The Residency Lucknow

    #2 of 15 Historical Places in Lucknow
    The Residency Lucknow

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Monument, War Memorial

    Address: Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Deep Manak Nagar, Qaiserbagh, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The British Residency is a famous historical landmark of this place. It is now in ruins and has been declared as a protected monument by the Archaeological Survey of India. It is known to have provide...Read more

  3. Chota Imambara

    #3 of 15 Historical Places in Lucknow
    Chota Imambara

    Tags: Mosque, Water Body, Historical Site, Monument

    Address: Daulatganj, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226003

    Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 chandelie...Read more

  4. Jama Masjid

    #4 of 15 Historical Places in Lucknow
    Jama Masjid

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Daulatganj, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226003

    Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Built in the year 1423, Sultan Ahmed Shah constructed the Jama Masjid entirely with yellow sandstone. It is known for its intricate style of design and architecture. It is known to be the most beautif...Read more

  5. Rumi Darwaza

    #5 of 15 Historical Places in Lucknow
    Rumi Darwaza

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Machchhi Bhavan, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226003

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Rumi Darwaza of Lucknow is one of the most impressive architecture. It was built in the year 1784 by Nawab Asaf-ud-daula. It is similar in its architectural design to Turkish architecture. The Rum...Read more

  6. Constantia House

    #6 of 15 Historical Places in Lucknow
    Constantia House

    Tags: Statue, Architecture

    Address: La Martiniere Rd, Martin Purva, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Constructed by French General, Major Claude Martin, this is a stunning example of European architecture in the city. The college saw its first stone being laid in the year 1785. The whole architecture...Read more

  7. Kaiserbagh Palace

    #7 of 15 Historical Places in Lucknow
    Kaiserbagh Palace

    Tags: Garden, Palace, Architecture

    Address: Maharaja Mahmudabad, Qaiserbagh, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Kaiserbagh Palace in Lucknow is a place of unmatched splendour and grandeur. It is one of the most widely visited places in the city. The palace was built by Wazid Ali Shah in the year 1848 to 185...Read more

  8. Victoria Memorial

    #8 of 15 Historical Places in Lucknow
    Victoria Memorial

    Tags: Garden, Memorial

    Address: Begum Hazrat Mahal Park, Rani Lakshmibai Marg, Qaiserbagh, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001

    Timings: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    The Victoria’s Memorial at Lucknow was constructed by J.H. Hornimen, in 1908 as a memorial to Queen Victoria, which is now known as Begum Hazrat Mahal Park. It is a beautiful memorial garden in ...Read more

  9. Sikandar Bagh

    #9 of 15 Historical Places in Lucknow
    Sikandar Bagh

    Tags: Garden, Monument

    Address: Sikandar Bagh Check, Hazratganj, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Sikander Bagh is an old monument, villa and garden, enclosed by a fortified wall. It has the typical old world delectable charm and provides peace and tranquility at an intersection. It was constructe...Read more

  10. St. Joseph's Cathedral

    #10 of 15 Historical Places in Lucknow
    St. Joseph's Cathedral

    Tags: Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: 70, Mahatama Gandhi Marg, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Near D R M Office, Hazratganj, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    This church is built in 1860 by Rev Fr. William Gleeson and dedicated to St. Joseph. The Church was blessed by Bishop Anastasius Hartmann on 10 May 1862. This place is the epitome of history and a ble...Read more

  11. Shah Najaf Imambara

    #11 of 15 Historical Places in Lucknow
    Shah Najaf Imambara

    Tags: Historical Site, Hall

    Address: Rana Pratap Marg Hazratganj, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, 226001, India

    Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    It is a beautiful white domed structure located near Sahara Ganj Mall of the city. It was built by Nawab Ghazi-ud-Din Haider in the year 1816-17 to serve as his mausoleum. This splendid building attra...Read more

  12. Dilkusha Kothi Palace

    #12 of 15 Historical Places in Lucknow
    Dilkusha Kothi Palace

    Tags: Garden, Monument, Palace

    Address: Neil Lines, Cantonment 226002 Lucknow , Uttar Pradesh

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Dilkusha Kothi is the sixteenth century house built in English baroque style in the quiet Dilkusha Area of Lucknow. Today there are only just a few external towers and monument present. There’s ...Read more

  13. 1857-memorial Museum Residency

    #13 of 15 Historical Places in Lucknow
    1857-memorial Museum Residency

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Memorial

    Address: Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Deep Manak Nagar, Qaiserbagh, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Residency, though in ruins today, was built to mark the First War of Independence in the year 1857. The museum inside contains relics from that era to preserve and show a visual account of the str...Read more

  14. Shaheed Smarak

    #14 of 15 Historical Places in Lucknow
    Shaheed Smarak

    Tags: River, Historical Site, War Memorial

    Address: NH 24, Qaiserbagh, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The picturesque Shaheed Smarak is located on the banks of River Gomti. It was constructed by the Lucknow Development Authority to mark the First War of Independence in 1857 against the East India Comp...Read more

  15. Butler Palace

    #15 of 15 Historical Places in Lucknow
    Butler Palace

    Tags: Palace, Architecture

    Address: Jankipuram, Butler Colony, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

    If you are not afraid of ghosts and would like a bit of mystery to colour your holiday, head straight for the Butler Palace in Lucknow. Originally constructed in 1921, the Butler Palace is rumoured to...Read more

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