Better known as the City of Nawabs, Lucknow is the capital city of Uttar Pradesh. The reason why Lucknow is called as the City of Nawabs is that the capital city was ruled by the Nawabs in the 18th and 19th centuries. The city is known for its rich diversity and the delicious cuisine. The city sits on the bank of the Gomtiriver, making it one of the most populous area. The city is the centre hub of the artists of various kinds. The place has many forts and museums which were built by the Nawabs and are considered as the major tourist attraction places in here.
Earlier, Lucknow was the capital city of Awadh and was under the Delhi Emperors but was later on given to the Nawabs of Awadh. Lucknow comes under the protected heritage sites of Uttar Pradesh and is looked after the government of Uttar Pradesh. Some of the famous historical places are Bara Imambara, ChhotaImambara, Aminabad, Tomb of Mir Babar Ali Anis, the Dargah of Hazrat Abbas, Begum HazratMahalpark and many more. Each of these historical places has their own share of history and depict the famous tales of the past. Lucknow has been the major contribution in the Indian history. The city was under the East India Company or the British Rule for eighty-four years due to which, one can even find some British monuments in here.
Lucknow even has certain parks and zoos for visiting. Some of the major parks and zoos are Kukrail Reserve Forest, QaisarBagh, Dr Ram ManoharLohia Park, Ambedkar Memorial and Janeshwar Mishra park. The parks are known for their greenery and beautiful sceneries. One can go for relaxing, jogging or for a picnic with family and friends in any of these parks. Lucknow serves as the best place to unfold the pages of the Indian history and learn a bit more about the culture and diversity in here.