Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh was historically known as the Awadh region. Fondly known as the ‘City of Nawabs’ or the ‘City of Tehzeeb (Etiquette)’, it has always been a city filled with varied cultures.
Food & Cuisine
Don’t miss to taste the enriching
flavours of Mughlai and Awadhi cuisine.
Lucknow is extremely popular for Chikan and Lucknavi Zardozi.
Both of these are two kinds of stylish and delicate Indian embroideries.
Lucknow boasts of being home to various tourist attractions.
Roomi gate, Bada Imambada, Shah Mina Shah, Tare Wali Kothi, Dilkusha, Khursheed Manzil, Satkhanda, Shahi Baoli, Nadan Mahal,
Banarsi Bagh, Chattar Manzil, Ambedkar Park, Janeshwar Mishra Park and newly built Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Stadium
are some of well-known attractions for tourists.
From the century old markets to new and glamorous shopping malls, Lucknow has every flavor of traditional and modern shopping.
Quality of life
Lucknow was ranked "India's second happiest city" in a survey conducted by IMRB International and
LG Corporation, after only Chandigarh. It fared better than other metropolitan cities in India including New Delhi,
Bangalore and Chennai. Lucknow was found to be better than other cities in areas such as food,
transit and overall citizen satisfaction.
Lucknow Metro is a rapid transit system which started its operations from 6 September 2017.
Lucknow Metro system is the most-quickly built metro system in the world
Buses, Auto Rickshaws & Cabs
Like many other Indian cities, auto rickshaws & E-Rickshaws serve as popular and economical modes of transport in Lucknow.
Buses can be availed from most places in the city and there are various terminals and bus stops.
App-based services such as Ola Cabs and Uber have also gained popularity in the city.
Best Time to Visit
Although the city is flocked by a large number of tourists all
round the year but the best time to visit Lucknow is between the months of October to March.
This is the peak season in terms of tourism