This colossal imambara (tomb dedicated to a Shiite holy man) is worth seeing in its own right, but the highly unusual labyrinth of...
Tila Wali Masjid
Over the road is the beautiful white mosque Tila Wali Masjid , a deceptively shallow building built in 1680. The interior is repainted...
The 67m red-brick clock tower , the tallest in India, was built in the 1880s.
This 100-year-old Lucknow institution serves beef (buffalo) kebabs ₹2 each - a real treat if you can find it among the maze of Chowk.
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Rumi Darwaza information
Like the Bara Imambara, the Rumi Darwaza was built in the 1780s by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula. It's unusual but imposing, and said to be a copy of an entrance gate in Istanbul. 'Rumi' (relating to Rome) is the term Muslims applied to Istanbul when it was still Byzantium, the capital of the Eastern Roman empire.