Hussainabad Picture Gallery
The Hussainabad Picture Gallery is a striking red-brick baradari (pavilion) built in 1842 that was once a royal summer house. It...
The 67m red-brick clock tower , the tallest in India, was built in the 1880s.
This elaborate tomb was constructed by Mohammed Ali Shah (who is buried here, alongside his mother) in 1832. Adorned with calligraphy,...
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.
Hussainabad Trust Rd · interesting places nearby
This decaying watchtower looks like a medieval painting of the Tower of Babel. Known as Satkhanda, it actually has only four storeys because construction was abandoned in 1840 when Mohammed Ali Shah died.
The 67m red-brick clock tower, reputedly the tallest in India, was built in the 1880s in memory of Sir George Couper, a reform-minded Governor of UP (United Provinces in those days).
Nearby is a baradari (summer palace), which overlooks an artificial lake and houses large portraits and photos of the nawabs of Avadh.