Walking tour of the Kaiser Bagh Palace Complex with an Expert

Tours & Sightseeing in Lucknow

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This afternoon two-hour experience will let you explore the remains of Kaiser Bagh Palace complex. Learn about its history and celebrated Indo-Islamic design elements - Moorish minarets, Hindu umbrellas, high arches, intricate lanterns and banisters from an expert leading the tour. Enjoy tea and glimpses of a Hindi film at the Kotwara House, which is a small part of the complex, and now, an abode of a renowned film maker
This afternoon, embark on a journey to one of the most renowned garden palaces of India. Built by Wajid Ali Shah, the last ruler of Awadh, who is remembered as a great connoisseur of art, imagined Kaiser Bagh to be the eighth wonder of the world. The palace is famous for its Indo-Islamic design elements - Moorish minarets, Hindu umbrellas, high arches, intricate lanterns and banisters, making it a landmark in Mughal architecture. Sadly, only few structures remain today, to testify the erstwhile splendour of one of world’s most stunning palace complex. On this walking tour explore the Kaiser Bagh Palace and learn about its history through its ruins, collection of old pictures and maps. Also, visit the Kotwara House, a small part of the palace complex and present abode of famous filmmaker Muzaffar Ali. Observe the intact sections of this palace while sipping on a cup of tea. Enjoy a clip from Muzaffar Ali’s classic film that captures the essence of rich culture and heritage of Lucknow, extensively shot in Kaiser Bagh.

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Tea
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Professional guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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