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Some more postcards from Lucknow (blog marathon post 27)

Thought I would do a photo post today, as I have some really lovely pictures that I cliked inside the Imamwada during my Lucknow trip.

The steps that lead to the Imamwada

The wonderful Bada Imamwada


 Love the Awadhi architecture.


The beautiful minarets.



The garden inside the compoud of the chotta imamwada.

The mosque against the sunset.

Isn't Lucknow beautiful?

(For those who don't read my blog regularly---I got a chance to visit Lucknow when I was invited for the Lucknow litfest  Click HERE for some snaps that tell you what it was all about)

Do visit Lucknow if you get a chance. There is so much history , beauty and old architecture in the city. And not to mention shopping for chikan work.

I would definitely be going back.
G'nite folks. Till tomorrow.
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Comments

  1. amazing clicks!! no words can justify the elegance of the historical monuments!

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  2. wow. a completely different face of politicised lucknow. its really worth visiting. It is also famous for its literature particularly urdu shayaris.

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  3. Thanks for showcasing my hometown so beautifully. Glad you liked it.

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  4. For people like me who have never visited Lucknow, I felt as if I know a little bit more about the beautiful city after your wonderful post, Preeti! Thanks a lot!

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