Muskuraiyein, ki aap Lucknow mein hai“
That’s how you are welcomed in the capital and the largest city of Uttar Pradesh, situated on the banks of river Gomti and about 45 miles (72 km) northeast of Kanpur. Lucknow is not just a city, with a rich heritage to its name, the city of kebabs and nawabs resonates the treasure of architecture and history, of literature and culture – in a nutshell.
The city of Nawabs as the slogan of the city says the region has a slice of rich colonial history to modernized museums, this artistic hub of Awadh, beautifully brings together the opulence of a glittering past and the simplicity of a modern city. And if you thought this is all, we have something special for you, According to the survey conducted by ‘IMRB International’ Lucknow is the second happiest city in India. As of November 15, 2017, which is merely 70 days into its operations, the Lucknow Metro has crossed the 10 lakh mark in terms of ridership.
City the Beautiful –
Old Lucknow –
Rumi Darwaza, the Mughal Gateway built in the centre of the capital divides Lucknow into ‘Old Lucknow’ which is ancient, crowded, a bit narrow, and a big food hub, wholesale jewelry lakhnavi chikan market. On the other hand and the ‘New Lucknow’ is urban and one of the most planned cities of Asia.
New Lucknow –
With sprawling shopping malls, parks, Hi-rise buildings, international cricket stadiums, wider roads, planned architecture make the city a true cosmopolitan with people of varied cultures and areas from across the country. The most famous among these are the parks like Ambedkar Park and the Gomti Riverfront Park, both ideal places truly give the sense of calmness within the chaos. The families, tourists, and locals can daily be seen taking a walk or admiring the built of the structures during the evenings or even late nights.
For the shopping frenzy, you have Hazratganj, which is the mouth-watering space for shopping, food, and some unique experiences like – you don’t see electric cables hanging around that enhances the beauty of the area like never before and more so if you have an eye for detail, you see most of the shop’s names, and signage marked in black and white only. Right from the international wizards like Nike, Pepsi, Gucci to the local shops, all of them are marked in black and white signage throughout the market. For foodies, the same place offers its world-famous ‘gol gappe’, ‘chaat’ and ‘kulfi’ eateries, posh Mughlai restaurants, and various shopping complexes. All the buildings in Hazratganj have a distinct Victorian architecture, and you can shop for literally anything – starting from inexpensive accessories and trinkets to high-end clothes, shoes, and jewelry.
The people of Lucknow are known for their courtly manners and endearing ‘Pehle aap‘ (you first) culture, which always leaves behind a smile on the faces of its visitors.
Lucknow is the home to a number of the various prestigious institute that includes
- Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM-L),
- Indian Institute of Technology Lucknow (IIT-L),
- Institute of Hotel Management Lucknow (IHM-L),
- Indian Institute of Toxicology Research,
- National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI),
The University of Lucknow and many more. You hardly find so many important institutions in a single place and that is the beauty of the city. Let it be higher studies or the school level, Lucknow offers the best of the best and hence if you are living in the city you don’t migrate to other places and save a lot of cost and family time.
Lucknow is the Headquarter for the Badminton Association of India. Junior level Badminton players receive their training in Lucknow after which they are sent to Bangalore. Also, The Lucknow Race Course in Lucknow Cantonment is spread over 70.22 acres (28.42 ha); the course’s 3.2 km(2.0 mi) long race track is the longest in India a.
Not only this, but Lucknow also hosts the International standard Cricket stadium, Various cricket academies, Tennis academies, Major Dhyanchand Hockey Stadium to name a few.
Being a landlocked city and quite away both from the Sea and the Mountains, Lucknow runs in extreme weather conditions. All the variants of the weather can easily be witnessed in Lucknow throughout the year.
Winters in Lucknow – From November to March is the winter season and is the best season to visit the city. With the minimum temperature going as low as 2 degrees one can enjoy the fog and dim sunlight during the days. Summers in Lucknow – April, Ma,y and June dry, hot and windy with the mercury soaring to as much as 45 degrees, the city reels under extremely humid conditions during the Monsoon rains during Jul August, and September.
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