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Awadhi Vegetarian Food

During last week’s visit to Lucknow we tried out the two kababs which are special to Awadhi food: the Kakori kabab, named after the village of Kakori a few kilometers from Lucknow, and the… 576 more words


The forlorn Chhattar Manzil

I read in a little brochure put out by the Archaelogical Survey of India that the Chhattar Manzil complex grew around the nucleus of a palace built by General Claude Martin for himself. 293 more words


The Lucknow Residency

A palace complex which may have belonged to the sons of the Nawab of Lucknow was given over for the use of the British Resident of Lucknow in 1800. 162 more words


The architecture of Awadh

Most of the great heritage structures in India are made of stone and some of them have an iron frame within. But in Avadhi architecture, brick and mortar has been shaped into impressive structures.

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Walking Through The Gates Of Beauty – Rumi Darwaza Lucknow

Lucknow is a city rich in culture and still holds its traditional beauty intact. The beautiful culture is still everywhere and from the architectural style to the wonderful places, one can see a strong influence of the Mughals and the kings who ruled this place and flourished. 323 more words


Nothing is just Usual, art of Prashant KV

Born in Madhya Pradesh, Prashant KV has done his Graduation in Sculpture from Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith Varanasi and Masters in Fine Arts from BHU, Varanasi. 234 more words

Arty Talks

The Chhota Imambara under renovation

The Chhota Imambara dates from 1838, ie, the reign of Nawab Muhammad Ali Shah. The graves of the Nawab and his mother are inside the Imambara. 417 more words