Attracting hordes of tourists Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh is sprinkled with ancient attractions dating back to the British Raj. It is a major metropolitan city of India and 11th most populous city in the country. Apart from being a popular travel destination it serves as a melting pot of varying cultures and is an artistic hub. It was the home to the Nawabs whose influence can still be traced in the alluring corners of the city. Lucknow’s history is worth knowing and so is its prominence. Lucknow boasts of grandiose historical monuments, lush green gardens, marble sidewalks and plenty of sandstone buildings. It is a city of heart warming people who are ever welcoming. Historically Lucknow was the capital of Awadh which later fell under the rule of the east India Company. The travellers, who are keen to discover this amazing travel spot, must avail Lucknow Tours.
|Best Time to Visit||:||
October - March
|Main Languages||:||Hindi, Urdu and English.|
|Temperature||:||Summer - Max : 36.6oC. Min : 25oC.
Winter - Max : 21.1oC. Min : 11.1oC.
Climate and Geography
The Gomti River, Lucknow's chief geographical feature, meanders through the city and divides it into the Trans-Gomti and Cis-Gomti regions. Situated in the middle of the Indus-Gangetic Plain, the city is surrounded by rural towns and villages. Lucknow experiences warm humid sub-tropical climate. In winters the temperature drops down to as low as 4°C or less while the summers are quite hot with temperature shooting upto 45°C and above. Monsoons receive medium to heavy rainfall.
Lucknow is an easily accessible travel spot with a well connected system of roads, rails and aiways.
Rail: Lucknow has a well knit railway system connecting the city with the rest of the popular cities of India.
Road: The city features numerous National Highways and offers a multiple modes of public transport are available including taxi, city buses, Inter-state buses, cycle rickshaws and auto rickshaws.
Air: Direct flights are available in Lucknow to the major cities of India like Delhi, Calcutta, Mumbai, Varanasi, Bangalore etc.
Shopping & Entertainment
If you wish to shop for things before you head from this Lucknow don’t miss to buy sweet scented attar from Sugandhco. This family owned business since 1850 offers a wide variety of women perfumes, men’s cologne and incense sticks. The book lovers can also shop for numerous books from Ram Advani bookshop. If you are looking forward for a miscellaneous purchase you can walk into the bustling night bazaars of the city. Last but not the least witness the cultural shows including dance, classical music and theatrical performance at Rabindralaya Auditorium and get entertained.