Tombs Of Saadat Ali Khan & Khurshid Zadi

Tombs Of Saadat Ali Khan & Khurshid Zadi

  • Lucknow
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • India
  • Time Required Around 1 - 2 hrs
  • Timings 5 00 AM - 8 00 PM

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Tombs Of Saadat Ali Khan & Khurshid Zadi, Lucknow Overview

Visiting the Tombs of Saadat Ali Khan and Khurshid Zadi will be an experience of great delight for tourists like you as it is grand and amazing in their way. These tombs are popular tourist spots in the state of Lucknow. These are known for its beautiful garden and intricate architecture. It is located near to the Begum Hazrat Mahal Park and it is built on account of the fifth Nawab Saadat Ali Khan and his favourite wife Khurshid Zadi.

 

Among all the other wives of Nawab, she used to be the most loved and liked by the Nawab who died when he was alive. From 1794 to 1814 AD, Saadat Ali Khan was the ruler of Awadh and he built several beautiful and dotting monuments during this time. The credits for Dilkusha and Qaisar Bagh goes solely to him. At the time of his rule, the British Empire too was making its way and captured half of the city of Lucknow.

 

They were growing stronger day by day. You won’t be able to love your eyes from the other beautiful moments here like the Chhota Imambara and Bara Imambara present nearby. You will get to see what you had been missing all this time after you visit this the Tombs Of Saadat Ali Khan and Khurshid Zadi, Lucknow.

 

Things To Do

 

There are several things that one can do after their visit to the beautiful Tombs of Saadat Ali Khan And Khurshid Zadi, Lucknow. You will get to see the true shadow of what is Incredible India here in Uttar Pradesh Lucknow. This is depicted by their pilgrimages, culture, food, craft, and other such things.

 

The iconic Taj Mahal in Agra. With its wide array of beautiful and popular tourist attractions, Uttar Pradesh never fails to surprise you. At one side of the state, you will get to see the spiritual side and on the other, you will get a gourmet experience of exemplary render.

 

There are several things to count on when you visit Uttar Pradesh. You will be happy to see the celebration of Holi in the city of Barsana and Vrindavan. You will also get to imbibe the spiritualism and the beautiful Ganga Ghat which looks amazing in the evening.

 

The capital city of Uttar Pradesh is Lucknow which offers you a different side of the State. The city has a plethora of experiences for you without hampering the true essence of tourism. From the chic cafe culture to the architectural gamut, to the Chikankari work to the Mughlai food, in Lucknow, you will get great food to satisfy your appetite.

 

Architecture

 

The tombs of Saadat Ali Khan and Khurshid Zadi, Lucknow is said to be one of the most famous places. The architecture is the reason why it is claimed to be so. The walls of this tomb are built with Lakhuri bricks or better known as the burnt clay bricks, floors are made up of sandstone and the facade is well decorated with the help of Lime plaster.

 

As you enter the Tombs of Saadat Ali Khan and Khurshid Zaid, Lucknow, you will get to see a rectangular verandah that is carved intricately and the doorways are arched. On the south and east parts of this place are the graves and tombs of the other wives and the daughters. The floor of the tomb is elegant due to the black and white coloured marble that is placed beautifully giving it a great pattern like a big chessboard.

 

Apart from the other features of the tomb what attracts the most is the hemispherical dome. It has a symmetrical shape and attracts the tourists more because it is topped with an inverted lotus as a final touch. To know the exact place where the tombs of the two rest you need to follow the rectangular design in the centre of the hall. There are three other graves including the Nawab and his brothers.

 

To the east of Nawab's tomb is his wife, Khurshid Zaid's tomb. Though the structure is of four levels still the level of the graves of mother and daughter is the same. On the corners of both the domes are chhatris of octagonal shape which increases the beauty of the Tombs of Saadat Ali Khan and Khurshid Zadi, Lucknow.

 

Best Time To Visit

 

The tombs of Saadat Ali Khan and Khurshid Zaid is in the state of Uttar Pradesh and the city of Lucknow. The best time to visit depends on your holidays and your preferences. But the weather of this place in summer is quite high and it is near to 42 degrees Celsius. The heat can cause a problem as you won’t feel like travel as you will be sweaty and tired. Therefore, if you prefer to travel and explore then visiting the place in cold and pleasant weather during winter is best.

 

How To Reach?

 

Uttar Pradesh is a state that is developing its infrastructure day by day. It is getting well connected to the rail, road, and air and it is becoming fairly a tourist attraction. Though if you wish to travel, road and rail is the best way to visit UP. Most of the parts of this state are easily accessible from the national highways and have great connectivity through railways. It also has decent air connectivity. Two international airports and four domestic airports connect the place to the rest of the country.

 

By train: Railways is a great option for you to visit the state of Uttar Pradesh. There are around 430 railways stations that are functional and helps you reach the tourist destination. Some of the best railways are Kanpur, Varanasi, Lucknow, Agra, etc.

 

By Air: Chaudhary Charan Singh is the international airport of UP. It is in Lucknow. Another one is the Lal Bahadur Shashtri Aiport, Varanasi. Some domestic ones are Kanpur, Agra, Jhansi, etc.

 

By Road: The easiest way to reach UP is roadways. National highways like NH 19, NH 21, NH 30, NH 34 and Yamuna Expressway connected the place well enough.

Choose any way as your presence and visit Tombs of Saadat Ali Khan and Khurshid Zaid, Lucknow in your holidays.

 

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