Vidhan Bhawan

Vidhan Bhawan

  • Lucknow
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • India

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Vidhan Bhawan, Lucknow Overview

Long back from the era of Mughals, Nawabs and Britishers, Lucknow is celebrated to be dotted from those structures. One amongst the most highlighted places of Lucknow happens to be the Vidhan Sabha or also known as Vidhan Bhawan or state assembly. Vidhan Bhawan, Lucknow is an amazing exemplar of Indo-European architecture, having some of the outstandingly amazing Gothic elements at the same time. There is no denying to the fact that Vidhan Bhawan, Lucknow is a synonym to a palace. Moreover, it is worth mentioning that the Bhawan is decked up like literally on special occasions such as Republic Day or Independence Day. During these days, the Bhawan is a sight to behold.

 

Architecture:

 

As we have already mentioned in the aforestated paragraph that Vidhan Bhawan, Lucknow is a perfect representation of Indo-European architecture date back to the 20th century. The Bhawan is structurd as a two-storeyed palace that is in a crescent shape. Brought all the way from Mirzapur, Vidhan Bhawan is carved with striking light brown sandstone blocks, which is also known as Chuna or Chunar. In addition to this, the Gothic styled dome is right in the middle of the lavish structure.

 

Best Time to Visit:

 

Vidhan Bhawan or Vidhan Sabha or majorly known as the state assemble in Lucknow can be visited during anytime of the year. It completely depends on the tourists when they would like to visit and explore the honourable destination. In addition to this, we would also like to tell you that summers can witness a lot of temperature here ranging up to 42 degree Celsius, which can be a put off for you. Probably winters would be hassle-free for the weather is pleasant during that time. Rest it is up to you.

 

How to Reach:

 

Vidhan Bhawan is located on the land of Lucknow that is situated in Uttar Pradesh. This Indian region is very well connected with major other parts of the world. So, for those who are travelling via rail, Lucknow Junction Railway Station happens to be the major junction of the place. After this, you can hire cab that would take you to Vidhan Bhawan within for over 11 minutes.

 

For the ones who are travelling via air, Chaudhary Charan International Airport would be the one for you that happens to be for over 15.5 km away from Vidhan Sabha. From here on, you can opt for a cab or taxi, which will take for about half an hour’s drive.

 

The ones who are travelling through road can be overjoyed for Lucknow is very well-connected via roads. If we specifically talk about the proximities then Lucknow is 316 km drive from Jhansi, 86 km from Kanpur, 280 km from Varanasi and 323 km from Agra. Via NH 27, one can easily reach Vidhan Bhawan, Lucknow from Kanpur. People coming from Varanasi will have to go for NH 30. And travellers coming from Agra can opt for Agra Lucknow Expressway.

 

Nearby Attractions:

 

Below are some of the famous nearby attraction that one must explore when planning a trip to Lucknow:

• Jain Temple

• Lord Hanuman Temples of Aliganj

• Sikandar Bagh

• La Martiniere

• Buddha Temple

• Shaheed Smarak

• Dilkusha

• Gurudwara Yahiyaganj

• National Botanical Research Institute

 

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