Lucknow is a heritage capital city of Uttar Pradesh. The city is famous for Islamic architecture, Mughlai cuisine, classical dance, music, poetry, adab
(manners) culture and heartwarming hospitality by the locals. Brimming full with fascinating heritage monuments, age-old bazaars, gardens and embroidery boutiques, Lucknow is a vibrant city progressing at a moderate level.
Best Time to Visit
Summers in Lucknow are very hot and harsh, therefore it is suitable to visit the city in the winter season. October to March is the Best Time to Visit Lucknow
Places to Visit
Some of the best Places to Visit in Lucknow are Bara Imambara
, Rumi Darwaza, Chota Imambara, Ambedkar Memorial Park, The Residency Lucknow, Husainabad Clock Tower and Dilkusha Kothi. If you are travelling along with kids, then you can visit Lucknow Zoo, Janeshwar Mishra Park, Kukrail Picnic Spot and Gandhi Museum. Chowk is one of the oldest markets in the city with lanes of shops selling antiques, handcrafted items, chikankari fabrics, footwear and a lot more. Hazratganj Market, Nishatganj and Aminabad Markets are few other markets in the city known for books, accessories and branded showrooms. You can book Lucknow Hotels
nearby these markets.
Hotels and Restaurants
Lucknow is a culinary heaven for foodies. Often called ‘The City of Kebabs’, this city has a plethora of dining places from urban sophisticated restaurants to small eateries. Some of the fine dishes of Lucknow include a variety of Kebabs
, Roomali Roti
and more. For sweet lovers Kulfi
are must-try. Raheem Hotel, Idrish Hotel and Naushijaan are perfect dining places to try out Mughlai cuisine. Some other popular restaurants are The Urban Terrace, The Cellar, Moti Mahal Restaurant, Oudhyana and Royal Cafe.
Lucknow offers all kind of accommodation options for stay. Right from Budget Hotels in Lucknow
to Luxury Hotels in Lucknow
/ Resorts in Lucknow
, from 5 star Lucknow hotels
to Guest House
, one can find multiple options as per their need and pocket. Goibibo being the leading travel website has largest collection of hotels on its platform. One can easily find various collection of hotels as well on Goibibo, like couple friendly hotels in Lucknow
to hotels preferred by Business travellers in Lucknow
, similarly hotels preferred by students
and also the ones preferred by women
. Popular locations in Lucknow for stay are near Lucknow Airport, Gomti Nagar
, Charbagh Station
. It is very easy and convenient to compare and book hotels online
The connectivity of Lucknow to international locations via airways and domestic cities via airways, roadways and railways is very good. Air travel is the most convenient of all. The Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport
(LKO), Lucknow Airport is the main airport of the city that has many connecting domestic flights as well as international flights to Dubai, Muscat
, Sharjah, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and many other cities. Cheap flight
tickets from here to other popular cities can be booked online on Goibibo. Also, flight status & other details related to flight booking & air tickets can be easily accessed on it. So for cheapest air tickets, it is recommended to book flights online. Charbagh
is the main station in the city. Besides this, tourists can also de-board at Gomti Nagar, Aishbagh Junction and Alamnagar. Lucknow has excellent connectivity to other major cities via several UPSRTC buses
. Tourists can avail the buses from Kaiserbagh and Alambagh bus stands. Local buses, auto-rickshaws and taxis are convenient options to travel within the city.