Lucknow once enjoyed the patronage of the Nawabs, who raised its profile as a centre for dance, music, and culinary arts. To this day, it retains its reputation for producing great music, art, and poetry. It was also the scene of the Indian Mutiny and today, with each of its monuments, being immaculately maintained and having a fascination history, makes this a city well worth visiting, take time to see La Martiniere, The Residency was the scene of the Indian Mutiny, The Bara Imambara and the Chotta Imambara.
Beyond its monuments, Lucknow is also famous for its shopping, perfumes and food. It’s beautiful chikan kari work, oil-based, naturally scented perfumes have been family businesses here for generations and a street food tour here is a must.