Lucknow: Every stone speaks its history, Every pillar has its own story to describe… Every wall of these monuments has a tale to narrate and the roads passing from each of these heritages show the changing picture of their existence….
They themselves tell you their importance and at the time let you explore all that you can. They tell you how the rulers built or tried to destroy them and within a second they would make you feel the just how important it is to preserve them.
Lucknow, boasted for its exemplary Adaab and Kabaab custom is also renowned for the perfect amalgamation of historical monuments and its architecture, hence acclaimed as the Constantinople of India. These gigantic structures exclaim their own story of Pride, survival and demolishment.
World Heritage Day is celebrated every year on April 18th, the importance of which was recognized by UNESCO on 16th November 1972. Since then the day is celebrated revering the beauty of the unique and magnificent monuments, globally, with an aim to preserve these vulnerable structures which have attained the status of world heritage sites.
The event is internationally proclaimed and every year there is a theme, this year it is ‘sustainable tourism’.
Lucknow has its own generous share of Heritage sites aging back to the different realms the city has witnessed. It has the fusion of Indo-Aryan to European lifestyle reflecting in its architecture. Grand Mausoleums, Bavlis, Labyrinth, Monoliths, Places altogether makes the history of Lucknow full of grandeur and opulence.
In slide ahead: Read more about these heritage sites…