Experience the Old World charm of Lucknow
Pack a pair of comfortable shoes, as you’ll need them to tour the great monuments throughout Lucknow and experience all the attractions that make this city a fascinating place to visit. Your stay at the Radisson puts you near extraordinary mosques and monuments, including the massive Husainabad Clock Tower, the meandering Bara Imambara and the historic British Residency. Lucknow is also known for its bustling, upscale shopping districts, including Aminabad and Hazratganj, both within three kilometres of the hotel.
- Aminabad (3 km)
Discover a wealth of treasures at this massive bazaar in the heart of Lucknow. From home goods to fashion-forward clothing, you can find great bargains at Aminabad.
- Hazratganj (3 km)
Reserve a day to explore this shopping district in the center of Lucknow that also features restaurants, theatres, spas and bars.
Tours, shrines and monuments
- Bara Imambara (4.5 km)
Built in 1784 as part of a relief project for a major famine, this brick and limestone structure is a must-see. Take a self-guided tour or hire a local guide to help you navigate the maze-like complex.
Phone: +91 70291 20332
- British Residency (3.5 km)
Wander through the remains of what was once the residence for British soldiers during colonial rule, and bear witness to the evidence of an 1857 siege by Indian freedom fighters that reduced the structure to ruins.
Phone: +91 73760 53503
- Chattar Manzil (2.1 km)
Don’t miss touring this majestic structure that served as a palace for the rulers of Awadh and their wives. It’s also known as Umbrella Palace because of the shape of its dome.
- Husainabad Clock Tower (1.8 km)
Fashioned after Big Ben in London, the 221-foot-tall Clock Tower in Lucknow is the tallest clock tower in India. Make a stop at the tower to admire British-inspired workmanship that included imported materials from London.
- Hussainabad Imambara (3.9 km)
Browse religious artefacts from around the world on display at this highly ornate monument that features gold-plated domes, the tombs of Muhammad Ali Shal and his mother, elaborate chandeliers and walls carved with verses from the Quran.
Phone: +91 94544 51263
- Jama Masjid (5.4 km)
Among the most beautiful mosques in India, the Jama Masjid is built entirely of yellow sandstone and is famous for its intricate style and amazing Mughal-era architecture.
- Moti Mahal Lawn (1.9 km)
Also known as the Palace of Pearls, this monument offers a spectacular view of the city of Nawabs. City residents use the palace to rest and to view birds in flight.
- Rumi Darwaza (4.2 km)
Featuring Mughal architecture, Rumi Darwaza was built by Asaf-ud-Daula in 1784. One of the more memorable highlights at this structure is the Turkish Gateway, constructed to resemble a similar gateway in ancient Constantinople.