While the foundation for this planetarium was laid in 1988, it was finally opened to the public in 2003.
Is binge-watching Star Wars your jam? If yes, then Lucknow's Indira Gandhi Planetarium with state-of-the-art projectors should definitely feature on your list of places to visit when in the city. Conducting shows both in Hindi and English, this place gives the feeling of travelling among the stars while you're seated comfortably in a chair! An utmost favourite among children, this Saturn-shaped building is a unique getaway for curious minds. So plan a visit as soon as possible for a fun-filled and educative trip with your family and friends.
Telling tales of faraway worlds
Popularly known as the Taramandal Show, Indira Gandhi Planetarium hosts science and astronomy shows, displays 3D models of Indian satellites and conducts exhibitions too. While the foundation for this planetarium was laid in 1988, it was finally opened to the public in 2003.
Visitors can upgrade their knowledge about renowned Indian scientists like Aryabhatt and Varahamihira, among others, with the diverse data available here. Further, the 3D space show will take you through a virtual trip of gorgeous galaxies as you float amidst the stars. The building complex which is surrounded by a pool of water, boasts of striking architecture which signifies the solar system, thereby, giving it an otherworldly aura!
Although travelling our vast universe is neither affordable nor too feasible, you can float amidst the planets with a trip to Indira Gandhi Planetarium, right here in Lucknow. What is more essential than carrying a camera here? An open and inquisitive mind so that you can absorb the vast knowledge stored here!
Entry Fee: ₹25 per person
Location: Suraj Kund Park, Lucknow
Show Timings: 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM, 4:00 PM & 5:00 PM (extra shows during summer vacations)