9 facts about Lucknow's pride, the Rumi Darwaza!
Built in 1784, along with the Bara Imambara, this 236 year old archway is as pivotal to Lucknow as is India Gate is to Delhi. Rumi Darwaza is one of the most popular heritage structures of the city and is truly counted amidst Lucknow's pride. The magnificent structure, the intricate design and the peculiar name of this giant doorway, have a story to tell.
The Nawabs appointed by the Mughals as governors in the yesteryears, have left an artistic stamp on the architecture of the city and Rumi Darwaza is a towering witness to it.
If you're visiting Lucknow, you'll definitely be advised to visit the Rumi Darwaza and if you don't understand why this place should be on your itinerary, we'll tell you.
So whenever you find yourself in the older parts of Lucknow, do make sure to stop by. Stand at the entrance, soak up the charms it exudes and get clicking! Perfect spot for an evening stroll or a midnight drive, Rumi Gate will leave you enchanted with its artistic brilliance and royal grandeur every-time you visit. To know more such quirky facts about the city and its wonders, follow Knocksense Lucknow on Instagram!