Of historical anecdotes & hueful flora: All you can do at the ongoing Flower Exhibition in Lucknow
The burst of colours amidst the celebration of flora and vegetation at the Flower Exhibition in Lucknow is something the city awaits every year.
On till February 19, the 54th Regional Fruit, Vegetable and Flower Exhibition 2023 is here and with it, has blessed the city's audience with a humongous variety of hueful flowers and blooming beds of vegetables and fruits.
Raj Bhavan's treasure trove of antiquities
And, yet, there are other lesser-talked of attractions at Raj Bhavan that will appeal to the historian and curiosness within you. With beautiful sculptures bathed in flora at the exhibition, it is during this exhibition that Raj Bhavan opens its gate for public once every year.
Thus, taking you through the sands of time, the UP Governor's residence will get you acquainted with anecdotes from India's rich past at its Kala Kaksh.
Initially known as Kothi Hayat Baksh, this 200-year-old palace has secrets galore in the form of ancient structures, innumerable antiques, and portraits of famous personalities.
Apart from the comprehensive museum, it also engulfs a sprawling Panchantra Van for children. This park has swings and a widespread space for kids to play. Find a virtual tour of Raj Bhavan here.
The panoramic flower festival
Visit the flower festival of the year, capture Instagram-worthy moments in a plethora of pictures, breathe in the panoramic sights, and enjoy the art and craft stalls besides the food corners.
Going on till February 19, you can buy a ticket at merely ₹5. P.S. Entry is from Gate number 1.
Venue: Governor House, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Lucknow
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