Want to go on a long evening stroll or just sit with your friends and chat in peace under the open skies? Then you should visit the Ambedkar Memorial Park in Lucknow for your share of fun and frolic! Built by the state government to honour the memory of eminent personalities who fought for equality and justice, this park was open to the public in 2008. With several structures, such as Pratibimba Sthal and Sanghralaya that mark the beauty of this park, it is considered a major landmark in the city. If nothing else, then you should visit this park to try out the scrumptious delicacies from the food carts parked in its vicinity!
A site to behold & capture!
Among the touristy places that Lucknow is home to, one of the most important is the Ambedkar Memorial Park, earlier known as Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Samajik Parivartan Prateek Sthal. Covering an area of almost 107 acres, the entrance path of this park is flanked by around 62 majestic elephant statues on both sides, which adds to the aesthetics of the Pratibimb Sthal.
Situated at the heart of the park is the Ambedkar Stupa, which is the major attraction of this park. Further, this park is home to several museums and galleries which commemorate the life and work of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, along with other freedom fighters of India. Perfect for an evening family getaway that is both fun and educational in nature, a visit to this park should be on your list, whether you are a tourist or a townie!
A picturesque place for shutterbugs, a vast expanse for children to run around and an educative complex for adults, this park has something to offer to anyone who plans a visit. So put on your comfy outfits and footwear for a leisurely stroll at this park and also, don't forget to transform into a chowhound as soon as you encounter the umpteen food stalls here!
Timings: 11 AM to 9 PM (all days)
Location: Vipul Khand, Gomti Nagar