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Explore the tranquil side of Lucknow as you walk along THESE 5 ghats of River Gomti!

As per folklore, the story of Lucknow traces its origins to the times of Ramayan and expanding upon this rich cultural heritage, are the ghats of Gomti River, situated in Lucknow. Famous among locals for their architectural nuances and placid scenery, these ghats play myriad roles- ranging from cremation sites to backdrops for film shootings.

Hence, it is only appropriate that a list of these tranquil banks is created, for all those who feel like exploring the City of Nawabs in its entirety. So tag along with us as we catalogue 5 of the famous ghats of Lucknow, that you should know about and visit when the situation permits!

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Ever heard of 'Pearl Palace' in Lucknow? Here's everything you need to know!

An erstwhile provincial seat marked by the glamour and fine taste of Nawabs, Lucknow is home to many art forms and architectural wonders. Among the ancient buildings dotting the landscape of the city, is Moti Mahal, which is also famous as its literal translation, Pearl Palace. Built by Nawab Sadat Ali Khan, the palatial premises of Moti Mahal is a testimony to the lavish lifestyle of the nawabs of Lucknow. So let's take a virtual walk, down the annals of history to know more about this heritage site!

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From dates to workout regimes, Lucknow's Marine Drive is part & parcel of our routines!

Remember watching 'The Notebook' and thinking how people find such peaceful and romantic spots to go for a walk? Here, in the city, we can't have 10 minutes without the noise of the traffic drowning our voices and making it an awkward date of saying "Kyaaaaa?" the whole time! Even when with friends or family, we sometimes need a place that will let us be under the open skies and talk out loud, sans digital means. So your search for a spot that will enable you to go on morning walks with your parents to evening walks with a sweetheart they don't know about, surely ends at Lucknow's Marine Drive.

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Stroll through Lucknow's Lohia Park for a few hours of peace amid greenery & fresh air!

Can you recall a time when we used to think online classes will be cool and the ability to work in our pyjamas would be the ultimate dream? Well, while the situation has its own pros, looking at screens all day is simply unhealthy and e-detoxing for a few hours becomes absolutely important! So if you're looking to do such a thing while walking bare feet on the grass and breathing in the fresh air, then you should head to Lucknow's very own Lohia Park.

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Spend a few hours at Lucknow's Shahi Baoli with your camera to go beyond your history books!

Said to be built out of Lakhori bricks and local plastering material, the Shahi Baoli of Lucknow is located within the Bada Imambara complex. Built during the reign of Nawab Asif-ud-Daula, historians are of the opinion that this structure was built over an existing but dilapidated stepwell. So if the amalgamation of Indian and Islamic architectural styles fascinates you, then this almost two-hundred-year-old stepwell should definitely find a place in your must-visit destinations in Lucknow.

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