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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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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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Shuttle to Lucknow's Indira Gandhi Planetarium for an out-of-this-world astrophysical tour

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.

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