Explore historic landmarks and popular things to do in Lucknow

Check into one of the elegant hotel rooms at Radisson Lucknow City Center to be near some of India’s most extraordinary things to see and do, including the imposing Bara Imambara and the historically significant British Residency. Lucknow is also known for its bustling shopping districts such as Aminabad and Hazratganj, both located within two kilometers of the hotel.

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0.64 mi / 1.04 km from the hotel
Discover wares ranging from home goods to fashion-forward clothing at this massive bazaar in the heart of Lucknow.

Bara Imambara

2.2 mi / 3.54 km from the hotel
Built in the late 18th century, this religious complex hosts Muharram celebrations each year. Hire a local guide to help you navigate Bhulbhulaiya, the maze on the top floor of the building.

British Residency

1.16 mi / 1.87 km from the hotel
During India’s 1857 revolt against British rule, British citizens living in Lucknow hid in the home of the British Resident General. The building was destroyed during the rebellion, and the ruins serve as a reminder of India’s fight for freedom.

Chattar Manzil

0.5 mi / 0.8 km from the hotel
This awe-inspiring structure, also called the Umbrella Palace because of the shape of its dome, used to house the kings of Awadh.


0.98 mi / 1.58 km from the hotel
This bustling district in the center of Lucknow features boutiques, theaters, spas, restaurants, and bars.

Hussainabad Clock Tower

3.67 mi / 5.91 km from the hotel
Modeled after Big Ben and constructed with imported materials from London, this 67-meter-tall structure is the tallest clock tower in India.

Hussainabad Imambara

3.15 mi / 5.07 km from the hotel
This highly ornate monument, also known as Chota Imambara, contains the tombs of Muhammad Ali Shah and his mother. The imposing building features a gold-plated dome and rich interior decorations, including walls carved with verses from the Quran.

Jama Masjid

2.84 mi / 4.57 km from the hotel
Often called one of the most beautiful mosques in India, the centuries-old sandstone Jama Masjid features an intricately carved facade and minarets.

Moti Mahal Lawn

0.98 mi / 1.58 km from the hotel
This riverside venue is popular for special events, including banquets and weddings. When not reserved for a private party, it provides a scenic place to relax and bird-watch.

Rumi Darwaza

2.27 mi / 3.66 km from the hotel
Built in 1784 under the guidance of Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula, the Rumi Darwaza, sometimes called the Turkish Gate, was designed to resemble a prominent gate in Istanbul and is now one of Lucknow’s most famous monuments.