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Thursday, January 6, 2011

Christchurch Lucknow

Lucknow's Christchurch is located near the Wing Park Management in Lucknow. It was designed by General Hutchinson. A monument to those killed in the Revolution the church was enlarged and improved in 1904. It contains many attractive commemorative panels and brass. Cross the arrow has been distorted by an earthquake in 1933.

Monday, January 3, 2011


Rumi Darwaza is one of the most impressive beautiful gate, not only in Lucknow and India but also worldwide. The report contains a portion of northwest Bada Imambara. It is interesting that Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula, as Bada Imambara, Rumi Darwaza was also ordered. Both were recorded under "Food for Work" launched by the Nawab of respite for the people of the city was hit by famine.

The construction of the Rumi Darwaza was completed in the 1784th This bridge is also impressive, sometimes known as Turkish Columbia Gateway historical sources. The port is supposed to represent the heart and soul of Awadh architecture as it was at its peak. Gate, which is 60 meters high was inspired by the gateways in what was then Constantinople, or modern Istanbul. It is actually a replica of an ancient portal at Constantinople. The upper part consists of a cenotaph eight facets, which can be contacted by a staircase.

Rumi Darwaja Lucknow

Interestingly, the Rumi Darwaza name derives from "Rumi Persian means Rome. Rome has also been applied to the city of Constantinople, because it was formerly known as Byzantium was the capital of Eastern Roman Empire, which was conquered by the Turks. The landscape around the door was once very beautiful. In fact, was once the entrance to the walled city of Lucknow. The bridge has been mentioned in several sources, but the most famous is considered the report published by one George Russell, who worked as a journalist for The New York Times in mid Century 19. Russell, who accompanied the victorious British army mutiny of 1857 had called the stretch of road from Rumi Darwaza to Chattar Manzil the cityscape of the best and most spectacular I've seen, better than Rome, Paris, London or Constantinople.