Lucknow “City Of Nawabs”

LucknowCity of Tehzeeb” is capital of Uttar Pradesh and it is known for it’s historical places and rich culture. Lucknow is special in many ways. The city has been given many other names like the The Constantinople of India , Shiraz-i-hind and the Golden City Of East. the residents of this city are big hearted, soft spoken and one thing that makes it more special is the way they talk , their special “Pehle Aap” gesture. Apart from this, the other best is the Awadhi Cuisine which is most famous, tasty and cheap cuisine you will ever taste. Some of them are Tunday ke Kebab, Galawati kebab, Prakash ki Kulfi , Wahid ki Biryani and much more mouth watering dishes. Here you will find the best places to visit. And the best Pre Wedding shoot Locations In Lucknow. This  city has modern parks like Lohia Park, Ambedkar park, etc.

Here I am enlisting some of the popular reasons, what Lucknow is famous for:

1. Firstly , its a Food Paradise, one can not say NO to the luscious food served in Lucknow. It is a place where you don’t want to be a vegetarian. The exotic Kebabs, delicious Biryani, kulfi, Street food , Lucknow paan are the reasons why lucknow is called as food Paradise. Some of the best places are: Idris Ki Biryani, Tunday kababi, chowk etc.

2. Chikan Embroidery : The chikan clothes and Zari work of Lucknow is very famous. It was developed by Nur Jahan and you can find fabrics like Muslin, Silk, Chiffon, Net etc. So, if you are visiting lucknow next time ,don’t forget to buy these chikan embroided clothes.  

3. Bada Mangal (The Big Tuesday): This festival is only celebrated in Lucknow. This festival is devoted to the Hindu deity Lord Hanuman and is celebrated from first Tuesday to last Tuesday of Hindu month Jyestha. On this day, people erect canopies on roadside to offer free unlimited food, water and Sherbet to all passer by.

Apart from all these, Lucknow has one of the best destinations one can visit and these locations have their different histories that excites a person to know more about it.

Best Pre Wedding Shoot Locations In Lucknow…

Pre wedding photoshoot is one of the important part of the wedding, it is a growing trend now-a-days. People choose perfect destinations for their Pre wedding shoots and Lucknow is one of them. From Historical Architectural marvels to modern parks, the alluring locations here make it a perfect city for Pre wedding shoots. Here are some of the fascinating locations for your Pre wedding shoot in Lucknow:

1. Bada Imambara -

If you are doing a Pre wedding shoot in Lucknow, then this place is a must visit as its one of the most beautiful location in Lucknow. The enormous gateways, beautiful tomb, pillars, upper floors are the most amazing composition for your shoots.

There is also a large Baoli(Step Well) on the left side and there is a three storey architecture above the well. Another site you can go there is “Bhool Bhulaiya”, its is an enticing network of narrow passageways followed by balconies. Best time to visit is early morning as at that time you will experience both, the night view and the morning view.

Best Month to visit : October to March

Timings : All days of the week except Monday (6:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

Entry Fee : Indian Tourist : INR 100

Foreign Tourist : INR 500

How To Reach : Easiest way to reach this place is by hiring an autorickshaw or a cab.

Camera Charges : Digital Camera Charges : Rs.10/- per Camera.
Video Camera Charges: Rs.25/- per Camera.

Lucknow Pre wedding shoot
Pre Wedding Shoot Locations In Lucknow

2. Residency -

The British residency is a famous historical landmark in lucknow and it is a collection of gardens and ruins where you can get the best pictures.

These ruins can be used for shoots and its for those couples who love to explore historical places. Best time is visit is morning as there is less crowd at that that time.

Best Month to visit : October and November

Timings : 7:00AM to 6:00PM

Entry Fee : Free

How To Reach :  Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport (LKO), Amausi

Lucknow Pre wedding shoot
Lucknow Pre wedding shoot

3. Gomti Riverfront -

It is a massive breathtaking waterfront along the banks of river Gomti. The riverfront has lush green parks, ghats, pathways, lawns, boating facility and you can enjoy the music in the evening with colourful lights and fountains.

This place will give you the option of having both land and river background for your pictures. You can visit here in morning and evening time.

Best Month to visit : During monsoons

Timings : Open 24 hrs

Entry Fee : Free

Nearest Airport : Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport (LKO), Amausi

Lucknow Pre wedding shoot
Lucknow Pre wedding shoot

4. Janeshwar Mishra Park-

It is an urban park in Gomti nagar area. It is one of the top attractions in Lucknow and the huge area full of greenery and water bodies, that refreshes the minds of the visitor. This park features lakes, pathways, walkways , gardens, eateries and you can get clicked at this place with different backgrounds that will make your album more attractive.

Best time to visit is morning, afternoon and evening.

Timings : 5AM–8PM

Entry Fee : No Entry Fee (100 per person for Gandola Boat Ride )

Nearest Airport : Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport (LKO)

lucknow pre wedding
Lucknow Pre wedding shoot

5. Ambedkar park -

It is a public park and memorial in Gomti nagar area and this park has been featured in many movies and songs also. You can’t miss to get clicked at this beautiful location. The best part about this place is that it adds royal look to the pictures. This park has enough beauty and space to capture the best shots. You can visit this place in morning and evening time.

Best Month to visit : October – March

Timings : 11AM–9PM

Entry Fee : 20 INR

How To Reach :  Shared and hire cab and auto services are available to this place.

Lucknow Pre wedding shoot

6. Lohia park -

Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Park is the most romantic place in Lucknow and is located in the heart of the city by the side of Gomti River and is filled with greenery and beautifully selected trees and plants. Here you can enjoy nature in its true colour. It is nurtured and maintained by Lucknow development authority and it is a calm and peaceful place where you get clicked without any disturbance. The lush green hilly grounds will be the perfect backdrop to lie down and get clicked beautifully.

Timings : 6AM–10PM

Entry Fee : Rs.5 Per person

Location :  Vipin Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow

Lucknow Pre wedding shoot

7. Dilkusha Garden -

Dilkusha Kothi is the remains of Eighteenth-century house built in English Baroque style in Dilkusha area. The kothi and its magnificent garden were created by Nawab Saadat Ali Khan. The ruins of this place tells the longest history and this place has lots of silence and peace that will be really helpful for your pre wedding shoot. The whole area will act as a beautiful background for your pictures .

Best Month to visit : October to March

Timings : Open 24 hrs

Entry Fee : Rs.5 for Indians and Rs.100 for foriegners

lucknow pre wedding

8. Rumi Darwaza -

Just beyond the Bada Imambara, there is a striking Rumi Darwaza that was built by Nawab Asaf-ud-daula in 1780’s. It is a replica of huge entrance gate of Istanbul. This place depicts the actual beauty of awadh with its architectural beauty and gives a pure feeling about Lucknowi culture. The horse drawn carriages ply along this route , so you can hitch a ride on one of them and get clicked. On one side, there is  Bada Imambara and on other side , there is the Clock tower. It is a must photo stop in Lucknow.

How To Reach : As this place is located very close to Bara imambara, the monument is easy to access. Easiest way to reach this place is by hiring an autorickshaw or a cab.

Timings : Open 24 hrs

Entry Fee : free

Lucknow Pre wedding shoot

9. Kudia ghat -

Located near Imambada, in Hussainganj, Kudiya ghat is the place where people come for boating. People are attracted to this site as this place gives the fresh feeling to your pictures and at the same time gives the nice tinch of culture to the photographs. Sunrise and Sunset are the best time to visit this place. The beautiful Sun ups and downs are mesmerizing to watch and these are the best times to get captured.

Best Month to visit : October – February

Timings : Open 24hrs

Entry Fee :  Free

Lucknow Pre wedding shoot

10. Sikandar Bagh -

This fortified area and garden was built by last Nawab of Oudh, Wajid Ali Shah and it is a mark of love on the soil of Lucknow, built in memory of Queen Sikander Mahal. If you and your partner have love for historical place, then you should definitely visit this place for your Pre Wedding shoot. Here you will get the best pictures and you will create good memories that you will always remember. Pictures clicked here will surely add grace to your Album.

Best Month to visit : October to February

Timings : 5AM–8PM

Entry Fee : free

Nearest Airport : It can be reached by hiring an auto rickshaw or cab from the Airport.

Lucknow Pre wedding shoot

Check out these places when you visit Lucknow next time for your Pre Wedding Shoot.


10 Best Pre Wedding Shoot Locations In Lucknow was last modified: September 1st, 2018 by Sweety

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