Victoria Memorial (Lucknow)
tour is one of the most popular travel places amongst tourists.
Lucknow Tourism has many other tourist places to provide for the
tourists visiting Lucknow India. A tour to Lucknow is lifetime knowledge
to remember forever as the tourist destinations within and around the
city go away the travelers captivated.
Lucknow is situated on the banks of the Gomti
River. Lucknow is the cultural center of northern India where people
are too polite and have their own charming culture and tradition.
Lucknow is also famous for its, jewelry silks, perfumes and
mouth-watering nawabi cuisines.
Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, is
popularly known as the 'the city of Nawabs'. Lucknow city was
founded by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daulah. In the past times, it provided
as the capital of the nawabs of Awadh and it is one of the reasons why
it is also called as the city of the Nawabs. Lucknow tourism gets one
closer to the glorious day's city, through a visit to its several
monuments and ruins. The capital city of Lucknow has a magical
attraction surrounding it. The city of Lucknow leaves an everlasting
impression on its visitors. Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh,
is one of the few places where one can still find people saying 'aap',
'janab', 'pehle aap', etc.
The Lucknow Victoria Memorial was created by
J.H. Hornimen, in 1908, as a memorial to Queen Victoria.
Built of white makrana marble it is situated in Victoria Park,
now known as Begum Hazrat Mahal Park. The Victoria memorial was
built at a price of Rs. 1.30 lac, of which the statue alone cost Rs.