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Address: West of Bara Imambara, Lucknow 226001, India
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A must see for the chandeliers!

Looks very impressive on the outside but inside was filled with different lights and Chandeliers hanging from the ceiling. You will get some great reflection pics

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This monument is beautiful and a lot better maintained than the bada imambara. I infact found this monument a lot better when compared to the bada imambara. The reflections in the pond add to the beauty of the imambara. If you purchased a ticket at the bada imambara you visit this for free. The gardens are well maintained and it's... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Looks very impressive on the outside but inside was filled with different lights and Chandeliers hanging from the ceiling. You will get some great reflection pics

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! The Chhota Imambara is certainly worth a visit. The entrance gate is amazing and then there's the garden with its long taj like pool, the treasury and the meeting hall with its wonderful exterior and interior with beautiful chandeliers and other glass light fittings.

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Thank Stephanie991181
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

See it when you are in Lucknow because it is linked to the heritage of the place but as it is there is nothing unique about it. A small mosque and a maqbara of one of the nawabs it can be given a see through in half an hour at best..

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As the photos suggest, this is a crazy palace of tat of a mosque! If you didn't think Islam had a funny side, then look in here. Ok the green carpets match the fountain water and it's all a little peeling but that doesn't make it unappealing! I laughed out loud at this gaudy extravaganza!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Less grand than Bara, the grounds of this historic residence are beautiful and attract local families and friendly school groups. The hall of 18th and 19th century chandeliers is a treat. So, too, is the microtext Quran, though it shows some water-damage and is somewhat difficult to view through glass. Tip the minder for your footwear, which must be removed... More 

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was built by the Nawab of Awadh and is located in Lucknow it has a vast collection of chandeliers on the inside. On the outside there is a large pond which reflects the main building very quiet as you would expect. Popularly known as the Chhota Imambara, the Imambara of Hussainabad in the old city is one of the... More 

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Beersheba, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Entrance is free if you have tickets to Bara Imambara. Not as impressive. Not really sell kept. Some keepers force themselves as "guides".

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Gurgaon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The one touristy thing I wanted to do while in Lucknow and I wasn't disappointed. It's a peaceful compound that's steeped in history. Loved the show round and marvelled at the scientific nuances of the building built in the early 1800s.

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Hyderabad, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

If you are in Lucknow for a stopover of 1 night, I would not suggest you to visit this place if you have already visited the Bara Imambara. If you have a full day in hand, go for it.

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