Chhota Imambara

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Chhota Imambara, also known as Imambara Hussainabad Mubarak, is a Mughal edifice in the city of Lucknow. The structure serves as a prayer center for devout Muslims. King Muhammad Ali Shah of the 18th century commissioned its construction. Muhammad Ali Shah authorized the construction of the Chhota Imambara to give the disadvantaged access to gainful employment and a better chance of eking out an existence. This Imambara will provide a wealth of historical data useful for anyone visiting the city of Lucknow. The place is exceptionally peaceful, so you can expect to experience sensations of contentment and joy. How to explore Chhota Imambara?

- Panjetan, or the holy five, is emphasized here with five significant entrances. Enter this monument through these entrances. - Imambara has two main halls and a Shehnasheen, a platform where the Zarih of Imam Husain is kept. Zarih represents the guardrail placed over Imam Husain's tomb in Karbala, Iraq. - The huge hall of Azakhana is rimmed in green and white, and it is lavishly ornamented with crystal glass chandeliers and lamp stands. Because of its elaborate design, European travelers and journalists dubbed the Imambara 'The Palace of Lights.' The outside is ornately adorned with Quranic texts written in Islamic calligraphy. - The city of Lucknow is well-known for its Mughlai food, and the city itself is a veritable hotspot for eateries serving a variety of Mughlai fare. Savor your taste with the deliciousness. - Chikankari Kurta is a well-known Lucknowi garment that can be purchased at any store in this city. - A visit to the nearby British Residency is like going back in time to the era when Britain dominated India. There is a small museum at the residency that seems fascinating. - You can take pictures against a visually stunning backdrop at the Husainabad Clock Tower, widely known as the Big Ben of India.

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Address of Chhota Imambara

West of Bara Imambara, Lucknow 226001 India

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