Lucknow is a city with a rich historical background and cultural heritage. Lucknow has many ancient palace ruins, alluding to the luxurious lifestyle of Lucknow’s ancient Nawab people. Although small, the city attracts several tourists and has quite a few parks and other tourist attractions. Several of its palaces have supporting gardens, which have now been converted into parks.
Photos of the best parks to visit in Lucknow:
Here are some of the best parks in Lucknow.
The Dilkusha Garden is an adjoining part of the Dilkusha kothi (palace). Although the original kothi is in ruins, the gardens have been rebuilt and are frequented by morning walkers and joggers. It is a fun experience to walk along the path surrounded by kothi ruins and newly planted flowers. The ruins add historical charm to the place, giving it character and story. The entrance fee is reasonable and practical.
Swarna Jayanti Smriti Vihar Park:
This is a typical park with a separate children’s area with swings and slides installed. The park begins to fill up from dawn when the first walkers or members of the Laughter Club arrive in the early morning. Swarna Jayanti Smriti Vihar Park is starting to be known as Lucknow’s fitness track! Tickets are reasonably priced and there are even monthly pass plans.
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Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Park:
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia is a philosopher and socialist. The park is named after him. It is located in Gomti Nagar, one of the most famous picnic spots in Lucknow, complete with an artificial lake. The park has been developed and maintained by the Lucknow Development Authority. The park makes special arrangements for visitors in the morning. Visitors to the park can enjoy vocal and instrumental music from 6 am to 7 am.
This is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Lucknow. The park showcases Lucknow’s rich cultural heritage in lush green gardens. In addition to the natural beauty bestowed upon it by the flora and fauna of the park, there are many art exhibits such as bronze statues of animals and trees, a central mound, a body of water with beautiful stone fountains, some of the tallest fountains in the world made of bronze and granite etc., attracting the attention of tourists to the craftsmanship of Lucknow artisans.
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Jyotiba Phule Regional Park:
Located in Kanpur Road Housing Scheme D-1, this park has all the basic amenities a park should have. Lush greenery, beautiful flowers, swings, rest spots, jogging trails, and beautiful fountains are just a few of the park’s highlights. It is the best place for local residents to relax or do their daily exercise.
Begum Hazrat Mahal Park:
Begum Hazrat Mahal was the first wife of Nawab Ali Shah. This park was built in her memory. She made a major contribution to the first freedom movement, and the government hopes to honor her by erecting a monument to her. The memorial was built in the old Victoria Park, now known as Begum Hazrat Mahal Park. The monument is a beautiful sculpture surrounded by colorful flowers.
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This park is located near Hattie Park. It offers some fun rides for the kids, as well as paddling in the canals for adults. The park is a popular spot for gathering parties! The green garden of this park is also a safe area with children.