residency ruins - lucknow (india)


The ruins of the old British Residency barracks in Lucknow (India).­

The Lucknow Residency was scene of a prolonged battle known as Siege of Lucknow, during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.­ For more information about this historical event, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Siege_­of_­Lucknow.

For more information about the Residency, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­The_­Residency_­Lucknow.

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Dr. Ram Lal Chakravarti Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226018, India

Photos taken in India in 2013

The highlight if this trip was the Maha Kumba Mela Hindu Festival, the largest human gathering on earth, which happens once every 12 years.­

Other regions visited include the springs of the Ganges river, Varanasi, the Konark sun temple.­

See also my photos of Nepal that I took the same year.­