nawabi mahal ruins - lucknow residency (india)


Strings of red flags on a ruined monument in the British Residency park in Lucknow (India)

This ruined building is called Nawabi Mahal [Tomb] or Nawabi Masjid [Mosque] or the Imambara.­ Not sure what the correct name is.­

If you have more information about the Nawabi Mahal, please post a comment!

For more info about this place, 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.­