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British Residency

Lucknow, India
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Lucknow, India
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Reviewed yesterday

The size of the complex is tremendous. Full of historical significance. Small museum is worthy of a visit. Peaceful and full of nature. Not much left of the Residency, but good indication of the war that took place there.

Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed yesterday

British Raj Memories as well as the Mughal to British transition memorabilia is extensive here with many ruins and vast area of park well maintained for the sake of History lovers. It is a Heritage site and a visit to this place is worth its...More

Thank Babu Y
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a nice couple of hours pottering around the campus. The thing that amazes me is the sense of history that you can sense and feel here and what comes up about the British time in India. YMMV

Thank wing6rider-Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We spent a couple of hours here while we stayed in Lucknow. I was very keen to visit the site of the siege and it exceeded my expectations. There is far more to see than I expected. It is well worth a visit. There is...More

Thank kpgreynomads
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spread over an area of 30 acres, the ruins stand testimony to what that place was. there is also a museum which gives complete info about the place. one can spend a good 2 hours to see the whole complex.

Thank Atulyan071
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has an aura typical of the british raj, connected to the first uprising of 1857 Mutiny as we had read in our history books. I am unsure whether they still continue to stage the sound & light show depicting the Mutiny of 1857. This used...More

1  Thank SusejBose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

British Residency is a old historical and peaceful place of lucknow. This place is quite attractive. Must visit place.

Thank Aarav K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This building was built by British in the 19th Century as their residency in Lucknow. This building was attacked by the Freedom fighters during the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857. There are bullets and shells marks seen through out the building. It was great to be...More

Thank Rajani B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great heritage site........... ancient architectural buildings with historical significance..... still bearing british legacy...... peaceful place and covering large area of greenery..... reasonable entry fee

Thank arindammullick100
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

It was a Sunday morning that we stepped out to explore the Old Heritage of the city, as we prepared ourselves for this we stopped at Chowk to enjoy the Lakhnawi Breakfast and set ourselves for the visit, after round of Awadhi monuments we went...More

Thank ShivendraPratap
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Response from Faraz A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is allowed. But, not sure if it is allowed or not inside the museum.
22 January 2017|
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Response from Maria D | Reviewed this property |
Open Tuesday to Sunday...Monday closed Timing 10:00 am to 5:00 pm