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British Residency

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Address: Lucknow, India
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It was amazing revisiting this place with my kids spent almost 3hrs with them. Took them to each of the buildings across the Residency. One lost opportunity - the muskets... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Its history itself.symbol of resistance against oppression and struggle for freedom from British tyranny. Must visit if in lucknow. Witness of never seen before valour of tahjeebi lucknow which forced union jack to unfurl 24 hrs a day which never ever happened before.every brick has its own story. To enjoy it fully one should read 1857 1st war of independence.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was amazing revisiting this place with my kids spent almost 3hrs with them. Took them to each of the buildings across the Residency. One lost opportunity - the muskets uniforms from the in-house museum missing - the top floor had limited information except for the model built-up map.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is a must for those who want to know about First armed freedom movement of India in 1857. This place was used by Britishers to post their armed forces.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is important in history and canon marked walls abound but it's a ruin and the museum is a let down

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you know of or are interested in the 1857 Mutiny (or first war of independence if you're Indian) this is a fine place to visit to see the sight of one of the famous sieges in that troubled period. Many of the buildings in this large park have been left as they from that day and seeing the round... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

British residency is the place where British used to stay while they ruled India. Now most of the building are ruined and open places are covers with garden grass. Lots of plantation of different types of trees. Along with that place has become lovers meeting point so sometimes expect unexpected. Home for some of the oldest and largest trees in... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

excellent place to visit. has a museum also. Gives a feel of what happened in 1857. provide knowledge of historical characters

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has lot of history inside it.Britishers used to live here before independence...But the fight for freedom started here...1857...The rebels(krantikari) attacked and killed all the britishers here...You can still see the evidence here....The marks of bullet guves goosebumps

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Created by the British to safe guard its people the place still bears testimony to the British Raj in India.

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a legacy of the times gone by and what Lucknow was prior to Independence. A must see for a tourist. Don't be surprised if you catch a few "love birds" but that won't take away the magnificence of the place. Believed to be haunted. Not seen a ghost personally.

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