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Rumi Darwaza, the 60 feet high gate built by the third #Nawab of #Lucknow, Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula is considered an architectural marvel. It is believed to be identical to an old gate in Istanbul called Bab-iHümayun, and so is also sometimes referred to as #Turkish Gate. The architectural style of the Rumi Darwaza is an example of #Awadhi #architecture and is completely in sync with the Nawabi architecture of Lucknow Adjacent to the #Asafi #Imambara or #Bara Imambara has become a logo for the city of Lucknow. It used to mark the entrance to Old Lucknow City, but as the city expanded it was later used as an entrance to a palace which was later demolished by the British insurgents. I prefer visiting this place in the evening just before the sunset. So that I can experience it in daylight as well as when it is beautifully lit up! #lucknow #lucknowdiaries #traveldaries #lucknowhistory #uttarpradeshtourism #lucknowspecial #lucknowphotography #lucknowtourism #lucknownawabs #cityofnawabs #puneinstagrammers Nawab Lucknow, Turkish Architecture Awadhi Asafi Imambara Bara Lucknowdiaries Lucknowhistory Uttarpradeshtourism Lucknow Traveldaries Lucknowspecial Lucknowphotography Lucknowtourism Lucknownawabs Cityofnawabs Puneinstagrammers Cityscape Lights Summer Exploratorium Visual Creativity
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