Chota Imambara, also known as Imambara Hussainabad Mubarak is an imposing monument located in the city of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built in the year 1838 by Mohammad Ali Shah, the third Nawab of Awadh.Fondly called the palace of lights because of the stunning chandeliers and decorations that light up the building on special occasions, Chota Imambara is located adjacent to the Bada Imambara in the heart of Lucknow. Several minarets, turrets, domes and large courtyards make this historical monument a popular pit-stop for anyone visiting Lucknow. The stunning marble work, striking interiors decorated with grand and colourful chandeliers and sprawling gardens add to the majestic charm of the Imambara. Built by the third nawab of Awadh, Muhammad Ali Shah in the 19th century, the imposing monument also houses two replicas of Agra’s Taj Mahal, which are the tombs of Mohammed Ali Shah’s daughter and her husband.
Below are some pics clicked by our clients at the famous Chota Imambara at Lucknow..
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