Retaining a feast of British Raj architecture as well as home to two grandiose tombs, Lucknow was the administrative and cultural hub of the Nawabs of Avadh (Oudh). During the period of the weakening of the Mughal Empire, the city rose into prominence as a centre for poetry, music, dance and courtly diction. Modern Lucknow, extending along the banks of the Gomti River, is a seamless blend of the medieval and the modern, as new shopping complexes and ultra-modern malls are popping up all over the city. Today capital of the most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, it is a fabulous place to sample its elaborate cuisine for which the city is widely known. You can know more about Lucknow.
The temperature of Lucknow during summer (May-June/July) ranges between 30 degrees centigrade to 45 degree centigrade and during winters (November-Dec/Jan) 2 degree centigrade to 20 degree centigrade, so it is advised to pack your bag accordingly. During the remaining months it’s usually pleasant.
Being the capital of the state, Lucknow is well connected through air, road and rail with all the major cities in India. There are many direct flights & trains to Lucknow from the cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Jaipur. There are many direct international flights to & from Riyadh, Jeddah, Muscat, Dubai, Sharjah, and Bangkok. Lucknow is connected to the national capital (New Delhi) through Agra Express Way an Yamuna Express way by road.