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11 Little-known Lucknow Facts That Even The Lucknowites Had No Clue About.

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11 Little-known Lucknow Facts That Even The Lucknowites Had No Clue About.

Lucknow, the city of Nawabs is known by a lot of other names too such as The Constantinople of India, Shiraz-i-Hind and the Golden City of the East. We all know Lucknow is famous worldwide for its Tundey ke Kabab, Bada Imambara, Chikankari, Prakash Ki Kulfi, Royal Cafe ki Basket chaat, Tehzeeb, Nawabs ki shaan and what not. 

Here are some amazing little known Lucknow Facts that even the Lucknowites had no clue about. 

1) Lucknow is world’s 74th fastest growing city of world.

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2) Lucknow is the centre of Shia Islam in India with the highest Shia Muslim population in India.

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3) Lucknow, along with Agra and Varanasi, is one of the 3 cities in the Uttar Pradesh Tourism’s Heritage Arc, which is a chain of survey triangulations created by the Government Of Uttar Pradesh to boost tourism in the state.

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4) Lucknow is first CCTV city of India ,more than 9000 cameras are installed for  security setup.

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5) Lucknow is known for its Dusshehri mangoes, which are exported to many countries.

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6) Charbagh, one of the most Beautiful and Busiest railway station of  India. A  unique feature of the Charbagh railway station is that an aerial view of the station building shows it as a chess board and the domes and pillars of the  building appear to be pieces of a chess game.

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7) Janeshwar Mishra Park is claimed to be ASIA’ s Largest park.

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8) Rumi Darwaza which is also known as Turkish Gate , got this name because it was built by architectures of Rome.

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9) Lucknow is ranked ‘India’s Second Happiest City’ in a survey conducted by IMRB International and LG Corporation, after only Chandigarh. It fared better than     other metropolitan cities in India including New Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai. Lucknow was found to be better than other cities in areas such as food, transit and overall citizen satisfaction.

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10) Lucknow is among the most bicycle-friendly cities in Uttar Pradesh.

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11) Lucknow has sister city relationship with 2 cities namely Brisbane, Australia and Montreal, Canada. The relation has enabled exchange for developing commercial, cultural, sporting and other mutually beneficial exchanges.

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Also Read Did You Know There Are 8 Places Around the World that Share Their Names With Lucknow?

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