Rumi Darwaza, Uttar Pradesh, India

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About Rumi Darwaza

Rumi Darwaza is one of the heritage structures of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It is an example of Awadhi architecture. Rumi Gate is 236 years old and is truly counted as Lucknow's pride.

The Rumi Darwaza, also known as the "Turkish Gate," is an imposing gateway in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Rumi Darwaza was one of the architectural projects undertaken by the fourth ruler of Awadh, Nawab Asaf-ud-Daulah, as part of his relief operations in 1783-84 to provide work and assistance to those affected by the famine in his state. The gateway is thought to have taken two years to build and was completed in 1786 at a cost of one crore rupees. This massive gate connects Bara Imambara and Chota Imambara.


How To Reach Rumi Darwaza

By Air

The nearest airport is Amausi, Lucknow is the nearest airport to Rumi Darwaza. From the airport, you have to hire taxies and cabs to reach Rumi gate.

By Train

Charbagh is the nearest railway station. to Rumi Darwaza. After reaching the station you can hire local taxis and cabs to reach this historic site.

By Road

Rumi Darwaza is well connected through roads. One can take a local taxi, bus, or auto-rickshaw to reach Rumi Darwaza.

Things to do in Rumi Darwaza

1. Photography 

Doing photography is an excellent activity which you can do near Rumi Darwaza. The big gate looks amazing from far and nearby places.

2. Shopping 

Doing shopping is another best and most fun activity near Rumi Darwaza. Which you can enjoy the most. Here you also get to know more about the ancient culture and tradition of the old nabobs of Lucknow.

3. Food 

The place is surrounded by lots of mouth-watering street food and restaurants.

4. Rumi Darwaza architecture

The architecture of Rumi Darwaza is so beautiful that you will really love and admire that without having the knowledge of technology people in those ancient times can create such a great design on this massive gate.

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