Bara Imambara, Lucknow


Bara Imambara, also called as Asfi Imambara, is a congregation shrine hall built by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula in Lucknow, India for Azadari (Muharram processions and rituals). "Bara" is an urdu word that means BIG, and "imamabara" means shrine.

The complex includes the hall, Asfi mosque, a labyrinth, and a baoli (a step well with running water). 





To visit the hall, you have to pass through two gateways.

First gateway ...







Second gateway ...










Fish - the dynastic symbol of Nawabs of Awadh ...



Asfi Mosque ...











Bara Imambara ...








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