British Residency, Lucknow

British Residency | One of the best places to visit in Lucknow

LocationMahatma Gandhi Marg, Deep Manak Nagar, Qaisar Bagh, Lucknow, Lucknow (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsLucknow Residency open from 10:00 am to 05:00 pm all days in week, Entry fee for Indian Rs 5 and for foreigner Rs 100.
Place TypePalace & Landmarks, Monument
Place visit withFriends, Parants, Solo, Siblings, Youngsters
Best time to visitJanuary, February, March, April
Nearest MetroSachivalaya Metro Station (2 KM) Hazratganj Metro Station (2 KM) KD Singh Babu Stadium Metro Station (1 KM) Lucknow University Metro Station (1 KM) IT College Metro Station (2 KM) Aminabad Metro Station (2 KM) Pandeyganj Metro Station (2 KM) City Railway Station Metro Station (1 KM)

About British Residency

The Residency is a group of several buildings on a common campus in the city of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. It used to be the residence of officers of the British East India Company, residing in Lucknow, the capital of Awadh province.

The Residency which is now in ruins, was started by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula, the contemporary of Lucknow, in the year 1780, which was later completed by Nawab Saadat Ali in 1800.

Architecture of British Residency

The entire Residency Complex is spread over 33 acres, this two-storey building made of Lakhuri brick and lime lime, consisted of spacious verandahs and a portico.

How to reach British Residency

By Rail:- The main stations in Lucknow are Lucknow Junction, Badshahnagar, Gomtinagar. From the station you can take taxi as well as auto, local bus.

By Air:- Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport is the only airport in Lucknow, which is well connected to all parts of the country. From the airport, you can easily reach here with the help of metro train, bus, auto, taxi etc.

By Road:- The city is well connected to other cities by national highways. It can be reached from any corner of the city with the help of auto, cab, bus and metro.

Nearby famous places

  • Begum Hazrat Mahal Park 1 km away
  • Martyrs Smarak 50 meters
  • Indira Gandhi Planetarium 2 km away
  • Elephant Park 2 kms away
  • Buddha Park 2.5 km away
  • Bara Imambara 3.5 kms away
  • Rumi Darwaza 3.5 kms away
  • Lemon Park 3.5 km away
  • Ghanta Ghar 4 kms away
  • Chhota Imambara 4.5 kms away

British Residency FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Deep Manak Nagar, Qaisar Bagh, Lucknow, Lucknow.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the British Residency: Lucknow Residency open from 10:00 am to 05:00 pm all days in week, Entry fee for Indian Rs 5 and for foreigner Rs 100..

𝒜. You should visit British Residency during January, February, March, April months for best experience.

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