Constantia House, Lucknow

Constantia House | One of the best places to visit in Lucknow

LocationLa Martiniere Road, La Martiniere College, Lucknow, Lucknow (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsConstantia House open from 08:00 am to 06:00 pm all days in week, No entry fee.
Place TypePalace & Landmarks, Monument
Place visit withFriends, Siblings, Youngsters
Best time to visitJanuary, February, March, April
Nearest MetroSachivalaya Metro Station (2 KM) Hazratganj Metro Station (2 KM)

About Constantia House

Constantia House is a beautiful building located in La Martiniere Boys College, Lucknow. Considered as the largest European funerary monument in India, it was built in 1785 by Claude Martin, an officer in the British Army.

The interiors of the building are decorated with French rugs, plaster of Paris details, mirrors and paintings that are reminiscent of the grandeur of the bygone era.

Architecture of Constantia House

The architecture of Constantia is an intricate weave of Nawabi fantasy and Gothic barracks, intertwined with Georgian colonists with the bastions and loopholes of medieval Mughal additions and Palladian arcades. The height of this building of Constantia House made of yellow sandstone is 40 meters i.e. 125 feet.

Interesting facts about Constantia House

  1. It is also a major historical place as this house was converted into a fort by the British Army during the Sepoy Mutiny.
  2. Constantia House is not only a mausoleum but also an educational institution; It runs the school on a sprawling plot of prime land of 200 acres in the city of Lucknow.
  3. Constantia is built on a landscaped terrace, which was once a lake.
  4. In the center of the ground rises a solid flute column with a Moorish dome often called a 'lat'.

How to reach Constantia House

By Metro:- Nearest Metro Station to Constantia House is Secretariat Metro Station at 2 Km and Hazratganj Metro Station at 2 Km. From Here You Can Take Auto.

By Train:- The nearest railway station to Constantia House is Dilkusha Cabin Railway Station, which is at a distance of 1 km, from here you can take a rickshaw comfortably.

By Road:- Auto, Bus or Rickshaw ply here regularly, you can use any service as per your convenience.

Nearby famous places

  • La Martiniere College 0 m away
  • Chakra Tirth Temple 0.7 km away
  • Hazratganj 1.8 km away
  • Kaiserbagh Palace 0.8 km away
  • Ambedkar Memorial Park 1.7 km away
  • Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden 2.1 km away
  • Nawabganj Wildlife Sanctuary 0.8 km away
  • Christ Church 0.9 km away
  • Moti Mahal 1.6 km away
  • Vidhan Sabha Bhawan Council House 1.6 km away

Constantia House FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at La Martiniere Road, La Martiniere College, Lucknow, Lucknow.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Constantia House: Constantia House open from 08:00 am to 06:00 pm all days in week, No entry fee..

𝒜. You should visit Constantia House during January, February, March, April months for best experience.

🛑Note: We don't guarantee for info accuracy.