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Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh in India, is a city known for its culture, civility, and courtesies. The city has maintained its old-world charm, making it a popular destination for tourists.


The city was a North Indian cultural and artistic hub, and the seat of power of the Nawabs during the 18th and 19th centuries. The Nawabi era's imperialistic splendour and magnificence have been praised by writers, poets, and historians, making it a must-visit destination. Lucknow displays a rich heritage of education, culture, languages, monuments, cuisine, embroidery, muslins, and other light fabrics, gold, and silver jewellery. It continues to be an important center of governance, administration, education, commerce, aerospace, finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, design, culture, tourism, music, and poetry. The city has several research Institutes and Universities, making it a hub for education and research. Lucknow has various other names like The Constantinople of India, Shiraz-e-Hind, and the Golden City of the East, owing to its sprawling gardens, polite manners, fine cuisine, music, and poetry.

Lucknow hosts many research Institutes of the Government of India, including the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Central Drug Research Institute, National Botanical Research Institute, etc., as well as four Universities, Colleges for Fine Arts and Architecture, etc. The culture of Lucknow has a great feel and is an amalgamation of complete sophistication, warmth, manners, etiquette, courtesy and a fine taste in the standard of living. Many cultural traits of the city have become the landmarks of Tehzeeb. Lucknow is extremely popular with stylish and delicate Indian embroideries like Chikan and Lucknavi Zardozi. Lucknow’s cuisine, also known as Awadhi cuisine has a unique delicate style. The major highlights are biryanis, kebabs, and bread-like, nahari-kulcha, roomali roti, and warqi paratha.

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