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About Hussainabad Picture Gallery

With life size portraits of the Nawabs of Awadh, the Hussainabad Picture Gallery is one of the oldest picture galleries in Lucknow. Situated near Chhota Imambara and the Hussainabad Clock Tower, this is a popular attraction of Lucknow. The impressive construction which houses this picture gallery is the Baradari, literally meaning ‘having twelve doorways’. This gallery was made by Nawab Mohammad Ali Shah, the third Nawab of previous Awadh in the year 1838 and used as a royal summer house. It also has a mosque and a pond overlooking it, which adds to the delight of this place. The front part of the structure has a market named Mina Bazaar, which is also popular to shop for Lucknowi artworks. Another interesting highlight is the pictures of the officials of the British era so one enjoy a blend of intricate architecture and amazing taste of the Nawabs. The outstanding resources of the striking Hussainabad Picture Gallery are the splendid portraits that displays of excellent detailing being done back then. So if you are fond of Royal architecture and life size paintings, this is the best place to visit and make the best of your visit.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1 hour
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Entry Fee Local Tourist Adult: INR 20 Foreign Tourist Adult: INR 200
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

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