The land of Nawabs is famous for its divine taste and fashion with grace and
grandeur. The Awadh is a collection of refined lifestyle and fashion. The place is
really followed by the refined lifestyle. The ancient monuments, narrow lanes,
huge and beautiful Imambars are the charisma of Lucknow. The Nawabi lifestyle
has the culture of kathak dance and delicious Awadhi cuisine.
Royal touch of Awadh-
The era of Nawabi lifestyle was influenced by the Nawab Asafuddaulah in the
year 1775, By the Nawab’s effort the place has seen the days of the flamboyance
and luxury in every step.
The active participation in the activities of social culture has given Lucknow a new
name ‘City of Tehzeeb’ which you can see in every person you meet in the city.
Culture and Art of Nawabi Era-
The effluence and grace for the art of the Nawabs have created new walls for
literature, dance and music in India. This was the time when Urdu poets were in
the world with their excellent poetry under the wise patronage of the Nawabs.
Hindustani Classical music like anything and thus making it hugely popular form of
art in India at that time. The Lucknow Festival celebrated between 25th
November and 5th December every year still maintains the charm of the Nawabi
era. Since then, Indian literature has never been the same as before. The
admiration for the art and music of the Nawabs flourished the practice of Kathak
Royalty of The Avadhi Cuisine
Lakhnavi Nawabs were great lover of fine food and were never ready to
compromise on the quality. Be if the vegetarian food like Dum Pukht , Dum Aloo
or the non-vegetarian items like Dum Mutton and Dum Murg, the Nawabs of
Lucknow undoubtedly deserve kudos from all the food lovers of the world. Their
regular experimentation in the royal kitchens gave the Avadhi cuisine a new
height of fineness and dimension .The mouth watering fragrance of the Noor
Pulav , Dum Biriyani, or Mori Pulav are sure to allure you like anything. Lucknow is
also known as the ‘land of kebabs’ where the variety of Kebabs include the
famous names like Seek Kebab, Nargisi Kebab, Shami Kebab and Galawat Kebab,
which are ready to indulge your senses and leave you speechless. You can try the
hundred years old restaurant Tunde Kebabi in Chowk which serves the best
kawab and Non -Veg dishes all over the lucknow.
Nawabi Style Festival
knowledgeable man to train and look after the parrot and pigeons make it clear
that these sports were not only for fun but a sense of pride and honor was
associated with them. The urge for keeping themselves busy in the idle days,
Lucknow Nawabs invented a number of sports. This lead to some royal
competitions like Kabootar Ladana (Pigeon Fight), Parrot Flying, Patang Udana
(Kite Flying) and Baazi Lagana (Betting) which used to keep them busy throughout
The enlightenment of Nawabi lifestyle and fashion has made the Lucknow very
graceful as compared with the other places.