This is a religious monument in Lucknow built in the 18th century. It is significant as a pilgrimage site for Muslims.

The Bara Imambara timing is from 8:00am to 6:00pm. It remains open to the public all throughout the week except Monday.


  •   Monday To Saturday
  •       8:00am – 6:00pm
  •   Sunday
  •       8:00am – 6:00pm

Quick Facts

  • The monument has eight chambers which are connected by a labyrinth known as Bhool-Bhulaiyan.
  • There are secret tunnels inside the monument which leads to a location near Gomti river.
  • There is a central chamber within the main Imambara which is known for being the largest arched hall in the world.

How To Reach ?

  • By Air:Lucknow has air connectivity with the major Indian cities such as New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad & Kolkata.
  • By Rail:Lucknow Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Bara Imambara
  • By Road:Bara Imambara also has a well connected bus network.