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British Residency

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Address: Lucknow, India
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History amidst ruins

Located about 6 km from Lucknow's Charbag railway station lies an area seeped in past history, called Residency. A large british garrision which became famous in 1857 as it served... read more

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Mathura, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The place is really interesting to visit in lucknow.. British Residency- having its presence in the history books.. best place to history lovers...

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Jamshedpur, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Located about 6 km from Lucknow's Charbag railway station lies an area seeped in past history, called Residency. A large british garrision which became famous in 1857 as it served as a refuge for over 2000 british soldiers during the mutiny during the four & half month seige. Today past ruins n many graves remain and the place has been... More 

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is a legacy of the times gone by and what Lucknow was prior to Independence. A must see for a tourist.British Residency is a must for those who want to know about First armed freedom movement of India in 1857. This place was used by Britishers to post their armed forces. Now most of the building are ruined and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its history itself.symbol of resistance against oppression and struggle for freedom from British tyranny. Must visit if in lucknow. Witness of never seen before valour of tahjeebi lucknow which forced union jack to unfurl 24 hrs a day which never ever happened before.every brick has its own story. To enjoy it fully one should read 1857 1st war of independence.

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Thank Ajay K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was amazing revisiting this place with my kids spent almost 3hrs with them. Took them to each of the buildings across the Residency. One lost opportunity - the muskets uniforms from the in-house museum missing - the top floor had limited information except for the model built-up map.

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Thank Trevor J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a must for those who want to know about First armed freedom movement of India in 1857. This place was used by Britishers to post their armed forces.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is important in history and canon marked walls abound but it's a ruin and the museum is a let down

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you know of or are interested in the 1857 Mutiny (or first war of independence if you're Indian) this is a fine place to visit to see the sight of one of the famous sieges in that troubled period. Many of the buildings in this large park have been left as they from that day and seeing the round... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

British residency is the place where British used to stay while they ruled India. Now most of the building are ruined and open places are covers with garden grass. Lots of plantation of different types of trees. Along with that place has become lovers meeting point so sometimes expect unexpected. Home for some of the oldest and largest trees in... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent place to visit. has a museum also. Gives a feel of what happened in 1857. provide knowledge of historical characters

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