Photo of the Day :: Rohit Dhall ( Lucknow )
Photographer’s Name : Rohit Dhall
City : Lucknow
State : Uttar Pradesh
Country : India
Category of the Photo : Monuments
Title of the Photo :: The Rumi Darwaza
Camera Used : Smartphone
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Tell About Photo :: The Rumi Darwaza (Gate) is an incredible structure which stands imposingly between Bara Imambara and Chota Imambara in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Constructed in 1784 under the rule of Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula, it is a fine example of Awadhi architecture, or the Lucknow School of Architecture.
It was a style adopted by the Nawabs of Awadh to preserve the Mughal architectural style while experimenting with newer styles and materials.