This Fort is adjacent to the stone bridge; it stands on an eminence and is supposed to be the original centre around which the city of Lucknow sprang up. Tow centuries have elapsed since it was made into a fort, and it may now be considered as the citadel of Lucknow.
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The Lucknow album : containing a series of fifty photographic views of Lucknow and its environs together with a large sized plan of the city (1874)
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