Apr 30, 2011

The Husainabad Imambara or Chhota Imambara - Lucknow Uttar Pradesh 1860's

Chhota Imambara or Hussainabad Imambara was built by Muhammad Ali Shah, The third Nawab of Avadh in 1838, it was to serve as his own mausoleum. It is also known as the Palace of Lights because of its decorations during special festivals.

Know more about this beautiful architecture in Wikipedia.

Photographer: Samuel Bourne (England, 1834–1912)
Source: Flickr.com