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Time Required : 1 - 2 hrs

Timings : 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Entry Fee : Free

Date : 1800

Built by : Nawab Saadat Ali Khan

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Sikandar Bagh, Lucknow Overview

Sikandar Bagh is an ancient styled posh mansion and a bracketing garden built in the 1800s. Located on Ashok Road, this greenery housed here is known to be the last Mughal garden in India.

Built by Nawab Wajid Ali Khan, the last Nawab of Oudh, Sikandar Bagh became a site of a Botanical Garden and the National Botanical Research Institute post-1947. The park also acted as a venue in the 1857 Battle of Independence. 

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History of Sikandar Bagh

Built by Nawab Saadat Ali Khan, this early 19th-century green space was a former stronghold during the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 and 1858. It was on the grounds of this garden that the 'ugly blind hole' was created on one of the brick walls.

This collision was caused by the six open fires and 18 other guns. Housing over 2000 soldiers, the Sikander Bagh was a site of mass murder at the hands of the British Commander-in-Chief, Sir Colin Campbell. 

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