CHATTAR MANZIL (UMBRELLA PALACE) : Lucknow
Chhattar Manzil or Chhata Mahal is a building in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, which functioned as a palace for the rulers of Awadh and their other parts. On the banks of river Gomti, the Chattar floor is situated. The Chattar Manzil comprised a turn, Chattar Manzil and a small umbrella floor, but the biggest hand still exists. These buildings were an example of the Indo-European-Nawabi architectural style, even if the floor was changed years later. The palaces were named after the umbrellas on the octagonal pavilions, which used to make the crown of buildings.
There are vast underground rooms in the implementation of the implementation and through a canopy dome there is a dome. The Palace has long gone through many owners, including the Nawab of Awadh Saadat Ali Khan and Wajid Ali Shah, and the British make amends on the basis that its construction began in the 1780s. It served as a palace for the rulers of Awadh and their wives. Later, during the revolt of 1857, this building became the stronghold of Indian revolutionaries. One part of it was destroyed with the help of the British through the Battle of 1857. After the confrontation of 1857, the government allocated the construction to an American NGO which used it as a subscription for recreational activities, until 1947, the use of thirty-six floor United Services Club is used.
Currently in the palace is the Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) office. It remained the residence of the Nawabs of Awadh and their wives and in 1857 became a focal point for the meeting of freedom fighters during the first war of Indian independence war. A unique and intricate feature of the historic building is its underground hall called the basement. . They were made in the waters of the Gomti river so that they could stay calm during the hot summer months. Therefore, the palace has become a favorite tourist destination for some well-known professional photographers such as Samuel Bourne, Darga Ubbs Ali, Felice Beato and Thomas Rust along with eager tourists.
Weather: Summer 30 ° C to 38 ° C Winter 19 ° C to 22 ° C