Lucknow Mahotsav 2020

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Location : Lucknow, India

Destination Type: Cultural

The Lucknow Mahotsav is a 10- day annual festival conducted by UP Tourism department in Inida. It has  an extravagant cultural significance. The festival has many highlights and it has been attracting many tourists from the country and across the globe.

History of Lucknow Mahotsav

  1. The year 1975-76 was observed and organized by Southern Asians as The Tourism Year.
  2.  On this occasion it became a motive to promote Lucknow Mahotsav’s Art, Culture, and Tourism for national and international tourists. The decision to organize the Lucknow Festival was taken. 
  3. The festival has over 200 stalls, 50 food stalls, 33 pavilions etc. Celebrities like Shirley Setia, Javed Ali, Pawan Singh and others have also performed in the Lucknow Mahotsav.

Activities for tourists at Lucknow Mahotsav

  1. Enjoy cultural extravaganza, traditional village games, Ghazal and Thumri nights, performances by celebrities
  2. Participate in events like cock fighting, Youth festival and Drama Competition, ekka races, kite flying
  3. Enjoy the traditional crafts of Lucknow.
  4. Enjoy thr delicacies of Nawabi cuisine.

How to reach there


Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport , formerly Amausi Airport), The airport has daily flights from DelhiMumbaiKolkata and Patna, as well as direct flights to BangaloreSharjahJeddahMuscatDehradunIndorePuneGoa and Varanasi


Lucknow is an important junction with links to all major cities of the state and country such as New DelhiMumbaiHyderabadKolkataChandigarhNashikAmritsarJammuChennaiBangaloreAhmedabadPuneIndoreBhopalJhansiJabalpurJaipurRaipur and Siwan

Nearby destinations for tour operators / travel agents

  1. Kanpur ( 93 kms away)
  2. Allahabad ( 200 kms away)
  3. Ayodhya ( 135kms away)
  4. Chitrakoot ( 230 kms away)

Some hotels in Lucknow for tourists and tour operators with room tariff less than Rs.5000/- per night

York Inn Boutique Hotel

India Awadh Hotel

Hotel Radical palace

Ginger Lucknow

Hotel Amber


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 Photo courtesy :By Vikraman23 – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,


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