The Asafi Mosque in Lucknow, India, viewed from the terrace of the Bada Imambara. Lucknow has a rich history of architecture. Photo: Kalpana Sunder

Lucknow: north Indian city’s architecture, food and bazaars an enticing mix for tourists

  • The capital of India’s Uttar Pradesh state, Lucknow offers a rich mix of architecture, craft and culinary heritage reflecting its colourful history
  • The city features Indo-European style buildings, bustling bazaars and delicious street food, as well as glitzy malls and five-star hotels
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The Asafi Mosque in Lucknow, India, viewed from the terrace of the Bada Imambara. Lucknow has a rich history of architecture. Photo: Kalpana Sunder
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Air pollution in New Delhi remained at near record levels on Tuesday, with the India Gate monument on Rajpath boulevard still shrouded in smog. Photo: Bloomberg

Delhi air pollution driving tourists away and spurring rise in locals looking to leave the city

  • Bookings and travel searches for New Delhi from areas including Singapore, Thailand and Qatar have fallen 44 per cent since pollution hit record levels
  • Meanwhile, bookings and queries from New Delhi to other destinations have increased 25 per cent
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Air pollution in New Delhi remained at near record levels on Tuesday, with the India Gate monument on Rajpath boulevard still shrouded in smog. Photo: Bloomberg
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