The Heritage Arc-Along the banks of Yamuna, Gomti and Ganga
By Mohammad Aleem
Rivers always have played a pivotal role in establishing any human civilization in the world. In India, it is not only as a rich source of living, but worshipped as gods and goddesses. Yamuna, Gomti and Ganga are one of the very sacred rivers which flow in the state, Utter Pradesh. Many beautiful cities and towns flourished on the banks of these holy rivers over the time like Agra, Lucknow, Mathura, Allahabad and Varanasi (Banaras).
But Agra, Lucknow and Varanasi make a bewitching heritage arc which not only attracts millions of tourists from within the country, but abroad also.
Everyone knows about the iconic dome of love, Taj Mahal all over the world, which is…show more content… This is located in the midst of the Heritage Arc on the bank of Gomti. It is an assortment of different cultures, mannerism, music, art, literature, dance, theatre, cuisine and marvelous architecture.
The places like Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, British Residency, Zoo, Hazratganj, Constantia House, Dr. Ambedkar Park, Museum, Rumi Darwaza and Chattar Manzil can make any visitor’s journey a thing to cherish for a long time to come.
The literary and artistic people who adored this beautifu city are many, to name a few, like classical writers and poets, Abdul Haleem Sharar, Ratan Nath Sharshar, Mirza Dabeer, Majaz, Yashpal, Amrit Lal Nagar, music director, Naushad etc.
Lucknow is also famous for its collection of classical music.The various ragas, compositions and beats were highly inspired by the poetry written by the famous poets and literary figures of this city.
The famous Lucknow Gharana was created in the royal courts of the Nawabs of Lucknow. This Gharana inspired major dance forms like Kathak, which is a very popular in the north of India.
The very famed Awadi cuisine also has immense power to draw the hearts of the people equally, which includes delectable recipes created by the Nawabs of