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Shah Najaf Imambara

Shah Najaf Imambara is located near Sikandar Bagh in Lucknow. A replica of the tomb of Hazrat Ali at Najaf in Iraq, it is also known as Najaf-e-Ashraf.

It is a white domed building on the right bank of Gomti River and contains the tombs of Ghazi-ud-din Haider and his wives. It is noted for its floral designs and chandeliers. The tombs are plated in gold and silver.

The building was used a shelter by the rebels during the mutiny of 1857.

Updated on 9th December, 2005
District: Lucknow
Location: Lucknow    


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