7 Posh Areas to Live In Lucknow
If you ever happen to live in Lucknow you surely will be mesmerized with the charm of the city. Talking of Lucknow, we often speak of its historical importance, political prominence, places of interest and the awesome Awadhi cuisine; but there is one thing that gets unnoticed and it’s the posh residential areas. The houses and localities where Lucknowites dwell and make countless cherishing memories.
Let us take a look into the posh areas of Lucknow where many of you must be residing and some may be planning to move. The list will come handy to all the people who have plans to move to Lucknow and looking for the best areas to live in.
Here we go:
1. Gomti Nagar
Gomti Nagar is the largest well planned developed township in Lucknow. It is divided into Gomti Nagar Phase I, Phase II and Gomti Nagar Extension. The area is further divided into 27 Khands. You will majorly find multistoried apartments with upscale interiors. Vibhuti Khand, Viram Khand and Virat Khand are among the high-end premium residential locales of Gomti Nagar.
What makes Gomti Nagar the best pick in Lucknow is that its colonies are based on maximum open space concept. The roads are broad and well connected. The major recreational parks, shopping malls, marine drive, cafés and restaurants all find place in Gomti Nagar.
Painted with royalty Hazratganj is the poshest area in Lucknow. You can still find reminiscence of old bunglows in Ganj that speak volumes of the nawabi lifestyle of Lucknowites. The legacy of the areas still remains intact as it houses finest residential areas of the city. From Butler Colony, Jopling Road to Gokhle Marg you can find high end residential villas and apartments.
When it comes to shopping, you cannot find anything better than Hazratganj high street and Janpath market. Also, it is home to the most prominent schools in town including St. Francis’ College.
With large residential area Mahanagar stands as one of the best localities in Lucknow. Houses built on large plots and with open spaces is one of the distinctive feature of the area. Its neighboring areas comprising of Kapoorthala market and Aliganj are also of great commercial importance.
Mahanagar has upscale market with number of high end stores, famous schools, access to all the amenities and well connected to both Hazratganj and Gomti Nagar.
4. Amar Shaheed Path
Amar Shaheed Path is home to the hi-tech township in the city. With projects like Sushant Golf City and several others, the adjoining area of this 6-lane express highway has emerged as a world class hamlets. The colonies have been built on wide stretches and has lush green surrounding. Luxury villas, designer landscaping, glamorous interiors combine to make these townships beyond ordinary.
The area might be far from the heart of Lucknow but is well connected to Airport. Bharti Walmart and few renowned International Schools are also situated here, making life better for its residents.
5. Indira Nagar
Indira Nagar is a well-known residential area of Lucknow. The area offers good infrastructure and access to all civic amenities. It is centrally located and has good connectivity with all the areas of Lucknow including Gomti Nagar and Hazratganj. This is one of the most important reasons why Indira Nagar has emerged as a popular residential destination.
The area has several good schools like CMS, St. Dominic; Markets like Bhootnath and Lekhraj and other facilities that makes it an ideal destination.
6. Lucknow Cantt
Sprawling across 6810 Acres of land, Lucknow Cantonment Area comes with some major posh localities of Lucknow. The Gulistan Colony, Bandariya Bagh, Mall Avenue and Kalidas Marg are among the most prominent ones. The area is near to railway station and is maintained by cantonment board. Cantt Areas rank top when it comes to cleanliness, maintenance of roads and other civic amenities.
Some of the prime educational institutes like Loretto Convent and La Martiniere College are situated in the area. This posh locality also has Surya Officers Club and M.B Club where you can often find influential people of the city.
One of the prominent suburbs of Lucknow, Jankipuram has developed at a great pace over the years. The area houses Sahara States among other townships. Jankipuram is far from the hustle bustle of city thus making it an ideal location for residential purpose. You will find quality infrastructure and amenities here and it is well connected to all major areas of the city.
Prominent institutions like IET, IIM, Lucknow University New Campus in its vicinity makes Jankipuram an important location in Lucknow.
Lucknow is one place that offers amazing blend of comforts of a small city and the advantages of a big city, making it the most sought after city in North India.
Note: The list is based on Property rates & demand of the mentioned localities.
PS: No matter where you reside in the Lucknow, if you have a Lucknowi heart; it’s all that matters.