05 February 2012

Lucknow Vignettes 4

The Bara Imambara boasts of a labyrinthine walkway in its magnificent dome popularly known as Bhool Bhulaiyya. It is not much of a maze and it is indeed difficult to lose your way into it. Nevertheless it is full of seemingly uncouth hoi polloi shouting and screaming through it and basically having a good time. Quite contrasting with the function of the Imambara which is ironically a landmark of mourning. 
The First stage terrace

One of the alleyways and play of light and dark.

Reflection of the cupolas on the terrace.

A well lit alleyway


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