If you are planning to visit Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India then AMBEDKAR PARK LUCKNOW is a must-see from places to visit in Lucknow.
Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Samajik Parivartan Prateek Sthal, commonly known as Ambedkar Memorial Park or Ambedkar Park which is a public park and memorial in Gomti Nagar, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. The memorial is constructed in remembrance of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar, Indian intellect, and also known as the “Father of the Indian Constitution”. The park is also dedicated to Jyotirao Phule, Kashi Ram, Birsa Munda, Shahuji Maharaj, Narayan Guru, and all those who’ve lived their lives for humanity, equality and social justice.
|Type :||Public, Memorial park|
|Location :||Gomti Nagar in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Coordinates :||26.8486° N, 80.9752° E|
|Built Area :||108 acres (0.43 km²)|
|Opened on :||14 April 2008; 12 years ago|
|Operated by :||Lucknow Development Authority|
|Status :||Open year round|
Ambedkar Park Lucknow Cost
The memorial was constructed by the former of Bahujan Samajwadi Party “Mayawati”, in 2008 when she was the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. The whole memorial is constructed using red sandstone brought from Rajasthan. The total amount of Ambedkar Park Lucknow cost for construction is INR 7 billion.
Things to See in Ambedkar Park Lucknow :
1- Pratibimb Sthal:
This Pratibimb Sthal is the first thing you will see as you enter the Ambedkar Park Lucknow. Due to this many people also call this park as “Hathi Park”. The statue is the main gate to the monument protected by 62 elephant statues. The visitors are not allowed to touch the statues. There is Fine of Rs500 Rupees if you found touching or scrubbing statues.
2-Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Memorial Drishya Sthal:
Built on an 80-foot pyramid-type structure on the back of the Pratibimb Sthal, Drishya Sthal provides a convenient location from which parks, temples, structures, and venues are integrated as a view of the entire region. From here the whole park can be seen easily from standing in one place. Water flows from above in the pyramid structure, attracting a large number of visitors towards it.
3- Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Samajik Parivartan Sangrahalya:
Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Samajik Parivartan Sangrahalya (Museum) is opposite to the Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Memorial. The entire museum is constructed in an area of 2.5 acres. There are two domes at the top of museum and have large statues of Shahuji Maharaj, Jyotiba Phule, Shree Narayan Guru, Baba Saheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, and Kashiram.
There are also 18-foot tall marble statues of Sant Ravidas, Sant Kabir Das, Tathagat Gautam Buddha, Guru Ghasidas, and Shri Birsa Munda Ji. There is also a gallery built on 4 acres of land, which consists of bronze graffiti.
4- The Baba Saheb Ambedkar Stupa:
This construction is the heart of the entire monument. Internal Part of Stupa has many sculptures depicting the biography of Ambedkar. There are four doors in opposite directions. It is a construction in the shape of a flower with four petals. There is a bronze statue of Ambedkar sitting on a chair facing two domes.
A message in Hindi based on the Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar reads.
मेरा जीवन संघर्ष ही मेरा संदेश है
Meaning The Struggle Of My Life is My Only Message
Entrance Fee and Time
The Ambedkar Park Lucknow collects an entry fee of INR 10 from its visitors. The park is open all year-around from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM. It is advisable to visit the monument after sunset as the place wakes up with beautiful lightings all around and has a beautiful view to see.
Dr. Ambedkar Park Lucknow Timing:
|Monday||11:00 am – 9:00 pm|
|Tuesday||11:00 am – 9:00 pm|
|Wednesday||11:00 am – 9:00 pm|
|Thursday||11:00 am – 9:00 pm|
|Friday||11:00 am – 9:00 pm|
|Saturday||11:00 am – 9:00 pm|
|Sunday||11:00 am – 9:00 pm|
Dr Ambedkar Park Entry Fee
The Entry fee to enter Ambedkar Memorial Park is INR 10 Rupees/Person.
Ambedkar Park Lucknow Location Map:
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