Did you know that this railway station in India resembles a chessboard? Railway Ministry shares pic

ByVrinda Jain
Mar 12, 2023 05:16 PM IST

The Ministry of Railways shared an interesting fact about a railway station in India. Take a look at it inside.

Several architectures from historical periods are major tourist attractions. Though, their condition might have deteriorated over time, many places never ceases to enchant people with its elegance. Charbagh, one of North India's largest railway stations, is also an architectural and historical attraction in Lucknow. Recently, the Ministry of Railways shared an interesting fact about this station, and it has caught the attention of many people.

A worker cleans tracks at Lucknow railway station.(AP Photo)
A worker cleans tracks at Lucknow railway station.(AP Photo)

"Did you know? In the city of Nawabs, the Lucknow railway station, located at Charbagh, is a stunning architectural wonder that looks like a chessboard from above," wrote the Twitter account of Ministry of Railways. They also shared the image of the railway station. The station's domes and pillars give the impression of chess pieces.

Take a look at the post here:

This post was shared on March 12. Since being posted, it has been liked close to 500 times. The post also has several comments.

Check out a few reactions below:

An individual posted, "Are the tourists Taken atop to show this view? Or is it like we land there, and we see nothing on ground?" Another person added, "Wow!! The architectural design of Charbagh railway station in Lucknow is truly remarkable! The resemblance to a chessboard and chess pieces is both creative and impressive, making it a must-visit destination for anyone interested in unique architecture and Chess." A third person reacted using a heart.

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