The city of Nawabs, Lucknow exudes the royal charm in almost everything about itself. Be it the elaborate cuisine or the magnificent fabric or the grand jewelries, Lucknow’s regal aura is unmissable. Synonymous to the city is the fame of the chikkan fabric. Chikkan essentially is a fine crafted cotton fabric strewn with intricate threadwork. Usually available in mellow and light shades, chikkan is used in kurtas, dupattas and shirts. Another extremely famous fabric from Lucknow is the zardosi works. This is a more glamourous and richer threadwork often studded with gold and other gems. If its Lucknow then chikkan and zardosi cannot be far behind. Lucknow is also known for its plethora of exquisite silver and gem jewelry. Another attraction about Lucknow is its cuisine. Deriving from the Mughal legacy, the delicacies of Lucknow are indeed spreads fit for a king. Excess of spices and meat being characteristic features, Lucknow’s gourmet comprises of naharikulchas, kaliyas, zardas, sheermal, kormas and a wide assortment of kebabs.