The capital city of Uttar Pradesh - Lucknow is dotted with places of tourist interest. Most of them are historical monuments. The Bada Imambara, Rumi Darwaja, Hussainabad Imambara are some of the architectural wonders that must be visited in Lucknow. The palace of Asaf-ud-Daula - the Residency is another major landmark of Lucknow worth visiting. The other tourist attractions in Lucknow are La Martiniere, Chattar manzil, Kaiser Bagh, Shah Nazaf et al. For nature and animal lovers Lucknow offers the crocodile sanctuary- Kukraila, where you may even spot deer, birds, and other animals. Dudhwa National Park is another place of interest where Indian Rhino, Leopards, elephants, bears, gharial, crocodile and spotted deer may be seen. At a distance of forty-three kilometers from Lucknow is the Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary that is home to pigeons, the common teal, pochard, shoveler, purple moorhen and parakeet.