Gulab Bari (literally meaning ‘Garden of Roses’) the Tomb of Nawab Shuja-ud-Daula is in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India. This place has a good collection of roses of various varieties set by the sides of water fountains. Gulab Bari is the maqbara (Mausoleum) of Nawab Shuja-ud-Daula, the third Nawab of Oudh (now Awadh) in the campus. The tomb proper stands in the centre of a Charbagh Garden accompanied by fountains and shallow water channels.
Gulab Bari is not only a spot that needs to be visited; it is a place of worship and various cultural events. The locals treat it as a holy place. It is said that the monument is connected to a boali in Lucknow and used to be hiding place for the successors of the Nawab Shuja-ud-daula.
How to Reach:
Lucknow International Airport is the nearest Airport which is 152 Kms from Ayodhya. Ayodhya is about 158 Kms from Gorakhpur Airport, 172 Kms from Prayagraj Airport and 224 Kms from Varanasi Airport.
Faizabad and Ayodhya are major railway stations of the district and are well connected to almost all major cities and towns. By Rail route Faizabad is 128 kms. from Lucknow, 171 kms. from Gorakhpur, 157 kms. from Prayagraj and 196 kms from Varanasi. By Rail route Ayodhya is 135 kms. from Lucknow, 164 kms. from Gorakhpur, 164 kms. from Prayagraj and 189 kms from Varanasi.
Services of Uttar Pradesh Transport Corporation buses are available 24 hours a day, and it is very easy to reach here from all places. By Road Faizabad is 152 kms from Lucknow, 158 kms from Gorakhpur, 172 kms from Prayagraj and 224 kms from Varanasi. By Road Ayodhya is 172 kms from Lucknow, 138 kms from Gorakhpur, 192 kms from Prayagraj and 244 kms from Varanasi.