Haveli Wajid Ali Shah
Wajid Ali Shah was fifth King of Oudh from 1847 to 1856.He was the tenth and last Nawab of the princely kingdom of Oudh in present day Uttar Pradesh in India. The Haveli was mainly used by the traders of East India Company as their relaxation spot between their trade ventures.Nawab Wajid Ali Shah was a very sophisticated person fond of traditional poetry, music, singing, dance and painting. But a true Nawab at heart, for him it was impossible to stay away even one day from dance and music. He invited the best singers and dancers from other parts of India to Haveli to entertain his guests that also include the East India Company officials.