The major attractions of Rae Bareli District are mentioned below -
Samaspur Bird Sanctuary: Samaspur Bird Sanctuary is situated in Rohaniya Development block of the district, about 122 km from Lucknow on Lucknow-Varanasi highway. It was established in the year 1987 on a total area of about 799.371 hectare. Nearest railway station is Unchahar and the nearest airport is Fursatganj, Rae Bareli. The best period for visiting this bird sanctuary is from November to March. More than 250 varieties of birds can be seen here. Some of the birds come here from a distance of 5000 km. Local birds include Comb Duck, Whistling Teel, Spot Bill, Spoon Bill, Kingfisher, Vulture etc. Moreover, twelve varieties of fish are there in the lake at Samaspur.
Dalmau: Dalmau is situated on the banks of Ganga River and is famous since ancient times. It has been the historical town of the district. Prominent places of interest at Dalmau are King Dal's Fort, Bara Math, Mahesh Giri Math, Nirala memorial Institute, A well constructed by Ebrahim Sharki, Palace of Nawab Shuza-ud-daula, Baithak of Alhaa Udal, Dalmau Pump canal, etc.
Indira Gandhi Memorial Botanical Garden: Indira Gandhi Memorial Botanical Garden was established in the year 1986 in order to restore the ecological balance. The garden is situated on the left side of Lucknow-Varanasi highway. This garden is situated on the northern bank of Sai River. Total proposed area of the botanical garden is 57 hectare, out of which 10 hectare has been developed till now and it is growing day by day. The purpose of garden is not merely to make it a place for growing flowers, fruits or vegetables but also an educational installation for awakening interest in plant life among the people. Rock garden, Rose garden, Seasonal plant garden, aquatic garden and a greenhouse are included in this botanical garden.
Behta Bridge: Behta Bridge is situated in the outskirts of the Rae Bareli city. One of the important features of this Bridge is that at this place Sharda canal crosses the Sai River. An aqueduct has been constructed and the canal flows in the duct.
Jais: Jais is an ancient city of the district. Once upon a time it was the capital of King Udyan. Malik Muhammad Jayasi, a great poet belonged to this place. In his memory 'Jaisi Samrak' has been constructed there.
These tourist places offered by Rae Bareli District are worth visiting and they attract visitors from all parts of the country.
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