was invented by an Afghan
warrior “Dost Mohammad Khan”. The Bhopal area lies in the Vindhya
Range of Central India. It has some beautiful lakes and parks. Bhopal is also known as “City Of
lakes”, because of It’s seven beautiful lakes. Bhopal
Once Paralyzed by the infamous “
gas disaster”, Bhopal Bhopal now has overcome with many
environmental challenges. Now is one of the greenest
cities of Bhopal India.
It has some great monument also. The “Taj-UL Masjid” is the
has its own blend and
flavor. The new Asia’s largest Mosque by the area, The “Birla
temple” and many places are very beautiful and scenic. is divided into two part name
“Old Bhopal and New Bhopal”. Old Bhopal Bhopal is quite developed as
compared to old Bhopal Bhopal.
The is not over populated like Bhopal Delhi,
Mumbai or other metro cities, this make Bhopal less chaotic and safe city.
It has also some fantastic places for nature lovers like “Van Vihar national Park”, “Ratapani abhyaran”(wild life sanctuary near
and nearby “Bori” and “Satpura Tiger reserve”. Bhopal serves a wide range of
tourist attraction and it is one of the few areas which have those kinds of
different attractions. Bhopal
Major Tourist attraction in
Upper lake or “Bada talab:-
Upper or “Bada Talab” is the
largest Lake Lake o f .
It is made in the regime of Raja Bhoj. It is one of the largest sources of
drinking water for Bhopal Bhopal city with the share of 40%.
Bada Talab has a very beautiful surroundings. One small island is also present in the middle of the lake. The island has a Muslim Shrine.
Birla Mandir is dedicated to “Lord Laxminarain” It is situated in the middle of the
at the “Shyamla Hills”. You
can view the marvelous glimpse of Old Bhopal from the height of Birla Mandir Bhopal
Manuabhan ki tekdi and Gufa Mandir:-
Manuabhan Ki Tekdi
There is lots of religious Place in
“Manu abhan Ki Tekdi” and Gufa Mandir” are very famous attraction. The
Manuabhan ki tide is dedicated to Jain tradition and it has some idol of “Jain
Acharyas and Munis”. The Tekdi means the hilltop area in local Hindi. Bhopal
The Gufa Mandir is believed to be founded in 1949.
Both temples are very beautiful. Both are situated at the distance of approx 1 K.M. in “Lalghati”area of
Taj-UL-Masjid (Taj-UL- Mosque):-
Taj-UL-Masjid is situated in Old Bhopal. It is one of the largest Masques in the world and regarded as the largest mosque in
This mosque was built by “Shaha Jaha Begum”, the female titular ruler of
Another small mosque was also built near this giant mosque named “Dhai Sidi Ki
Masjid” which is regarded as the smallest mosque in Bhopal . Asia
Moti Masjid is another beautiful mosque situated in
build by another woman ruler named “Sikander begum”. It is situated in the old
Van Vihar National Park:-
Van Vihar national Park is one of the smallest national parks in
by the area. It is very
close to India . This national park has many types
of animal which is worth to watch. The surroundings of this area also
make it a very scenic place. Upper
The list is very long.
on the whole is a beautiful city. There are also some great monuments and
structure around Bhopal like “Bhimbetka” and
“Sanchi”. Both are “ UNESCO world heritage sites”. Bhopal
Bhimbetka rock shelters:-
Bhimbetka has the earliest sign of human presence on earth. The rock painting and shelters of Bhimbetka are approximately 30000 year old. It is some 45 km from
Sanchi group of Buddhist Monuments:-
Sanchi is located at the distance of 45 km. From
Bhojpur temple: -
Bhojpur temple is located at the distance of 28 km. From
This temple is made by King Bhoj (or Bhoja) in 11’Th century. It has large
“shiv lingam” (18 ft.). The Bhojpur temple is the uncompleted temple because of
unclear reason. The ruins of the temple and Bhopal are also
visible in surrounding of this beautiful place. the
palace of King Bhoja