Away from the noise and the hustle of the city life,lays a small city in Madhya Pradesh. It is a city located amidst a lake and is also called the ‘city of lakes’. Bhopal is the capital city of Madhya Pradesh. It is well-known for its scenic beauty mostly due to the lakes in the city. It also is known to be one of the greenest cities in India. It is also fondly remembered as the city of Nawabs due to its rich historical background. Bhopal is a mixture of moth traditionalism and modernization. The historical side of Bhopal is very clear with the number of monuments and sites present in the city. It is a city known for its accent, food, people and the ambiance. Here are a few reasons why Bhopal is a city you must visit.
There are two important lakes in Bhopal, the upper lake, and the lower lake. These are the centre of attraction and a visit to Bhopal is definitely incomplete without a visit to the lake. It is hard not to visit because the city is connected by its lake. The lakes offer many activities as well, the most common one being motor boat riding. Both the lakes were created during the ancient times by the rulers of Bhoj and Mughals. They are separated by an over bridge. There are also other lakes such as Shahpura, Motia Talab, Manit Lake, etc., which are also as beautiful as the other two.
Bhopal is a treat to the eye because of the various places it treasures that attract the crowd from near and far. Often, people from Delhi or Mumbai visit Bhopal for a short duration to escape from the bustling city. Both locals and tourists step out to the streets of Bhopal and visit places such as Van Vihar, boat club, the lakes, mosques and the temples.
The food in Bhopal is well-known to be served best on the streets of Bhopal. There are delicious chats available in every restaurant in Bhopal. The food is even tastier when it is served in the right ambiance. There are many Lakeview restaurants that offer hot and yummy food by the water.
Museums and Dams
Among other famous places in Bhopal are the museums and Dams that one can visit during the tour of the city. Some of the dams even offer activities such as rafting, paddling, etc. Some eminent dams are Kaliyasot dam, Kerwa dam, Bhadbhada Dam, Hathaikheda Dam, etc. The museums offer abundant information on the history of Bhopal. Some of the famous museums are Bharat Bhavan, Tribal Museum, Regional Museum, Science Centre, etc.
Another interesting observation in Bhopal is that there are paintings on every wall of the buildings around the city. Bhopal encourages street artists to promote their paintings. Next time you visit, do take a look at the compounds of the buildings in Bhopal.
These are some of the interesting facts about Bhopal. There are many hotels in Bhopalthat offer packages for tourists. Hope you visit and enjoy your stay there.