A fascinating amalgam of scenic beauty, old historic city and modern urban planning

Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh, is a fascinating amalgam of scenic beauty, old historic city and modern urban planning. Founded by Raja Bhoj, the city has many natural and artificial lakes and it is one of the greenest cities in the country. The two lakes of Bhopal still dominate the city, and are indeed its nucleus. Bordered along their shores stand silent sentinels that testify to the growth of the city. Bhopal today presents a multi-faceted profile; the old city with its marketplaces and fine old mosques and palaces still bears the aristocratic imprint of its former rulers, among them the succession of powerful Begums who ruled Bhopal Equally impressive is the new city with its verdant, exquisitely laid out parks and gardens, broad avenues and streamlined modern edifices. It is greener and cleaner than most cities in the country..

Van Vihar National Park

Located at the heart of Bhopal is the Van vihar national park. It is managed as a modern zoological park where animals are kept in their natural habitat.

Birla Museum

The Birla Museum in Bhopal is home to some very old and interesting sculptures. The Siva gallery has two 10th century sculptures from Ashapuri.

Bhojpur Temple

Known as Somnath of the East, Bhojpur Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Located on the banks of the Vetraveti River in Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh.

Upper Lake

The oldest manmade lake in the country, it is known as Bada Talaab or the big lake. The Lake is constructed on the Kolas River.

Archaeological Museum

The museum has many exhibits that present an impressive collection of sculptures from all over the state of Madhya Pradesh. The museum showcases the rich tradition of Bhopal.

Heritage Walk

We take you on a historic walk through the various locations of this nawabi city Bhopal, well known as the City of Lakes where every pillar tells you a story about its history and architecture. Discover the story behind this beautiful cultured city and cherish the old-world charm and modern facilities.