Visit Bhopal - The City Of Lakes


Bhopal is not only the capital of the state of Madhya Pradesh but also one of the well developed and industrialized cities of India. The number corporate organizations and the proliferation of the good standard educational institutions have made it even more popular. There are many artificial lakes in the city that it is widely called the City of Lakes. The Upper Lake known as Bada Talab and the Lower Lake known as Chota Talab are the lifelines of the city.


Bhopal became internationally famous after the Bhopal disaster in the year 1984. This is one of the biggest industrial disasters in the history of India. The gas leakage in the Union Carbide India Limited led to the loss of life of thousands of people and this brought the attention of the world towards Bhopal.


The climate of Bhopal is dry in winter season and hot during summers with high humidity throughout. So the best time to visit the city is in winter months to escape the scorching heat of the sunlight in summer. You can reach the city by air and it has Raja Bhoj Airport at its suburbs which has daily flight to most of the major Indian cities. The four lane well developed road connecting the airport and the main city make the commutation easy.


If you want to reach Bhopal by train, Bhopal has one of the well developed railway station. The prominent railway station is Bhopal Junction and other minor stations are Misrod Railway Station, Mandideep Railway Station, Sukhsewanagar, Bairagarh and Habibganj Railway Station. The city is well connected by road with other neighboring cities through NH 12 and NH 18. The two important bus stations Habibganj station and Kushabhau Thakre station are also located here.


There are some religious places worth visiting in Bhopal namely Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Kalighat, Gufa Mandi and Mahavir Giri. Other tourist places in Bhopal are Manav Sanghralay, Kerwa Dam, Lal Parade Ground, Shahpura Lake and Van Vihar National Park. The Bharat Bhavan is one of the cultural centers of the city and it is famous for its open air amphitheatre and art gallery.


The mild and less spicy but at the same time tasty cuisine of Bhopal enslaves the food lovers. The non-vegetarian varieties like Murgh Rezala, Murgh Hara Masala Rice, Chicken Tikka and Murgh Nizami are really delicious. Ras malai, kebabs and paneer rezala are some other varieties popular here. Chewing of paan is a custom among people and is prevalent all over the city. The restaurants of Bhopal also serve continental, Americana and Chinese food items along with the Mughlai cuisine.


While good Bhopal restaurants become the first need of the tourists, good Bhopal hotels become the second necessity. If you are checking out finest places to stay, you may try the grand heritage hotels. These are actually the mansions and palaces of Mughal era that have been converted into modern hotels. Surely these hotels will give you an aristocratic feel and you can find them with the help of good Bhopal travel guide

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