Best time to visitThis lake is open all through the year.
Open hours6:00 am to 7:00 pm daily
Things to doShah Alis dargah is close and one may just want to pay a visit to this place.
BudgetThere is no entry fee charged to visit the lake but for boating one does have t pay. This depends on the type of boat, petrol or paddle and the duration of the ride. Prices vary from INR 60.00 to INR 30.00 per head.
Best MonthsAll year
Traveller TypesFamilies, Friends
Rank3 out of 52 attractions in Bhopal
The locals call this place as Bara Talab and it happens to be the oldest manmade lake in all of India. Also referred to as Bhojtal as it was King Bhoj who had it built in the 11th century so that he could take a dip in its waters are be cured of a skin disease. Close to it is Kamala Park, the royal garden, a place that tourists flock to and one that cannot be missed out when one is on vacation in Madhya Pradesh. The place is kept clean and the air is fresh making this place a hit with the locals and as well as foreign tourists.
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Upper Lake (Bhopal)Bhopal is the city of lake with upper lake being the largest one, it have many viewing points and also provides you option of boating or cruise ride as per your will, evenings are different here with live music on some small cafes. A selfie with Raja Bhoj standing in middle of lake is a souvenir for every tourist.
The huge lake, a dargah admist the lake, the boat club... sunset with the chirpy birds