Bhopal Tourism & Travel Guide

Considered to be one of the greenest cities in the country, Bhopal, is a place that one cannot afford to leave off their tourist trail. Adorned by many natural and as well as manmade lakes and water bodies, Bhopal is often referred to as the ‘City of Lakes.’ The city is home to a number institutions and places that are of great national importance. The city houses ISRO’s Master Control Facility and the famous National Institute of Technical Training and Research (NITTTR), AIIMS and BHEL. The city has a number of attractions that lure many a tourist to tread along its roads. If one does plan a visit to this city, do not forget to pay a visit to the Bhimbetka Rock Caves, the superb artificial Upper Lake, try out the food at the historic Lazeez Hakeem Restaurant and visit the many mosques here. An unfortunate incident in December 1984 propelled Bhopal into the international arena. The case of the Union Carbide India Limited, a plant that manufactured pesticide, saw the leakage of a poisonous mixture of gases, especially methyl isocyanate that lead to the great disaster. Nevertheless, the city is clean now and promises one a great visit.
Best time to visit Bhopal is from October to March

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Bhimbetka, Bhopal
These caves lie 45 kilometers away from Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh and are a famous tourist destination on the Bhopal- Hoshangabad Highway. It is believed that these were the very caves where the Pandavas sought shelter when they were exiled. Dr. Vishnu Wakankar, a professor at the Vikram University in Ujjain discovered these caves while on an excavation during 1957-58. He strayed far from the site and stumbled upon these caves. One cannot afford to miss this place when one visits Madhya Pradesh.
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Bhopal has seen the reign of Hindu rulers for many centuries, but from early 18th century till independence, it propspered as a Mughal kingdom. There is a huge community of Muslims living in Bhopal and their culture can best be observed through a walk to the city's most revered mosques. Built in 1844, Taj-ul-Masjid is one of the biggest mosques in India and Moti Masjid is known to be constructed by Begum Shah Jahan, who would challenge notions by worshiping there dressed as a man.
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Weekend Getaways from Bhopal  

Best time to visit - January,February,October,November,December
Though it's a small city making its way towards commercialisation, Nagpur is a delight to discover. It also offers all its visitors a delicious variety of oranges. More importantly, Nagpur is the gateway to many national parks and reserves including Pench National Park and Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve. Among places to see in Nagpur, Shree Ganesh Mandir Tekdi, Deeksha Bhoomi and Nagpur Ramtek temple are great options to include in your itinerary. The high quality mandarin oranges grown here are souvenirs to carry back home in case you are here for a day. Though, it's best not to expect too much from the city as a tourist since you might be disappointed.


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