Bhopal, the capital of once the largest state of the country, has a great reputation as “the heart of India”. However, this can’t be attributed solely to its geographical location. The historical significance of this city is truly incredible. Do you want to know why this city is so special to our country..? Then, it’s time for you to book your tickets to Bhopal. We’ll help you out to explore the might of this city.
Sit by the Lakes:
This city is often referred as “city of lakes”. It is interesting to note that this city is also named after a lake. The lower lake, Upper Lake and Shahpura Lake are the noteworthy lakes of Bhopal. Upper Lake is the biggest lake of Bhopal and is located at the heart of it. A small island at the centre of the lake brings out the real charm. It’s a magical experience to enjoy boating while the sun slowly sinks into the lake. It is separated from the lower lake by an overhead bridge.
Visit Palaces and Forts:
There are many remainders of the mighty past of Bhopal. A few prominent places which you should visit in this context are Moti Masjid, Gohar Mahal, Bhopal Taj Mahal, Sardar Manzil and Shaukat Mahal. The architecture of these palaces is just stunning. In many of these constructions, you can clearly witness the Mughal art work. Some of these forts constructed during the British regime have the beautiful blend of Indo-Islamic and European styles. A few of the ancient and medieval constructions have emerged as the heritage hotels. WelcomHeritage Noor-Us-Sabah palace, Bhopal is one such place worth visiting in the city.
Never miss out to try the sweet-sour and spicy chat in this city. When you trace out the history of Bhopal, you can find that it has undergone vast changes in all aspects under the rule of Mughals. This can also be clearly witnessed in its food recipes. It offers mouthwatering dishes like Ras Malai, Jalebi, Chicken Tikka, Goat Biryani, Kebabs, etc. Isn’t it a great experience to enjoy the delicious meal in the backdrop of the Bhopal’s incredible history…? All that you need to do is to book your room in one of the prestigious heritage hotels of the city, WelcomHeritage Noor-Us-Sabah hotel, Bhopal.
Trace Out the Bhopal’s Historical Heritage:
Do you know that there are evidences that Bhopal was inhibited by humans about 1, 00,000 years ago? If this still sounds as a fantasy you should pay a visit to Bhimbekta rock shelters. The 30,000 year old rock paintings found here have gained the interest of tourists and archeologists alike. The museums of the city have a great collection of coins, textiles, paintings, fossils and sculptures. The museums are capable of taking you to a quick time travel into the city of Bhopal.
In short, Bhopal can be described as perfect blend of rich history, urban planning and scenic beauty. If you are someone who has zeal to explore the history, it is needless to say that this is one place which you shouldn’t miss out tripping. This is also a fine place to relax, rejuvenate and experience the beauty of nature.