Bhopal– The City Of Lakes
Bhopal city is known for the balance of equal rights since earlier timers. As the city boast of a long list of begums ruled Bhopal, generation after generation without a fail. It started with Qasida Begum who took the throne after her husband’s assassination in 1819. So, Bhopal is also known for being ruled by queens, as the maximum ruling timespan was of the queen. The total area covered by this city is about 549 sq. kilometers. And to a surprise, Bhopal is built on an elevation of about 427m, above sea level. Bhopal was the last regions that decided to sign the treaty and become a part of independent India.
Bhopal is the most beautiful city of India. It’s a famed destination popular among visitors as a tourist destination. Madhya Pradesh – The Heart of Incredible India is popular for it owns interesting places that draw a lot of tourists throughout the year and Bhopal is the center capital seeking attention. So let’s begin knowing about those places that are a tourist attraction.
Reasons to Visit Bhopal?
1. City Of Lakes
Bhopal lies at either side of two man-made lakes and several smaller bodies of water. Explore Van Vihar National Park or take a boat trip on the Upper Lake (Bada Talab) or walk over the scenic bridge to the Lower Lake (Chota Talab).
The Taj-ul-masjid means- “Crown Among Mosques” is one of the largest mosques of Asia. And is the first attraction about this place. It was founded by Shah Jahan Begum, the city’s third female ruler, in 1877.
For recalling the history of this place a person must visit the old city to see the old architecture of palace earlier occupied by Nawabs of Bhopal that was ruled by Begums of Bhopal. The four female rulers were responsible for the city’s development between the 19th and 20th centuries.
4. The Museums
4.1 Tribal Museum
This place has many museums like- tribal museum and man museum. Here tribal museum is popular destination amongst youth.
4.2 Museum of Man
This place is renowned for historic places like- (Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya Bhopal). And this place is also popular for the gas tragedy that happened here. Moreover, this place has many cultural halls for performing poetry recession and drama.
5. The People
The native people of this place are called as bhopalis and the nature of the people born here are very friendly, warm and simple people.