Steeped in rich history and an intriguing past, Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh. Founded by Raja Bhoj, the city has many natural and artificial lakes and it is one of the greenest cities in the country
Bhopal is split by a pair of lakes, towards the North you have the old city, a fascinating area of mosques, serpentine alleys, chowks, milling crowds, exotic havelis and crowded bazaars. In the south of the two lakes is the new Bhopal. Modern, with wide roads, upmarket shopping complexes, and plush hotels and restaurants nestled comfortably in the Arera and Shamla Hills, which overlook the lakes and the old city beyond. The central district is known as New Market. Both Bhopals enamour you in their own way and vie to bring out the child within you. There are many places to visit in Bhopal like Upper Lake, lower lake, Birla Temple, Van Vihar, Bharat Bhavan, Indira Gandhi National Museum of Man, Manu Bhaun ki tekari, cave temples, the Taj-ul-Masjid, Jama Masjid, Gauhar Mahal, Shaukat Mahal, Regional Science Centre, Fish aquarium, Kerwa dam etc. there is several nearby places to visit like Bhojpur, Bheembetika, Sanchi , Islamnagar, Samasgarh, etc.