Historical background of Bhopal
Bhopal, the royal city in central India is known for various tourist attractions. Some of them are its beautiful lakes, hilly terrain, grand mosques, palaces, temples and modern buildings.
Tourist Attractions in Bhopal
Bhopal is a blend of modern, medieval and ancient. The nearby caves of Bhopal were the habitats of the prehistoric man. Medieval architecture such as Taj Ul Masjid is the largest mosque in India. Not only is it the largest one, it is one of the most beautiful lakeside red-stone mosques too. 19th century Jama Masjid and Moti Masjid remind us of the glorious Nawabi era of Bhopal, which is responsible for its present identity as a city of medieval architecture. Bhopal is also known for many other tourist attractions such as Shaukat Mahal, Sadar Manzil, Aquarium, Upper and Lower Lake, Van Vihar, the Bharat Bhavan, the Tribal Habitat, Museum of Man, Government Archeological Museum, and the Birla Mandir.
Budget Hotels in Bhopal
Jehan Numa Palace Hotel and Hotel Noor-us-Sabah are both deluxe hotels near airport and bus stand. Hotel Lake View Ashok and Amer Palace Hotel are economy hotels. Hotel Manjeet Bhopal is a budget hotel and it is located on Hamidia Road, directly across Hotel Suyra, Bhopal. It is near the railway station. Hotel Ranjeet is another budget hotel located at 3, Hamidia Road, Bhopal and it is at proximate distance from both railway station and bus station. It is known for the amenities offered, excellent room service and excellent food at reasonable prices.
The items like bottled water etc. are available at normal market prices and the staff provides prompt service. It is a nice hotel with both hot and cold running water. It provides many other facilities such as AC, fans, 24 hours electricity supply, safe deposit facility, and 24*7 medical facilities. You can enjoy Continental, Indian and Chinese food at the Hotel restaurant; alternatively you can also order it at your room. Despite all these features the single rooms are available at an unbelievably low price of Rs. 300 to Rs. 500 and double rooms at around Rs. 600.
Ranjit's Lake View Hotel is located at Van Vihar Road, Bhopal. It is just around five kilometers from both railway station and bus stand. Though the hotel does not have a star rating, it provides excellent services at reasonable rates. There are 20 rooms available at around Rs. 1,700 (single room) to Rs. 2,700(double rooms). It has a restaurant and a bar that serve all local and continental dishes. It offers courtesy shuttle services to Downtown Bhopal or your chosen destination, apart from the normal amenities like safe deposit, baby sitting and currency exchange.