Travel to Bhopal
Bhopal is dotted with a number of tourist attractions. Ranging from the historical ones to the most recent scientific buildings, all types of edifices find space in this city. Some of the most visited tourist spots of the city are:
Laxmi Narayan Temple: A repository of spectacular sculptures, it is popularly known as Birla Mandir. Located on south of the Lower Lake, this temple is dedicated to the Lord Vishnu and his consort, Laxmi.
Taj-ul Masjid: Must on every visitor's itinerary, the construction of this mosque started in 1868 and was finally completed in 1971.
Moti Masjid: Built by Begum Sikander Jahan, it is considered to be the replica of the Jama Masjid of Delhi.
Shaukat Mahal: A perfect example of the European style of architecture, it is a big hit amongst the tourist as well as archaeologists.
Bhopal Schools and Colleges
Bhopal being one of the most developed city of Madhya Pradesh, is home to a large number of schools and colleges. Hindi and English are medium of instruction, the latter being more preferred in the urban area. The city is known for its business schools and management education institutes. Bhabha Engineering Research Institute, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, National Law Institute University and Indian Institute of Forest Management are some of the most sought after educational institutions in Bhopal
Bhopal Culture and Society
Bhopal with a tint of the Islamic traditions is known for its exquisite culture. People coming from all walks of society inhabit the city of Bhopal. The place is known far and wide for its four things - parda, zarda, garda and namarda - i.e.veil, a betel leaf preparation, dust and eunuchs. Bharat Bhavan,one of the main cultural center of India is located in Bhopal. The city definitely mesmerizes the visitors with its charm and culture. One visiting this city is bound to come here again and again.
Last Updated on : 15th March 2013