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Farheen Nazz Aug 06 2016

Which are some best heritage sites to visit in Bhopal?

Dhaarna Kukreja Aug 09 2016
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Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh is known for Indian heritage and culture. Its abundant beauty and rich cultural past attract many tourists from all over the world. Bhopal is specked with many popular heritage sites that are open for tourists to visit. If you happen to visit Bhopal, here are some best heritage sites to visit in Bhopal:

1. Sanchi Stupa: The famous Buddhist Monument is the epitome of peace and tranquility. It has a great historical connection with King Asoka and Gautam Buddha.

2. Bhimbetka: The famous Bhimbetka caves are known for its rock paintings that are some 15000 years old. The caves are located at 46 km from Bhopal. Out of 600 caves, only 12 are open for visitors. The uniqueness of the caves is that the paintings are still in good condition.

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3. Museum of Mankind: The unusual museum is a tribute to the tribal community. the place has huge collections hailing from pre-historic era. The gallery is an open air exhibition of various tribal artifacts and specimen.

4. Gauhar Mahal: The historical fort was built for Gauhar Begum, the first female ruler of Bhopal. Located near Shaukat Mahal, it is the perfect amalgamation of Mughal and Hindu architecture.

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5. Lower Lake and Upper Lake: The two lake are located in the beautiful and tranquil surroundings are dissected by an over-bridge. The lakes are the beautiful remnants of Mughal Empire and are a major tourist spot for the locals and tourists.

6. Shaukat Mahal: The rare combination of Islamic and Hindu architecture, Shaukat Mahal is located in the busy Chowk Area of Bhopal. Built by Frenchman, it is a melange of occidental nd oriental style of art and architecture.

7. Taj-ul-Masjid: Standing tall with pink bricks and elegant architecture, the mosque is one of the amazing places to visit in Bhopal. The mosque has a large courtyard and can accommodate innumerable devotees during prayer.

by Manoj Jina
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