Tourist Places in Bhopal

Places to Visit in Bhopal

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Bhopal Average Rating - 5.5/7 1 based on 598 Ratings

Bhopal is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Bhopal is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Single. The best season or months to visit places in Bhopal are February, March, October, November, December. There are 21 tourist places in Bhopal, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Bhopal can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Bhopal for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Bhopal Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Bhopal, browse through photos & pictures, explore Bhopal using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Bhopal, which are great places to visit, are Moti Masjid, Sair Sapata, Birla Museum, Bharat Bhawan, Fish Aquarium. Bhopal can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Bhopal Tourist Places



Upper Lake, Bhopal
  • Type: Lake
Upper Lake, Bhopal
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 21
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6.2/ 7 1
14 Ratings & 11 Reviews
Upper Lake, created by Raja Bhoj in the 11th century, is arguably the oldest man-made lake in India. Locally known as ‘Bada Talaab’, this lake is said to have cured the skin disease of  the king. A massive earthen dam constructed across the Kolans River, the... Read More »
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Lower lake, Bhopal
  • Type: Lake
Lower lake, Bhopal
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 21
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5.8/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Lower Lake, situated amidst majestic hills and the massive Upper Lake, is a beautiful remnant of the great Mughal Empire. Hemmed by the Kamala garden, this lake has been greatly affected by human settlements from all sides. Often known as the Chota Talaab, this Lower Lake is... Read More »
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Van Vihar National park, Bhopal
  • Type: National Park
  • Entry: Paid
Van Vihar National park, Bhopal
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 21
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Average Rating
6.2/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Van Vihar National Park, situated in the heart of the city, is an oasis of greenery spread across an area of 445 hectares. More of a zoo, this site houses a variety of animals that are orphaned, brought from other parts of the state or exchanges from other zoos. A natural... Read More »
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Bhimbetka Caves, Bhopal
  • Type: Cave
Bhimbetka Caves, Bhopal
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 21
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5.1/ 7 1
9 Ratings & 4 Reviews
These magnificent are situated just 46 km from Bhopal; they are surrounded by the northern limits of Vindhya mountain Range. As the legend goes, these hills got their name after Bhima, one of the five Pandava brothers. The name 'Bhim-bet-ka' means 'where Bhim sat down'.... Read More »
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Sanchi Stupa, Bhopal
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 21
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Average Rating
5.8/ 7 1
9 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Sanchi is a small town on the outskirts of Bhopal, situated around 48 km from the capital city. The town comes under the district of Vidisha. Sanchi is the living example of visions and beliefs of Emperor Ashoka. It is scattered with numerous Buddhist structures like... Read More »
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  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 21
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5.5/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, or the National Museum of Mankind is spread across a sprawling area of 200 acres. The only tribal habitat in the world, this museum exhibits contemporary tribal cultures and actual-size dwellings of typical tribal villages of Indian... Read More »
"A Tryst With the Tribes"3 weeks ago "One of its kind Museum"2 months ago
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Regional Science Centre, Bhopal
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Regional Science Centre, Bhopal
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 21
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5.5/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Regional Science Centre was opened in Bhopal on 12th January 1995 by the then president of India Late Shankar Dayal Sharma. One of the 27 constituent units  of National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), this centre is a fun science gallery. Facilities at this science... Read More »
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Fish Aquarium, Bhopal
  • Type: Aquarium
Fish Aquarium, Bhopal
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 21
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Average Rating
6.2/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Fish Aquarium, situated near Raj Bhavan and the old assembly hall, was established on 31st May 1977. Spread across an area of one hectare, this aquarium is a double-storey fish house built in a fish-like structure. The upper portion of the aquarium features 40 glass aquariums... Read More »
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Bharat Bhawan, Bhopal
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Bharat Bhawan, Bhopal
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 21
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Average Rating
5.8/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Bharat Bhawan is a multi-arts complex of unparalleled excellence, which was inaugurated on 13th February 1982 by the then Prime Minister of India, Mrs. Indira Gandhi. It was established and financed by the Government of Madhya Pradesh, and is run by an autonomous trust.... Read More »
"A nice place indeed"1 month ago "Hub of cultural activities"2 months ago
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  • Type: Theme Park
  • Entry: Paid
Sair Sapata, Bhopal
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 21
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Average Rating
6.8/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 1 Review
Sair Sapata is a tourism and entertainment complex situated on the banks of the Upper Lake in Bhopal. Developed by the Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation, it is spread over an area of 24.56 acres, and was inaugurated on September 29, 2011. Aimed at promoting... Read More »
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Taj-ul-Masjid, Bhopal
  • Type: Mosque
Taj-ul-Masjid, Bhopal
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 21
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Average Rating
6/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Taj-ul-Masjid, named as the ‘The Crown of Mosques’, is an old mosque that was also used as a madrasah. Sultan Shah Jehan Begum of Bhopal (1868-1901) started the construction of this mosque. However, it was completely built only after 1971 by the great efforts of... Read More »
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Moti Masjid, Bhopal
  • Type: Mosque
Moti Masjid, Bhopal
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 21
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Average Rating
4.8/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Moti Masjid, situated in the heart of the city, is a beautiful shrine signifying the history of Bhopal Begums women in India. Commonly known as the Pearl Mosque, this shrine was constructed in 1860 by Sikander Jehan Begum of Bhopal, the daughter of Qudisiya Begum. Architecture... Read More »
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Birla Museum, Bhopal
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Birla Museum, Bhopal
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 21
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Average Rating
4.5/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Birla Museum, situated atop the hilly terrains of Bhopal, is an archaeological museum set up in 1971. One of its kind in Bhopal, this museum preserves the evidences and artefacts dating right back to the prehistoric period; whilst, providing its visitors a glimpse of the... Read More »
"Small collection"2 months ago
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Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Bhopal
  • Type: Temple
Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Bhopal
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 21
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Average Rating
6.3/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Lakshmi Narayan Temple, located atop the Arera Hills, is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess of Wealth, Lakshmi. The temple houses beautiful idols of Lakshmi and her husband Vishnu, along with a shrine of Lord Shiva and his wife Parvathi. Surrounded by greenery and marked with an... Read More »
"Beautiful Location"2 months ago
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  • Type: Mosque
Jama Masjid, Bhopal
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 21
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Average Rating
5.8/ 7 1
3 Ratings
Jama Masjid is a small, yet beautiful mosque that was built by Qudisiya Begum in 1837. The most distinguished feature of this well-preserved monument is the two massive minarets that are clearly visible to naked eyes even from a considerable distance. Reflecting the dexterity... Read More »
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  • Type: Palace
  • Entry: Paid
Gohar Mahal, Bhopal
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 21
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5.5/ 7 1
1 Rating
Gohar Mahal, situated on the banks of the Upper Lake, is one of the beautiful palaces in Bhopal. An architectural marvel, this palace was built by the first woman ruler of Bhopal, Gohar Begum in 1820. Designing of this palace depicts a perfect blend of Hindu and Mughal... Read More »
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  • Type: Palace
  • Entry: Paid
Shaukat Mahal, Bhopal
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 21
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Average Rating
6/ 7 1
1 Rating
Shaukat Mahal, situated at the Chowk area in the city, is one of the architectural wonders posing an odd mix of Indo-Islamic and European styles of architecture. It is believed that this palace was designed by a profligate Frenchman and is thus very different from the rest of... Read More »
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  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Archaeological Museum, Bhopal
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 21
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Archaeological Museum, formerly known as the Bhopal Museum, was inaugurated in November 2005. Housed in a majestic building, this museum houses a splendid collection of sculptures brought from various parts of the state. Displays at this museum are coins, excavated artefacts,... Read More »
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  • Type: Palace
Gufa Mandir, Bhopal
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 21
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5.5/ 7 1
1 Rating
Gufa Mandir positioned in the vicinity of Lalghati, is said to have been founded by Late Baba Narayan Das in 1949. Inside the building of the temple, statues of Lord Shiva, Ram - Laxman, Sitaji, Goddess Durga and Hanuman have been set up. The temple lures plenty of tourists... Read More »
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  • Type: Monument
Sadar Manzil, Bhopal
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 21
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5.5/ 7 1
1 Rating
Sadar Manzil, situated adjacent to the Royal Enclave, served as the royal courtroom of the Nawabs ruling over the Bhopal state. Entrance of this former hall of public audience is marked with a massive wooden door, which leads into a smaller main gate. The first floor of the... Read More »
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