Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Bhopal is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Bhopal a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Bhopal.
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NH 12, Kohefiza, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462001, India
06:00 am - 08:00 pm
Built during the reign of Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar by Nawab Shah Jahan Begum through 2 generations (continued to be built by her daughter Sultan Jahan Begum), the Taj-ul-Masajid translates to ‘Crown among Mosques’. The gratifying title stays true even today and the mosque is one of the largest Mosques in India!
A design much ah...
The Lakshmi Narayana Temple is home to the deity of Goddess Lakshmi and her husband Vishnu. Built by the Birla Family- a popular Industrialist in India, the temple’s tranquil environment surrounded by the lush green Arera Hills, is a rare experience in itself. The temple also has a small museum that accommodates sculptures dating back to the ...
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Science Center Rd, NITTTR Campus, Shymala Hills, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462002
12:00 pm - 08:00 pm
The Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum nullifies the gap between the mythical belief of the Tribal population and the evolving urbanization. The museum gives you a peak into the psychology of the Tribal people, their practices, games and interpretation of life.
Learn about the Baiga, Gond, Saharia, Kol, Korko and Bharia tribes of India. Don’t forge...
In the early 19th century, Queen Qudisiya change the patriarchal ruling world and stepped on the throne to rule Bhopal. As an admirer of art and architecture, she built the Jama Masjid and the Gohar Mahal. This place marks a unique marriage of Indo- Islamic architecture and was the Queens final resting place before she passed away and gave her thro...
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Shamla Hills, TT Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462002
10:30 am - 05:30 pm
Formerly known as Bhopal Museum, the State Museum conveys the history, struggle and culture of Madhya Pradesh through historical artefacts, fossils, pre historic collection found near the surrounding caves, sculptures and the textiles famous to the state.
The collection belonging to the royal family is the highlight of the place while the weapons, ...
Built by Built by Sikander Begum in 1860, the Moti Masjid is often confused with the Jama Masjid owing to its striking resemblance to the latter. Sikander Begun was way ahead of her time and in a time when men ruled kingdoms, paved way for female rulers. Her contribution to Bhopal shaped the city to stand out in its administrations, rich architectu...
Built by a Frenchman who claimed to be a descendant of the Bourbon Dynasty, the Sadar Manzil Gate shows a happy marriage between Asian, Western and Islamic styles of architecture with Gothic influences. Located at the main chowk area, the place was once used as a Public Audience Hall during the princely rule. Today it houses the Municipal Corporati...
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Idgah Hills, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462001
06:30 am - 07:00 pm
Comprising of 7 caves with one of them holding the holy ‘Lingam’ of Lord Shiva, the Gufa Mandir (Cave temple) is one of the most popular temples in Bhopal. The cave that holds the Shiv Lingam is supplied by natural water that never goes dry even during scorching summers!
The place is loved for its tranquil atmosphere and its generous co...
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Birla Temple, Arera Hills, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462011, India
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Located in the vicinity of Birla Mandir, the Birla Museum displays Madhya Pradesh’s finest ancient art collection, Paleolithic and Neolithic tools, prehistoric paintings, ancient carvings and a scale model of the Bhimbetka rock shelter.
The sculptures dating from the 7th to the 13th century excavated from archeological sites in the state, are...
Built in 1722, the Place is named after Queen Kamlapati- the widow of Nizam Shah Gond. The Gond tribe was indigenous to the Malwa and had a distinct role in Bhopal’s history.
After her suicide near the current location of Kamla Park, the Queen of the tribe still remains to be remembered through this palace. The historic place is located on th...
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Khatlapura, Lower Lake, Jahangirabad, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462008
06:30 am - 07:00 pm
Devoted to Lord Ram, the Khatlapura Mandir is also home to the deities of Laxman, Sita, Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesh.
The temple was built 150 years back and is located close to the Lower Lake. The temple is at its hustle-bustle best during the annual festivals of Diwali and Navratri. The annual fair of Dol-Gyaras is another highlight of the temple.O...