Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Bhopal

Bhopal is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Bhopal one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Bhopal is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Bhopal or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Bhopal. Explore the historical monuments of Bhopal with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Bhopal guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Bhopal page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Bhopal with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Bhimbetka Rock Shelters

    #1 of 8 Historical Places in Bhopal
    Bhimbetka Rock Shelters

    Tags: Cave, Historical Site

    Address: Bhojpur Raisen, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, 462038, India

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Located around 50 kilometers from Bhopal, the Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka is a collection of 600 caves that bear rock paintings belonging to the Neolithic Age (around 10,000 BC!). See the brilliance of...Read more

  2. Gohar Mahal

    #2 of 8 Historical Places in Bhopal
    Gohar Mahal

    Tags: Palace, Architecture

    Address: VIP Road, NakkarKhana, Peer Gate Area, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 46200, India

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    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 M...Read more

  3. State Museum Of Madhya Pradesh

    #3 of 8 Historical Places in Bhopal
    State Museum Of Madhya Pradesh

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition , Sculpture

    Address: Shamla Hills, TT Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462002

    Timings: 10:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    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 ...Read more

  4. Shaukat Mahal

    #4 of 8 Historical Places in Bhopal
    Shaukat Mahal

    Tags: Palace, Architecture

    Address: Sultania Rd, Nakkar Khana, Peer Gate Area, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462001

    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 influence...Read more

  5. Birla Museum

    #5 of 8 Historical Places in Bhopal
    Birla Museum

    Tags: Museum, Sculpture

    Address: Birla Temple, Arera Hills, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462011, India

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 ...Read more

  6. Kamlapati Mahal

    #6 of 8 Historical Places in Bhopal
    Kamlapati Mahal

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    Address: 12, Ginnori Rd, Chobdarpura, Talaiya, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462001

    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 n...Read more

  7. Taj Mahal Palace

    #7 of 8 Historical Places in Bhopal
    Taj Mahal Palace

    Tags: Palace

    Address: Taj Mahal Palace, Jhangir Colony, Pratap Nagar, Jahangirabad, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462008, India

    Another of India’s ‘Taj Mahal’ (also built by another royal called Shaha Jahan), the Taj Mahal Palace was built all through 1868 to 1901. The palace is loved for its British, French,...Read more

  8. Mantralaya

    #8 of 8 Historical Places in Bhopal
    Mantralaya

    Tags: Heritage Building

    Address: Arera Hills, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462004

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Vallabh Bhavan State Secretariat, or the Mantralaya is it is commonly known in Bhopal, is a magnificent building, which truly stands out against its background. One of the most prominent buildings...Read more

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Top Tours for Historical Places in Bhopal

  • 4-Hour Private Tour of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy Site
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    Duration: 4 Hrs

    Visit the abandoned Union Carbide factory and the actual sites where the Bhopal Gas Tragedy disaster took place. This will he...

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  • Explore Bhopal in One Day Tour
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    Duration: 10 Hrs

    The culturally rich Bhopal city is said to be founded by Raja Bhoj of Parmar dynasty and presently is the capital of Madhya P...

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