Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh, is counted among the greenest cities of India. You will be pleasantly charmed by the numerous natural as well as artificial lakes in the city. There are lots of must-visit destinations and excursion sites in Bhopal. Missing the special dishes like Bhopali Gosht Korma, Bhopali Murgh Rezala, Murgh Nizami, Murgh Hara, Masala Rice and betel leaf or "paan" with the toppings of a wide variety of seasonings, will be considered blasphemous. The economy of the place is vibrant and includes all kinds of industries, like electrical goods, jewelry, chemicals, cotton, medicine, cloth weaving and painting, cotton milling, etc. Retail businesses provide self-employment to the city. The export zone near Bhopal, Mandideep, exports $500 million worth of goods and services every year.
Flight Information, Airport Services, and Connectivity
The Raja Bhoj Airport at Bhopal is a domestic one from where you can get flights to reach almost any important destination of India, such as Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Raipur, Indore, Chandigarh, and others. Most popular airlines are Air India, SpiceJet, JetKonnect, and Jet Airways. You will get facilities like duty-free shopping, eateries, shops, and baggage services in the airport. Enough transportation facilities are available from the airport, such as private cabs, prepaid taxis, and buses. The railway station is also located nearby, only 19 km away.
More Information on Bhopal
Bhopal is spread over 323.26 square miles and has a total population of about 3,195,648. Languages spoken and understood here are English, Hindi, and Urdu.
Must-visit places in Bhopal are:
- Jama Masjid
- Government Archaeological Museum
- Upper and Lower Lakes
- Van Vihar
- Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya
- Bharat Bhawan
- Laxmi Narayan Temple and Museum
- Gohar Mahal
To enjoy the essence of Bhopal without getting drenched in sweat, try to visit during the winter season.