PLACES OF INTEREST
A few of the places of interest in Bhopal include
Upper Lake : The largest artificial lake in Asia.
Lake View : A stretch of road on the shore of the great or Upper Lake. It is a popular joint for people of all age groups, especially young. The road continues into Van Vihar National Park. The Boat Club is also located here and national level water sporting events are organized by the club.
Van Vihar National Park : A zoological park with the status of a national park, it is situated south of the Upper Lake.
New Market : A shopping and commercial zone in the city housing a number of eateries, restaurants, cloth shops and showrooms, bakeries, mobile stores etc
Taj-ul-Masajid : It is one of the largest mosque in Asia and is also used as a madrasah
Lal Parade Ground: The independence day and republic day parade are held in this ground. It is also the venue of large gatherings.
Museum of Natural History
Takri : A hindu and jain temple, situated on a hill cliff, this place is popular for the scenic views it offers of the city below. A rope-way has been installed and people also have the option to reach the spot on foot.
Libraries :A number of libraries are operational including the regional library and Swami Vivekanand Library (formerly British Library)