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Ratapani Range Retreat

Nestled in Bhopal, surrounded by artificial lakes and serenity, this three tier city is proven to be one of the most visited places. Hotel Ratapani Range Retreat is an ideal holiday lodging destination for tourists, families and adventurers. The hotel offers facilities like front desk, parking, doctor on call and many more. Jungle rides in vintage jeeps and bird-watching go hand-in-hand at Ratapani Range Retreat. Those with interest for boating, fishing and kayaking should surely take a visit to this place.

Kanha Dham Radha Ri Dhani

Kanha Dham Radha Ri Dhani is located 8 km away from the Bakanian Bhaunr Railway Station and 14 km from the Inter State Bus Terminal. This hotel in Bhopal comprises a total of 8 air-conditioned and spacious rooms.

In-room conveniences offered in these wooden floored rooms include LCD television, direct dial phone, wake-up calls, wardrobe, separate sitting area, and an en suite bathroom. Kanha Dham Radha Ri Dhani has a traditional open-air dining area and a kids play area.

Vardhaman Park

Brindaban Garden also known as Vardhaman Park is one of the most beautiful parks in Bhopal, located at a distance of 2.5 kms from Bhopal city center. The park has a rose garden and a well landscaped walk way with a fantastic view of the Upper lake. The park is a favorite tourist spot among the tourist as well as the local and is frequently occupied by families, young romantic couples, joggers seeking exercise, college students etc. Bharat Bhavan, Kamla Nehru Park, Upper Lake and Lower Lake are the nearby attractions.

Rani Mahal (Islamnagar)

Rani Mahal is also Known as Chaman Mahal or Islamnagar fort, which is a historical destination made famous due to its rich legacy of being the capital city of the princely state of Bhopal for a short duration. It lies in the Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh on the Bhopal-Berasia road, at a distance of 12 km from the state main city.

Islamnagar is known for the ruined palaces that stand witness of its glorious days. The city has wide accessibility.
The Land of Fortified Beauty

Kathotiya Forest

Kathotia, also called Kathotiya is a small forested village that lies in the Veerpura Range and comes under Sehore Forest Division of Madhya Pradesh.

It is approx 20 kms from Bhopal and is known for the Rock paintings that are believed to be more than 17,000 years old or maybe more as the actual dates are still unclear

Kathotia is inhabited by the legendary Bhil and Bhilala Tribes who were traditionally hunters but have now settled up and are involved in agriculture in the forest area.

Manuabhan Tekri

Manuabhan Tekri, Bhopal has a popular Jain temple called MANUA BHAN KI TEKRI (JAIN TEMPLE) where people can go either on foot or on rope-way. Manuabhan Tekri is also known as Mahaveer Giri. It is very popular for its scenic views.

Bhojpur

Founded by the legendary Paramara king of Dhar Raja Bhoja (1010-53 A.D) has remains of its magnificent Shivatemple and cyclopean dam. Raja (King) Bhoja was, an engineer, a warrior, a great administrator and a man of formidable vision.

Buddhist Monuments

Sanchi  is the location of several Buddhist monuments dating from the 3rd century BCE to the 12th century CE and is one of the important places of Buddhist pilgrimage. It is a nagar panchayat in Raisen district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Toranas surround the Stupa and they each represent love, peace, trust, and courage. The ‘Great Stupa’ at Sanchi is the oldest stone structure in India and was originally commissioned by the emperor Ashoka the Great in the 3rd century BC.

Halali Dam

Puranic name of Amarkantak was Riksha parvat. It is not only the Narmada which arises from Amarkantak, because theson River, initially referred to as Jwalawanti of Johila, the Mahanadi and the Amadoh, which is a major early tributary of the Godavari, all rise from within the Amarkantak plateau.Among all the sacred rivers of India, the Narmada occupies a unique place. Legend has it that Lord Shiva blessed Narmada with unique purifying powers.

Kolar Dam

Kolar dam is located on 35 kms south-west of Bhopal city. It is built on Kolar river which is a tributary river of Narmada river. This dam is constructed near Lawakhweri village in Sehore district. This dam is mainly constructed for the purpose of arranging water availability to Bhopal city and for irrigation purpose in surrounding areas. Height of Kolar dam is 45 meters and its water storage capacity is 265 MCM. Dam water is a raw water source for Kolar Water Treatment Plant (KTP) which is managed by Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) of Madhya Pradesh. This plant avails approx.

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