Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh located in the centre of India is a rare combination of picturesque beauty, royal history and urban town planning. Bhopal derives its name from the city Bhojapal founded by raja Bhoj. Bhopal is a versatile city teeming with historical monuments, market places, mosques and palaces which leave a print of the emperors who once upon a time ruled here. The city is well designed with luxuriant and delicately laid out gardens, statues and wide streets.
Places to Stay
Manjeet Hotel (Tariff- RS 300 ) Hotel Sonali Regency (Tariff- Rs 1286 ) Situated at a distance of 1 km from station and 250 mt from bus stand, Hotel Surya- (Tariff- Rs 1100 and up) is situated at a distance of 1 km from railway station and 250 m from bus stand are some of the popular budget hotels.
Places to Visit
There are various forts and mosques which you can visit in Bhopal. Some of the noteworthy places are the Jama Masjid, The Laxmi Narayan Temple, The Government Archaeological Museum and the beautiful aquarium. The main bus stand in Bhopal is the Nadra bus stand and one can take bus to visit all these places.
The Khajuraho dance festival around the month of February and March is a must watch on your visit to Bhopal. Along with that some of the most loved events are the Gwalior Light and Sound show where the history of the fort is enacted with music, lights, dances and sound effects. These are treats which should not be missed at all.
The official language of Bhopal is Hindi. English is also spoken.
How to Get There
There are regular flights which connect Bhopal with Jabalpur, Delhi, Mumbai and Gwalior.
Bhopal is situated in the main line of Delhi to Chennai. All the major trains going to Mumbai via Delhi and vice versa have a terminus in Bhopal station.
Bus services connect Bhopal with Mandu (285 km), Khajuraho (383 km), Gwalior (423 km), Jabalpur (295 km) and Ujjain (188 km). Avail of bus ticket offers from Ticketgoose.com when you book your tickets online
Sendhwa is a municipality and city in the Barwani district of Madhya Pradesh. It has several sites of historic interest and monuments dating back to the 16th mandi. It is one of the largest revenue generators in the district and serves as a hub for education as well, since it has many schools and colleges for higher education. It is also and administrator of law and order in the district.
Places to Stay
There are several budget hotels in Sendhwa. The popular ones are Raja Hotel (Tariff – Rs 1500), Hotel Shivam (Tariff – Rs 1700), and Hotel Prince (Tariff – Rs 2000).
The official language of Sendhwa is Hindi.
The important festivals of Sendhwa are Holi in March, Ganesh Utsav in August, and Dusshera in October. Barwani is well known for Jhakis during the Ganesh festival.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Sendhwa like Sendhwa fort- which is made up of black stones, Rajrajeshwar and Gayathri Temple, both of which are inside the fort, and Bejasan Tikri (15 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Sendhwa is in Indore (140 km) which has direct daily flights to Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai, and Bangalore.
The nearest railway station is in Nardana, Maharashtra (62 km) which has trains to many parts of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.
Sendhwa Bus Stand is the main bus terminal here with regular buses connecting to Indore. The popular private service operators in this area are Dhariwal Travels, Verma Travels and Hans Travels. Bus ticket online booking has never been easier through Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps