Tourist Places near Madya pradesh – Bhopal

Bhojpur’s massive and impressive 400 sq. km lake was destroyed by Hoshang Shah, ruler of Mandu in the early 15th century. However, the hilltop Bhojeshwar Temple managed to survive. This temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, is also called the Somnath of the north. It houses an unrefined 2.5 meter lingam.
Bhimbetka Caves (45 km): A visit to the Bhimbetka Caves while on a trip to Bhopal is really worth it. Almost submerged in the dense forests of teak and sal in craggy cliffs, there are around 600 rock shelters in the foothills of the Vindhya Mountains. These were used as shelters for centuries by aboriginal settlements. Almost half of these caves have their walls embellished with prehistoric paintings. The Bhimbetka rock shelters are a World Heritage Site.

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