Bhopal, the capital of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, Known as the city of lakes consist of various natural and artificial and considered as one the greenest city in the Indian Subcontinent.
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Bhojtal or previously known as Upper Lake is a huge lake on the western side of Bhopal City. This lake is built in the 11th Century and the whole city is growing around it because water sources are an important factor in the development of cities.
Bhojtal is named after the Raja Bhoj and he belongs from the Paramara dynasty who ruled the Malwa area at that time.
The lake is surrounded by the Van Vihar National Park and has biodiversity which consists of more than 100 species of Flaura & fauna and this attracts most of the tourists. But in recent times the lake loses its value because of the dumpage of city wastes.
Van Vihar National Park
Declared a National Park in the year 1979, covered by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The park categorizes animals into two categories, carnivorous, and herbivores. Herbivorous animals can roam freely but the carnivorous were kept inside restricted premises. The park is closed on Fridays for tourist
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The lower lake is built in the year 1794 by Nawab of Bhopal fed by the River Kolas, the upper and lower lake has been divided by the bridge named “Pul Pukhta”.
Supplying water to almost 40% of the residents in Bhopal, these lakes play a vital role in serving the city.
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Taj Ul Masajid is situated in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh and considered as the largest Mosque in India and the second largest in the Asian Continent. The construction work was started in the reign of last Mughal Ruler Bahadur Shah Zafar by Nawab Shah Jahan Begum.
The mosque has 3 domes and two 18 story minarets adjacent to the Mosque made of red stone and extensive use of marble, this is considered as one of the best example of Mughal Architecture, situated by the lake referred to as the Motia Talab.
Taj-Ul-Masajid is open on all days but Non-Muslims are not allowed on Fridays.