Van Vihar National Park
Van Vihar National Park, Shymala Hills, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462002, India
About Van Vihar National Park
Van Vihar is a National Park is a Zoological Space that operates under the guidelines of the Central Zoo Authority. The animals here are kept closest to their natural habitats, making it a heaven for people who love nature. It has declared as a national park in 1979 and it covers an area of about 4.45 km2.
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Also called as National Museum of Humankind or Museum of Man is an anthropology museum located in Bhopal, to present an integrated story of the evolution of man and culture with special reference to India. This museum depicts the story of mankind in time and space.
The archaeological museum of Bhopal holds a significant role among the monuments and museums of Bhopal established in the year 1964 . The museum houses a gamut of splendid tribal handicrafts, musical instruments, bronze objects belonging to the 12th century and much more. Daily a lot of tourists visit this place.
The Regional Science Centre, Bhopal is located in the Shyamla Hills area of Bhopal, It is aimed at popularizing science and technology among the people. It is one of the constituent units of the National Council of Science Museums, which was inaugurated on 12 January 1995. The Centre has over 266 science exhibits, most of them are interactive and the campus also houses a small Dinosaur Park and a zoo.
Bharat Bhavan is an autonomous multi-arts complex and museum in the state of capital Bhopal inaugurated in 1982. It is a multi-arts centre that has been set up to create an interactive experience through verbal, visual and performing arts.
Upper lake is now famous as Bhojtal. It is a huge lake which is built artificially for the water source for the residents of the city. It was built around the year 1005 by king Paramara Raja Bhoj. This upper lake and the nearby lower lake comprises and forms the Bhoj wetland. Not only tourists, there are also so many migratory birds and other living beings come here and quench their thirst.
Kamalapati Palace is located on the bridge, between the larger and the smaller lake of Bhopal. Built in 1722, it is named after Rani Kamlapati the widow Gond ruler of Nizam Shah, Chief of Ginnorgarh. The Palace has been designated as a Monument of National Importance by the Archaeological Survey of India .
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