Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh is the 16th largest city in India. Also famous as the ‘city of lakes’, Bhopal holds important institutions including ISRO’s Master Control Facility and BHEL and various institutes of National importance like IISER, MANIT, SPA and AIIMS. Moreover the capital exhibits the coherence of northern and southern influences.
The old city of Bhopal consists of historical monuments and colorful bazaars which exhibit the traditional handicrafts and the new city with modern building. Tourists can reach Bhopal by air, rail and road.
One can easily reach Bhopal by air as it conducts both domestic and international flights. Bhopal airport also known as Raja Bhoj airport is 15km away from the main city. There are various flights which directly connect Bhopal to Delhi, Indore, Gwalior and Mumbai.
The city has its own railway station near Hamidia road and is well linked with all major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, and Chennai
Regular bus services are available from central cities of the state to Bhopal namely- Sanchi 46km, Indore 186km, Ujjain 188km and Jabalpur 295km. Also, there are number of bus services which are available from Bhopal to other major cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur.