"We must recognize that human development today is poised at the cross roads. The choices we make and the paths we seek to follow will determine how humanity will exist in the generations to come." A poignant statement made by Shankar Dayal Sharma, the 9th President of India, serving in office from 1992 to 1997. The visionary leader was born and raised in the humble city of Bhopal, India. Shankar Dayal Sharma had served as the Chief Minister of Bhopal before his rise to prominence. Serving as the capital of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, the city of lakes is modernizing at an increasing speed while maintaining its past glory. As with the modernization of every city, hotels in Bhopal are the one of the first capitalize on the tourism market.
Economical Stays in Bhopal
Cheap hotels are highly demanded in Bhopal. Most tourists would check in to a budget hotel to experience the authentic local life. One such hotel in Bhopal is the Lago Villa that is centrally located at Shamla Hills. The accommodation offers the most awe-inspiring & refreshing views of the Upper Lake and the minarets crowning the largest mosque of Asia. Among all the cheap hotels in Bhopal, The Krishnayan is quickly building its reputation as a tourists' favorite. Combining its chic, glamorous outlook with imaginative artisan style and cool modern design, this hotel stands out as a sublime sanctuary of adventure.
Luxury Hotels of Bhopal
While upscale Bhopal hotels may be hard to come by, they are truly a rare gem if you decide to spare no expenses and spend your vacation getting the royal treatment. With its grand palatial architecture, the WelcomHeritage Noor-Us-Sabah Hotel ('The light of dawn) is undisputedly the finest Bhopal hotel. From its strategic location to its amenities that are fit for royal blood, this hotel will definitely ease your mind and soothe your soul. A slightly less expensive alternative would be the Courtyard by Marriot, situated on Arera Hills. This internationally recognized hotel chain is the perfect blend of comfort and functionality, offering 101 spacious rooms and over 26,000 sq ft of event spaces. Focusing their efforts on attracting business professionals, each room is equipped with ultra-modern amenities and high speed internet access. After their meals, guests may also take a leisure stroll at the adjacent DB City Mall.
What to See in Bhopal?
Although Bhopal is not a major tourist destination, there are a few interesting attractions yet to be discovered by the mainstream tourist trend. The most tourist spot is the Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi. Take a guided tour to indulge your mind in the interesting history and art as well as feast your eyes on the expertly constructed monuments and well-maintained precincts. After spending a good day at Sanchi, head down to the Upper Lake and enjoy the sunset hours relaxing and taking in the calm and scenic landscape, feel your stress escape from your body and flow along the lake beyond the horizon. The Upper Lake is hugely popular with locals as well, a common place for all to ease their mind and recharge their energy.