Upper lake, Bhopal

Upper lake | One of the best places to visit in Bhopal

LocationNear the CM House, Bhopal, Bhopal (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsThe boat club is open daily all year round from 6.00 am to7.00 pm. There is no entry fee.
Place TypeLakes & Waterfalls, Nature Sites and Parks
Place visit withMarried Couples, Unmarried Couples
Best time to visitJanuary, February, March, April, May, June

About Upper lake

Upper Lake is the most important lake of Bhopal which is commonly known as Bhojtal. It is located near CM House, Bhopal, and is the oldest man-made lake in the country. The lake was named after Raja Bhoj, who built the lake across the Kolan River in the 11th century. The lake is now a major source of drinking water for the city's residents. On the eastern shore of the lake, some water sports for the visitors like parasailing, kayaking, canoeing, rafting, etc., offers exciting water sports. The best time to visit is early morning or late evening when you can take a leisurely stroll along the way.

Architecture of Upper lake

31 square kilometer fresh water lake with clean wide road all around, a national park with tigers and other animals on one side, boat club and food joints make it the liveliest place for hangout.

Interesting facts about Upper lake

  1. It is one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, joined by six more sequences to capture its flow.
  2. It is also good to drive around the lake where you can find the idol of Raja Bhoj.
  3. Kamala Park, Aquarium and Shah Ali's Dargah are located near the lake which adds to the beauty of the lake environment.
  4. A special side of the lake hosts and has a full range of lodging facilities, cafeterias, eateries and other markets.
  5. Upper Lake is a very popular natural attraction for tourists and city dwellers.
  6. It is spectacular and presents a good opportunity for boating and sailing.

How to reach Upper lake

By Bus:- Bhopal Habibganj-ISBT Bus Stand is near the lake which is 2.2 km away.

By Rail:- The nearest railway station to the lake is Bairagarh railway station, which is 1.8 km away, from here one can easily reach the lake by taking a rickshaw.

By Air:- The distance between the lake and the Raja Bhoj International Airport is 11.1 km, from here you can easily get a cab or taxi from which you can go.

By Metro:- AIIMS Metro Station is 19.8 km away from the lake.

Nearby famous places

  • State Museum of Madhya Pradesh 1.5 km away
  • Van Vihar National Park 2.3 km away
  • DB City Mall 5.1 km away
  • Taj ul Masajid 2.5 km away
  • Regional Science Center 1.8 km away
  • Jama Masjid 2.8 km away
  • Moti Masjid 2.4 km away
  • Hazrat Faiz Bahadur Dargah 1.8 km away

Upper lake FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at Near the CM House, Bhopal, Bhopal.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Upper lake: The boat club is open daily all year round from 6.00 am to7.00 pm. There is no entry fee..

𝒜. You should visit Upper lake during January, February, March, April, May, June months for best experience.

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