Saturday, 29 March 2014

Gohar Mahal

Gohar Mahal





Gohar Mahal is  is an architectural gem in Bhopal. Constructed in the year 1820,on the banks of the Upper Lake, it is built by the first female ruler of Bhopal,
Gohar Begum(who was also known as Qudisiya Begum) . Gohar Mahal is an magnificent architectural marvel, it is a fine example of the amalgamation of splendid Hindu and exquisite Mughal architecture.The arcades of the palace hold majestic look and glory. It is also called Nazar Bagh.











Address : Gohar Mahal VIP Rd, Nakkar Khana, Peer Gate Area, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh- 462001


KERWA DAM

KERWA DAM

We know that dams generally serve the primary purpose of retaining water. But do you know this is a multi-purpose dam which can be the one of  the best place as a picnic spot or for an adventurous trip where people can visit to spend their weekend time and children can enjoy  as well as Kerwa dam fulfill water requirement of Bhopal city. 

Kerwa site has one kilometer of walking area  of green surroundings .A large number of people, especially youths, visits  the green surroundings on the outskirts of Bhopal for the adventure sports like Zip-lining , Bird watching and Monkey crawling etc .

TO VISIT

Time: Open everyday for 24 hours.
Address: Kerwa Dam, Mendora, Madhya Pradesh 462007










Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Tribal museum

Tribal museum

Tribal Museum Gallery

 Janjaatiya Sanghralaya or commonly known as Tribal Museum is the tourist attraction located on Shyamla Hills, situated in the northern region of Bhopal. Inaugurated by the 13th President of the Republic India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee. This fascinating museum covers around 7 acres of land.

Tribal Museum View


The museum depicts historical and cultural narratives by portraying different facets of tribes inhabiting the state of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. The mesmerizing museum has 6 Galleries, Open Air Theater and Chinhari, a retail outlet for handicraft . The division of 6 galleries is as follows:-


1. Cultural Diversity - It describes epic habitat of the 7 most important Tribes of state namely Gond, Bheel, Korku, Baiga, Sahariya, Kol and Bhariya. 


                                                                         Cultural Diversity in Tribal Museum

Tribe Women in Tribal Museum


2. Tribal Life - It has the scaled model of the tribes houses made of mud, dung, bamboo, hay, dry foliage, etc. This gallery has food grains container made of earthenware, cart used for carrying things and charpoys used in tribal homes. The tribal house showcases that household things are kept in cavities made on it while the vacant space in between is used for moving in and out inside the houses. 

Cart used by Tribes for carrying


3. Tribal Art - It has red, black, green and white paintings using wall as the canvas. This gallery also have different traditions associated with  birth, wedding, festivals and death of these communities. The main attraction includes marriage canopy and Musical instruments like Dholak and Damru hung from a tree.

Tribes Music

4. Tribal Mythology - ‘Devlok’ or 'the House of Gods' is one of the most captivating view of the gallery which consist of the different myths and beliefs associated with customs of worshipping mother earth by revering sky, land, animals, forests, fire and water.

Tribes artefacts


5. Tribals of Chattisgarh -  This gallery magnetize by honoring the indigenous cultures of  the pottery art of native Tribes of Bastar region, Chhattisgarh.

Hanging Artefacts
Chhattisgarh Pottery


6. Tribal Games - This gallery showcases the various games played by tribe children. Tribal Games is depicted with little sculptures of men, women and children playing games such as poshampa, chaupat, pitoo, stilt, tug of war etc. 

Tug of War - Tribal Games


So what are you waiting for ? Just take a day to visit this mesmerizing Tribal Museum.


Banyan Trees artefacts in Tribal Museum

TO VISIT :
Open from 12:00 AM to 08:00 PM
every day except Monday. 


Sunday, 23 March 2014

GUESS THE SITE IN BHOPAL

GUESS THE SITE IN BHOPAL

Bhopali's can you guess where is it in Bhopal ????

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2. Can you guess when and where it is taken?

3. Can you guess this place ?

4. Can you guess this place?