Bhopal is rightly called the city of lakes. Lakes that are clean and well maintained. Bhopal's population is 1.7 million. Roads are broad and smooth. Visit to Sanchi Stupa could not be any better as it was cloudy and drizzled on and off. It is one of the most magnificent monuments of its time.That's how our day began. Photography is allowed inside and you have a pay a little extra for taking your camera inside. No restriction on mobile cameras or fee.
Beautiful, isn't it?
Same place from different angles.
Due to aniconism in Buddhism, Buddha was never depicted as a human figure. Artists rather chose to represent him by certain attributes, such as the horse which he rode he left his father’s home, his footprints, or a canopy under the bodhi tree, the point of his enlightenment. The human body was thought to be too limited for the Buddha.
It is said to be the largest mosque in India and one of the largest mosques in Asia
The Mosque also has three huge bulbous domes, an impressive main hallway with attractive pillars and marble flooring resembling Mughal architecture the likes of Jama Masjid in Delhi and the huge Badshahi Mosque of Lahore.
Museum of Man is an anthropology museum that presents an integrated story of the evolution of man and culture with special reference to India. It spreads over an area of about 200 acres on the Shyamla Hills in the city. This museum depicts the story of mankind in time and space.
I wish I could bring one home