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Bhopal, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

In spite of dense population around this large lake , somehow it is mostly preserved from many disturbances the road around it is a major attraction for everybody to walk freely. Many good restaurants also have come up..

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dabboo
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful lake. You can enjoy an evening with friends and family with a boat ride for just 100 rs pp and they provide a peddle boat for 30 mins. Also jet boats are available but that's like just 4-5 mins ride. There is one big...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LimaKidwai
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This lake provides not only water to the Bhopal city, but also plenty of space for family outings. The boat rides are an added attraction for one and all. The trip to the peer-baba-mazhar on the island, is not worth the effort, as you may...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BijuShantharam
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Upper Lake, created by Raja Bhoj in the 11th century, is arguably the oldest man-made lake in India. Locally known as ‘Bada Talaab’, this lake is said to have cured the skin disease of the king. A massive earthen dam constructed across the Kolans River,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank agarwal_a90
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

I have visiter this place on 20th of October 2018 with family. Excellent place and must visit when you are in Bhopal. Pani puri, marvelous chat, Bhel puri and Cold coffee,you will enjoy much. The boating in lake is another attraction. The statue of King...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The title in Hindi of this review literally means that among all the lakes Bhopal lake is the real vast one ...others are dimunitive.This saying in India has passed along generations and was once very true.The upper lake or 'Bada Talaab' of Bhopal is a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Saurabh S
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The view of the lake is serene from the lake side road if it is visited during sunset. There is a boat club. One can enjoy the boat ride there. But the club could be more organised and well maintained. Another thing is the lake...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sszaman
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Weather its sunset or sunrise, you will get the spectacular views at Upper lake. A very relaxing place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GautamD195
Reviewed 8 October 2018

this is a must visit place for tourists in bhopal........... amazing boat rides, absolutely beautiful clean lake......... make you you go hire the government boat ride services..... their boats are neat and clean....... local guide with harrow you for their boats and all crap...... ignore...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Santy1980
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

A very good place to enjoy. The scenery is breathtaking and the place is easily reachable. The best time to visit is during monsoon

Date of experience: October 2018
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