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Address: Near CM House, Bhopal, India
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It is heavenly to go around this biggest manmade lake in India, more than a 1000 year old, very early in the morning.

I have been in Bhopal for last more than 25 years many a times but never had a close look at this magnificent manmade lake. This time I passed this beautiful lake in a vehicle in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
SatyendraGarg
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New Delhi, India

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This Lake is situated in the City of Bhopal and is not very far away from main lake. You can have a view even while driving on the road adjacent to it.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been in Bhopal for last more than 25 years many a times but never had a close look at this magnificent manmade lake. This time I passed this beautiful lake in a vehicle in evening,saw its beauty and decided to come there very early in the morning to admire its real beauty. When I mentioned it my family... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit expensive . Me and my family visited lake view last year we enjoyed a lot we take a motor boat and that cost too muvh for an middle class family it cost us approx 700-1000 . And that was our greatest mistake because in motor boat they (the driver) take an small round around the lake that take... More 

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Thank N S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bhopal is majorly known for this lake. It is great for morning walks and jogs. Boating can also be done.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice place to go early morning walks or for evening relaxed stroll. Photographers would love this place.

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Lucknow, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice experience in Bhopal, went for a fantastic cruise ride in Upper lake. It is an ideal place to enjoy water sport activities like kayaking, canoeing, parasailing, and water skiing. This Upper Lake was built by Raja Bhoj. This place is a permanent source of enjoyment for tourists & locals.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Upper Lake locally known as Bada talaab, lies on the Western side of the Bhopal city. It is one of the oldest water bodies in the country which was believed to be built in the 11th century by Raja Bhoj while the construction of an earthen dam across the Kolans River. This massive lake with a catchment area of 36.1... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this lake in the heart of the city. Drive around this Great Lake in the evening . The lake has several attractions: boat rides, restaurants, submerged palace of Raja Bhoj ( King Bhoj: the name of the city of Bhopal, Bhojpal comes from him). A giant size statue of Raja Bhoj is on one sided of the lake.

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Thank Manas R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wonder full experience I was in bhopal and at my stay I visited to upper lake and that was fab the cruise ride was fantastic and the major attraction was boat Club and then I visited zoo as well ultimate experience Must visit again

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Watersports is main attraction at this location. Apart from water sports a calm and quiet evening destination for couples and elderly persons.

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