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Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya - National Museum of Mankind

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Address: Shamla Hills, Bhopal, India
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IGRMS is a big anthropology museum spreads around 200 acres of land in Bhopal. It is a big basket holding numerous answers of our everyday doing about which we have no idea why... read more

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IGRMS is a big anthropology museum spreads around 200 acres of land in Bhopal. It is a big basket holding numerous answers of our everyday doing about which we have no idea why our society follows them, not only that but if you go through a scientific approach then you will surely be convinced that what you used to feel backward... More 

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on a April afternoon around 4 pm. The place is most certainly amazing, but only for those who might trek a little bit. It's a beautifully conceived museum which showcases human habitats from all over the country including their lifestyle. The place can be divided in two parts-outdoor displays (heritage park) and the museum. To experience the rural... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you need a whole day to see everything in this park! In 3 hours I was able to walk through the museum, and parts of the outside tribal house exhibit, and then also the rock art shelters! These shelters are a wonderful find so close to the city, showing beautiful paintings from the neolithic revolution period! It really is a... More 

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Jaipur, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being in the middle of city it provides you the best transport facility. As you enter from the gate it gives you the feeling "ya we are here to feel Indian". With nominal charges it shows you the cultural india. The various pots, ancient art, tools etc. The balcony gives you proper look of Bhopal. Lightning has been done with... More 

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Bhopal, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a very beautiful family place. We may see the traditional homes, being built and used for living in different States of India. These homes are very beautiful, looking attractive with veiriery of colour schemes and combinations, and are well planned. Its very good to see how they are made from the natural materials available locally in that area. Mainly... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is an anthropology museum located in Bhopal to present the evolution of man and culture. It spreads over an area of about 200 acres on the Shyamla Hills in the city. It can be accessed either from Lake View Road or from another road near Demonstration School.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

IGMS - a great place to feel back the culture and societies of many states in India and the tribal culture.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is spread in almost 200 acres of land. It contains a museum, open theater of tribal dwellings and more. Here the restaurant (basic in lookout) serves handsome meal for Rs. 30 a Thali.

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Bhopal, India
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

A unique place to watch human habitation since ages , their shelters utensils , houses , tribes and other habitation of the country .

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India
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

This amazing place spread into huge area show casing culture , life style of past . It will take you to some other time of past .Very proud to have such an beautiful museum in Bhopal. You can explore different society of many places in India. Very neat & clean well maintained place ,Just next to this museum you can... More 

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