The gold spikes crowning the squat minarets of the Jama Masjid Mosque, built in 1837 by Qudsia Begum, glint serenely above the skull...
Bhopal’s third female ruler, Shah Jahan Begum wanted to create the largest mosque in the world, so in 1877 set about building...
This cultural centre is a serene place to take in modern Indian art, tribal carvings and paintings. There is a library, contemporary art...
There are a number of bottle shops on this grotty stretch of Hamidia Rd, but this one has the added attraction of beer on tap.
This bright, clean, canteen-style restaurant is a decent place to come for South Indian breakfasts. After midday it also does thalis and...
Moti Masjid information
The Moti Masjid Mosque near Sadar Manzil was built by Qudsia Begum's daughter, Sikander Jahan Begum, in 1860. Similar in style to the Jama Masjid in Delhi, it's a smaller marble-faced mosque with two dark red minarets and gold-spiked cupolas.