Bhopal is the capital city of the state of Madhya Pradesh and is a prominent city of the state. It was once a prominent city of the state of Bhopal which no longer exists. It is also one of the largest cities in the country and is a popular tourist destination for various reasons. Bhopal is known as the city of lakes as it is home of several natural as well as artificial lakes. Being one of the greenest cities of India, the state stands proud of having Bhopal as its capital. The city also holds institutes of national importance and many other educational and research institutes which adds to the value of the city. Bhopal is also remembered for the deadliest industrial disasters of all times in the world which took place in 1984 known as the Bhopal Gas Tragedy. This topic is still very much alive in the political debates and other concerns as well.
The city hosts many cultural festivals every year in the Bharat Bhavan which is the main cultural center of the city. Diwali and Eid are two festivals which are celebrated extravagantly in the region. Other than that, it is extremely easy to reach within the city from any part of the country. Raja Bhoj International Airport is the nearest airport which mainly serves the entire state of Madhya Pradesh. It is just 13 kms away from the city of Bhopal. Also, Bhopal is one of the main connected railway stations in India. There are two main railway stations in the city which can easily connect you to all major cities of the country.