INTERNATIONAL BALLOON DAY, BHOPAL




On Friday, 13 February 2015 at 11:00 AM
The festival will be held at-
Lal Parade Ground & Kaliyasot Dam.
From 13th to 15th February 2015.


SATDHARA STUPAS MONUMENT, BHOPAL

Satdhara stupa is 41 kms (26.00 miles) far from Bhopal placed near vidisha road. The main Stupa of the site is similar to that of Sanchi having remains of railings. It is 13.65 mt. High excluding platforms with diameter of 32.80 mt. Recent excavations have revealed brick pradaksh in a patha & stair case of the Stupa. Other remains are of monastery and apsidal temples. (Maurya & Sunga Period).



Set among verdant rolling hills 30 km north of Bhopal, Satdhara (“Seven Streams”) is well worth the detour for stupa enthusiasts. There are no less than 34 stupas dating from the Maurayan period in the third century B.C. and 14 monastries.


RANI KAMLAPATI PALACE, BHOPAL




Rani Kamlapati Palace is Ancient Palace of Rani Kamlapati, ruler of Bhojpal i.e. Bhopal. Rani Kamlapati was the very beautiful wife of Nawal Shah, a Hindu Gond tribal warlord who had his capital in Ginnaur. In the 1710s, the area around the upper lake of Bhopal was mainly populated by the Bhil and the Gond tribals. In 1723, Rani Kamlapati committed suicide near her palace (present-day Kamla Park in Bhopal).

This palace is situated on the bridge, between the larger and the smaller lake. It was built in 1722. This palace has been named after queen Kamlapati the widow of Nizam Shah Gond, Chief of Ginnorgarh. 
 
Address- Near Kamla Park Road, Bhopal- 462002, Madhya Pradesh, India.

REGIONAL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, BHOPAL



The Museum deals with general aspects of natural history, depicts the flora, fauna and ecosystems of Region and promotes conservation and environmental awareness through its exhibit galleries and educational activities. 

The value of a Regional Museum of Natural History in the Central Region of the country to highlight the flora and fauna and natural resources of the area, protection of ecosystems and the environmental awareness needs hardly any justification. It is encouraging that the State Government was keen to have such a facility developed at Bhopal for which the state offered the necessary land. 


The RMNH at Bhopal would fulfill the following objects:
 
1.    Develop exhibits depicting the flora fauna and geology of the region.
2.  Depict ecological relationships among plants and animals including man, and emphasise the importance of conservation exhibits and educational activities.
3.  Provide special exhibits and activities to enrich the school curriculum in Biology, particularly on environment aspects.
4. Develop appropriate educational programmes for children, adults and family groups to create environments awareness.
5.   Publish popular educational material useful for environmental education.
6.   Develop appropriate institutional material within the Region to promote environment education. 




















Timing- 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM      (All days of the week except Monday)

Address: E-5, Link Road Number 3, Near Bittan Market, Arera Colony, Shahpura, Bhopal- 462016, Madhya Pradesh, India.

PURTALA- THE ISLAND NEAR BHOPAL



Purtala is a beautiful untouched tourist spot located about 213 km (4- 5 hour journey) from Bhopal on Bhopal- Nagpur road. Purtala is a nice picnic spot rich in Singhori wildlife and bio diversity. There is a beautiful island near Purtala which takes 30 minutes by motorboat ride. Long walk can also be enjoyed in Purtala. To reach Purtala, one has to follow the route of Badi Bareli via Bhimbetaka, Ratapani, Abhyarandya and Shahganj. One can take a night stay at Purtala; forest hut and caretaker is available at Purtala.

‘BIJNA’ – THE HAND FAN’S EXHIBITION



The exhibition hand fan's is organized in Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum Bhopal from various states of India like Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Gujarat, Assam, Rajasthan, Punjab, Maharashtra, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Karnataka, Haryana, Bihar, Tripura and West Bengal exhibited. Apart from India hand fans of other countries as well like France, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Japan, Bangladesh, Indonesia and South Korea. Ever since ancient times hand fan's has a incredibly significant role in our life. It is not only part of our daily life but also has a unique place in our culture and traditions. Design, decoration and hard work behind these hand fans make this a unique form of art. 
 


Bijna exhibition started from 03 April 2014 to 30 April 2014. Except Mondays and government holidays the exhibition will open from 12pm to 8pm.


Venue- Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS).