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ShaukatMahal in Bhopal

·  Summer: 23 to 47° C (Very Hot)
·  Winter: 6 to 26° C (Cold)
·  Monsoon: June to September

Best time to visit:  October to March

Opening Time: 07:00 a.m. (1st April to 31st March)
Closing Time: 06:00 p.m. (1st October to 31st March) and 07:00 p.m. (1st April to 30th September)
Weekly Holiday: Fridays

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One of the most gorgeous architectural wonders of Bhopal, Shaukat Mahal is a unique mix of oriental and Hesperianmanner of architecture. Decorated with floral patterns and soaked in white washed marbles, the palace has a sequent of triangular-mouldedarcs.

The impressive Shaukat Mahal is lay by Sardar Manzil (serves as a Public Audience Hall) – a red brick building palisaded by lush green lawns. The exteriors of the palace present a wonderful illustration of eco-friendliness. The royal palace is visited by several visitors every year due to its unadulterated beauty and serene atmosphere surrounding the Mahal.

Tourists to Shaukat Mahal can explore nearby attractions like Moti Masjid, Jai Masjid, Shamla Hills, Museum of Man, Bharat Bhavan and Udaygiri Caves.

Road: The road condition is relatively good to reach Shaukat Mahal. A number of private and public buses are available that connects all cities in the state with this palace. Overnight deluxe buses are also available for visitor’s convenience.

Railway: Bhopal Railway Station (located about 2 km.) is the nearest railhead to reach Shaukat Mahal. It has connecting trains to all major cities of India. Visitors can hire a taxi service or travel by bus from the station to the palace.

Airway: Bhopal Airport (located about 12 km.) is the nearest airport to reach Shaukat Mahal. Tourists can take a cab from the airport for their convenience.