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Bhopal, the state capital, has interesting museums and mosques. It is said to have taken its name from Raja Bhoj, who ruled Bhopal in the 11th century. Until 1952, Bhopal was an independent, Muslim-ruled princely state. Tourists often come here while going to and from the Buddhist ruins at Sanchi.

Jehan Numa Palace was built in the year 1890, during the rule of Nawab Sultan Jehan Begum by her second son General Obaidullah Khan, Commander-in-Chief of the erstwhile Bhopal state Force. After the death of the General, The Palace went through many occupational adjustments. Finally the grandsons of General Obaidullah Khan came up with a dream to convert this Palace into a world class Hotel. This became a reality in the month of September1983, when it was officially opened. Jehan Numa is an Urdu word, which means a ?View of The World?. Set in five acres of lush green grass and splashes of colorful bougainvillea, nestled on the slopes of Shamla Hills, Jehan Numa Palace is a hotel with a difference. ?Too intimate to be called a Palace and too friendly to be called a hotel? to quote a visiting journalist.? It is one of the best surprises Bhopal Springs on You.

Bhopal is infamous as the site of the worst industrial accident in history. In the early morning of December 3, 1984, a cloud of lethal methyl icocyanate gas, used to make pesticides, leaked out of the Union Carbide fertilizer factory in north Bhopal. By the next morning, over 2,000 people had died and many more were crippled for life.

Madhya Pradesh is rightly referred to as the Heart of India owing to its central location and is characterized by a varied terrain and some of the finest architectural wonders that are located here. Madhya Pradesh is home to wonderfully carved temples, impressive forts, grand palaces, Buddhist stupas and unmatched scenic beauty. Every year hordes of tourists drop in here attracted by its natural gifts and various historical sites. For accommodating the tourists visiting Madhya Pradesh there are various hotels in Madhya Pradesh that are known for their courteous services and first-rate facilities.

The growth of tourism has necessitated the presence of various accommodations in Madhya Pradesh and many categories of hotels have come up here. The important towns of Madhya Pradesh such as Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Ujjain, Khajuraho, Jabalpur and other premier cities of Madhya Pradesh abound with hotels of all classes. The capital city of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal, has all categories of hotels. The five star hotels in Bhopal have the facilities for attached bath, satellite television, telephone services and safe deposit boxes. They also have onsite multi-cuisine restaurants serving regional, Indian and global cuisine.

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Address: 157 Shamla Hill,Arera Hills, Jahangirabad, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
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Jehan Numa Palace was built in the year 1890, during the rule of Nawab Sultan Jehan Begum by her second son General Obaidullah Khan, Commander -in-Chief of the erstwhile Bhopal State Forces. The Palace, more than a century old is a superb example of a medley of British Colonial, Italian Renaissance and Classical Greek Architecture. Today, after years of restoration and reconstruction, Jehan Numa Palace has regained its past glory. An imposing and impressive structure, it is now a unique "Grand Heritage" hotel.

Jehan Numa Palace is located on the slopes of Shamla hills of Bhopal. The hotel is situated in the midst of the green vegetation of Bhopal. The hotel is constructed over a sprawling 5 acres of land. The architecture is the best example of renaissance art and architecture. The antique artifacts create a wonderful ambience of old world charm.

Hotel Jehan Numa Palace is one of the finest heritage hotels in Madhya Pradesh. This royal retreat was constructed during the reign of Nawab Sultan Jehan Begum. General Obaidullah Khan, who was the commander-in-chief and the second son of Jehan Begum, built this beautiful royal palace in the year 1890. Jehan Numa Palace is a reminiscent of colonial, classical Greek and Italian Renaissance architecture. The palace has been converted into a charming heritage hotel of Madhya Pradesh.

Interesting things to do:

Drinking World Class Wine in Shergar Bar Amidst the Historical Settings.

Interesting things to Visit:

Watching the Chef Prepare Exotic Dishes in the Mediterranean Restaurant.

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How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:Railway Station (5 kms)
Nearest Airport: Bhopal Ariport (12 kms)
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Nearest Petrol Pump:

1.Fillmore Petrol Pump
Jahangirabad, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

2.Major Nanke Petrol Pump
Jahangirabad, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

3.Petrol Pump
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

4.Petrol Pump
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

5.Petrol Pump
South TT Nagar, TT Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh


Jehan Numa Palace Hotel
Its 60 rooms are elegantly furnished and tastefully decorated. They are air-conditioned and spacious having all the modern day necessities. Satellite television, direct dialing services, spacious attached baths with complete set of toiletries, well stacked refrigerator, coffee and tea maker, round the clock water supply and room service are some of the facilities the hotel offers. Surrounded by the garden and fountains it is a great feeling to revel in the luxury.

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Tips & Suggestions:

Enjoy the View of Royal Courtyard From Your Rooms and Utilise the Private Sitting Options Along Fountains.

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Police Station:

1.Ladies Police Station
Arera Hills, Jahangirabad, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

2.Habib Ganj Police Station
MP Nagar Zone-II, MP Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

3.Police Head Quarters
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

4.Police ITI
Jahangirabad, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

5.Old Central Jail
Arera Hills, Jahangirabad, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Nearest Hospital:
1.Veterinary Hospital
Jahangirabad, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

2.Gandhi Medical College
Barkatullah Vishwavidyalaya, Sultania Road, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Jahangirabad, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

4.Tanushree Hospital
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

5.Sultania Hospital
Peer Gate Area, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
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