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Situated in the midst of two artificial lakes, Bhopal, the city of lakes is among the famous tourist destinations of Madhya Pradesh. Visiting the Bada Talab and Chota Talab should top the itinerary of any tourist. Located on a slope in the Malwa Plateau, it presents harmonious blend of Hindu and Islamic cultures. A tour of the city would be incomplete without visiting the Taj-ul-Masajid, which also happens to be the largest mosque in the country. There are various old mosques in Bhopal which give a glimpse into the Mughal architecture, noteworthy among them being Jama Masjid, Moti Masjid and Idgah. Another interesting place is Museum of Man created by the government of Madhya Pradesh to showcase how the tribals of the state live in their natural form. Situated about 40 km from Bhopal is Bhimbetka, a World Heritage site that has some of the oldest cave paintings of the world. No visit to this city is complete without buying some bead work or embroidered purses, bags, shawls, tunics. There are a large number of hotels in Bhopal. The cost for a room in a budget hotel is less than Rs 1,500 a day.