Situated in the region of the 'Gohar Mahal' is the 180 years of age engineering wonder of Bhopal, 'Shaukat Mahal'. Worked in nineteenth century amid the rule of Sikander Begum, little girl of Gohar Begum, the mahal is acclaimed for its unmistakable outline that features a one of a kind mix of Indo-Islamic and European styles of engineering. In a city that was basically commanded by Mughal styled landmarks and structures, the 'Shaukat Mahal' around then came as a new breeze of air, breaking the repetitiveness of the normal engineering and plan ideas. Considered and composed by a French engineer who impeccably consolidated Post-Renaissance and medieval Gothic styles without any difficulty in its development, no big surprise, the royal residence in those circumstances, turned into a cynosure for craftsmanship and design benefactors. The aesthetical interest of the castle, finish with overwhelming utilization of white alabaster and highlighting a progression of complex triangular molded curves on its roof, was additionally upgraded by flawless outsides decorated with sensitive flower designs giving it an eco-accommodating appearance. Indeed, even following two centuries, the magnificence and wonder of this authentic landmark stays unmatched in the city. Sightseers going to the site are certain to be left totally speechless with its charming magnificence and aesthetic interest. When going by 'Shaukat Mahal', do travel to the colorful red block building 'Sadar Manzil' that encompasses the royal residence. The splendid red of 'Sadar Manzil' impeccably supplements the smooth white development of 'Shaukat Mahal' and the rich gardens here further add that touch of greenery to the postcard culminate setting of these two excellent structures. Numerous a times, exceptional qawwali programs are additionally sorted out in the patio nurseries amid nighttimes. The background of flawlessly lit 'Shaukat Mahal' gives that mysterious feel to the entire environment. In the event that you get a shot, do go to this melodic execution and absorb your souls the Nawabi spirits of Bhopal.