Shaukat Mahal is located at the entrance of Chowk area, Bhopal
, the capital of Madhya Pradesh
. The mahal is a strange mixture of Indo-Islamic and European styles of architecture. It was designed by a Frenchman, said to be a descendent of an offshoot of the Bourbon Kings of France.
The Sadar Manzil and the Gohar Mahal situated nearby are worth visiting.
Bhopal Junction Railway Station is the nearest railhead. Bhopal Airport is the nearest airport.