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Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka

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Address: Bhimbetka, Bhopal, India
Description: The pre-historic cave paintings depict life in the Neolithic age.

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Must visit when in bhopal

The pre-historic Neolithic age cave paintings depicted to their living. Wow the images from my history books came alive .. Just be safe & there misght be some wild animals as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

The pre-historic Neolithic age cave paintings depicted to their living. Wow the images from my history books came alive .. Just be safe & there misght be some wild animals as well around, just go with your guide... Do not visit alone ...

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Freeport, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

A beautiful place but unkempt and uncared for. No one to watch over it for misuse. Needs government control.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

When driving south, you can stop on the way. You do not need to order a guide in advance. There are guides on site, or you can find your way around the rock shelters. Well worth the visit.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is a place must visit for all. The rock shelters are a significant source of information regarding the evolution of human being. There are many shelters which are nicely preserved by ASI but now there is no attention by the government. The place needs some guards and ASI people to take care of the heritage. There are many shelters... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Really a nice place near bhopal to see how our ancestors have done rock carvings.But sadly the government has not developed adequate facilities for tourists.Hope the government gives attention to this precious heritage.Worth v

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Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I liked the rock formation, the paintings, and the whole ambiance. Very fresh, lot of greenery, mythological stories about the place, the fresh air, the scenery around. Just everything seemed so happy and bright.

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Bhopal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This place is exactly 38.3 km from habibganj railway station, about 45 minutes drive one way. This is historical place and has rock craved with pictures of animals and humans being there during Mahabharata time. Story behind is, Pandawa stayed there It has lot points to see rock craved, very good to visit in winters, preferably go in group of... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

It s well maintenance site that offer an interesting experience, with all the ancient paintings. Easy access from Bhopal and not so far from the centre. Take a guide with you for a better understanding and better vision of this historic place.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

About 40-45 kms from Bhopal worth a visit sure. Here again take a guide. Drive from main road to this place is horrible. No good tea/ snacks place

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Truely speaking not worth visiting if you have alternate options. this is historical place and has rock craved with pictures of animals and human being stayed during Mahabharata time. Infact Pandawa stayed there for a longer period. It has 15 points to see rock craved...total visit time is 20 to 30 mins... Problem start when you take cut from main... More 

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