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Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka

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Address: Bhimbetka, Bhopal, India
Phone Number: 352020100
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The pre-historic cave paintings depict life in the Neolithic age.

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A Primitive Trail

Bhimbetka has been listed in the UNESCO heritage list, but somehow not many people are aware or curious about it. The primitiveness of human civilization in cave dwellings has... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Mumbai (Bombay), India

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bhimbetka has been listed in the UNESCO heritage list, but somehow not many people are aware or curious about it. The primitiveness of human civilization in cave dwellings has been maintained in the rustic charm that this place has to offer. Surrounded by lush green canopy, each step will transport you to the primitive era where man survived and thrived.... More 

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Bhopal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful trek, jumping across the stream of water towards the caves . Its a beautiful experience. Trek is 'easy/avg' difficulty level. Beware of wild animals here, tigers have been spotted here many a times, say alternate years there comes a news in papers. Cave painting are something to look in deep. Although, people belive that pandav's from epic Mahabharat stayed... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The place is full of imagination. Carbon dating proves this place to be shelters for people from the stone age. It is a must visit!

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Pune, India
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice to see the relics and footprints of time which are related to hindu past. Nice and peaceful place also if you are interested in exploring by your own you can give this place a try. very decent nicely maintained place.

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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always wanted to visit this place from long time and luckily while going from bhopal to nagpur i saw the sign board of bhimbetka and decided to give a visit.The place is green and situated on vindhyachal range of mountains,the caves are around 1 lac year old and its great to experience the painting's by the cave men dated around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its some 2 hours drive from Bhopal at a distance of 60-65 KM. Vehicle can reach upto last point. Buy a entry ticket and don't forget to take a ASI approved Guide, else you will not understand anything. Out of some 100 odd caves only 12 caves are open for general public. You require min2 hours to go through all... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guided tour was required to notice and appreciate the spread and time frame of the rock paintings

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bhimbetka is a treasure! We walked early in the morning and there was hardly anyone around. Spent around half a day savoring the myriad art forms beautifully etched on the rock surface. Though it is an UNESCO World Heritage Site, the road uphill is in pathetic condition. The ASI handouts were nowhere to be found. All the signposts have been... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located at a distance of 65-70 km from Bhopal, roughly a 1.5-2 hrs road trip from, this is definitely a place to visit for the history buffs. A calm and serene place replete with cave paintings. All around one can find beautiful rock formations and cave paintings. Lots of walking to be done- approx 2 km, once you park your... More 

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Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

keeping a guide with you is always a worth while visiting places like bhimbetka..remains of Pandvas stay came alive to us..n many more things..dont forget to hire a guide ..!! although it was very hot in june..prefer to visit during winters or rains!

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