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Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka

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

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Archaeological treasure trove

A little drive out of Bhopal, Bhim Betka offers a rich example of rock paintings of the past... a tribute to the skills that have led these cave paintings to survive the wear and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A little drive out of Bhopal, Bhim Betka offers a rich example of rock paintings of the past... a tribute to the skills that have led these cave paintings to survive the wear and tear of time... Needless to mention the contribution of the ASI

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Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

nothing interesting. maybe i dont know the value of these paintings. it is not as ajanta and ellora hence i felt disappointed on seeing this..

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Jabalpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is one of the few hot spots in India which I would reccomend people to go to. It dates you back in time almost 20000 years ago. The cave paintings have been preserved well by ASI and we were lucky enough to have a MP tourist guide with us I would strongly suggest to take a guide,camera and a... More 

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Chennai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

One of the few places in Asia that has such well preserved dwellings of ancient man! A UNESCO heritage site that makes us understand what our fore-fathers might have gone through in their lifetimes. We live in such unbelievably comfortable times, that I started to realize we are in heaven when compared to the lives that early men must have... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Its a historic place, here you can find many ancient sculptures and engraved ancient scripts written on the rocks.

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Gurgaon, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 304 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

1. We visited the Satpura National Park (SNP) in Madhya Pradesh between 7th to 9th Jun 2015 2. We went to Bhopal by train and took a taxi to Madhai (the entry point for SNP). On the way to Madhai, we visited the Bhimbetka Rock Shelters. Bhimbetka is about 50 Kms from Bhopal. We have to take a right turn... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

One day trip 60 km from bhopal by car. Entry fee is rs 50 per indian nd 100 per foreigner. Car entry free. Car parking avi . Is rudimentary. 15 caves or so callled caves avi for visit. Most are a cut in mountain side . Only one is a proper cave. Guide avilable but are dopes. Charg rs 100... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Was awestruck by the paintings! The paintings give sneak preview of communication skills of ancient people in absence of vocal communication. The paintings give an insight on how thoughts and emotions were conveyed in absence of vocal communication. Wish there were some guides who could explain the correct meaning of paintings and what exactly they conveyed. The place although nearer... More 

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Bhopal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

These shelters used by forest-dwellers in ancient days are more like alcoves in rock structures. Hundreds of such shelters have been identified by the Archaeological Survey of India at Bhimbetka, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and other adjoining locations. Not all have been studied in detail yet. A cluster of 15 of these shelters is open to the public. These... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This place is really marvelous, we Indians should be proud of such a pre-historic paintings and rock shelters. Till date, I had been to places which are history, only a few hundred years old. But this one place shows the behavior and tools which mankind was using 10,000 years ago. It is located on Bhopal-Hoshangabad Highway, near Obdullahganj. From main... More 

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Address: Address: Bhimbetka, Bhopal, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Madhya Pradesh  >  Bhopal

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