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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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Bhimbetka

Its a different world, avoid high summers as it is an outdoor site. U will need your own vehicle from bhopal.The place is about 3.5Km from Highway.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Its a different world, avoid high summers as it is an outdoor site. U will need your own vehicle from bhopal.The place is about 3.5Km from Highway.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

great illustrations of their daily life and their experiences in the woods. The ancestors did an amazing job both in the way they drew and the way they chose places that will not be touched by rain, strong winds and sharp light. Apart from that you can find equal number of Grey Langurs (it being situated in forest). So you... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A must visit. Its a fascinating insight into the lives of human kind more than 10,000 years ago. Its as if it was a popular metro since there are evidences of human life living their right through paeliolithic, mesolithic, chaleolithic to early historic, medieval and recent times. The rocks have weird shapes and look like mushrooms on top of a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We drove to Bhimbetka in about an hour from Bhopal. Definitely hire a guide, as it's hard to find your way and understand the dates/techniques from a simple guide book. We spent about two hours here-- and really learned a great deal about history. The govt of MP has done a great job of preserving the site and making it... More 

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Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Excellent place to watch and observe how early men lives, how they paint. Excellent job done by ASI. Can see 10000BC paintings as done by early men. Srtange to watch different types and designs of cave. Would like to stay there as no problem of any maintenance or electricity / water scarcity. One hour road drive from Bhopal (Noor -... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is good place but one can spend maximum upto 2 hours. Maintenance of this world heritage is at worst. One should not go there with lot of expectation. There are no facility except one MP tourist hotel in the near by area

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The excavation of this pre-historic place happened some three decades ago and is considered to hold rock fossils ranging from 2,500 years to 100,000 years old. The place is also considered a testimony of the evolution of mankind from Monkey to Ape to Home Sapien. This place is immersed in natural beauty and well maintained as well. Considered a world... More 

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

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