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Address: Pachmarhi, India

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A connect between Nature and Mythology

A very beautiful feeling when you enter the cave and close your eyes. Appreciate the marvels that nature creates - Sedimentary rocks with layers of sediments, a piece of rock held... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
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mumbai, india
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

very organized, not crowded, proper steps all the way down. very mystical pool of water at the bottom and the ravine is grogeous. worth the visit.

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kolkata
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Approach is not very comfortable . One has to go down the hilly , rocky narrow lanes to see and come back. Not recommended for aged and people with breathing problems.

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

A very beautiful feeling when you enter the cave and close your eyes. Appreciate the marvels that nature creates - Sedimentary rocks with layers of sediments, a piece of rock held between two ridges and a pool of water underneath.

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Faridabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Its just 10 mins from main bus stand. Even at walkable distance. Take a walk from the outside as you can see a lot of rock formations on the way. There are a lot of tribal people selling herbal medicines and various oils and honey. I did buy garlic oil and boy does it work. Couldn't find any proof their... More 

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Raipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We took a small trek to reach Jatashankar. A low height cave temple with a lot of mystic stories. Definitely worth a visit, they have well built stairs to go down till the temple and not much of a problem for people who can take 200-300 stairs.

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kolkata
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

It is a cave inside the ground and is a good visit. Also what surprised me is the natural herbal medicines being sold and I did purchase a few of them like the garlic oil and onion oil and believe me they really work, worth a try. My wife had warts and they all fell off.....

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Visakhapatnam, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Just get down from the car, walk for a few hundred metres and the total surrounding magically changes. It's a reclusive place surrounded by hills. We had to climb down around a hundred steps and reached the Jatashankar cave, a natural one, believed to be as a place where Lord Shiva left his jata (the tangled hair). Inside the cave... More 

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Pune, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

holy place near 2 km from pachmarhi the temple of bhagwan bholenath the story says bhagwan shankar donate his hairs to this place so called jata shankar very good the temple between 2 rocks surrounded by chilled water

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Jatashankar is a nice place, but there will be a few - 200 or so - steps to get down there. It is a scenic spot, I think, and the few midget-sized stalagmites have been hyped into swayambhu lingams by the religious types. Still, I did enjoy visiting but don't expect any ancient temple or stunningly beautiful statue of a... More 

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Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Need to go down the hills, cleanliness needed over the area. Take guide if needed but you need to do lot of bargaining.

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