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Jata Shankar

Address: Pachmarhi, India
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Ranked #5 of 31 Attractions in Pachmarhi
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors

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Jaipur, India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

the place seems very close but yo have to walk a lot. it is nice if you have a guide with you. in such a small place he tells so many things about the place.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

mesmering place to go. when you feel it it will become worth going there and being a part of history of god.

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Chennai
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The climb down to the cave the hanging rock there, along with small streams of water around and some small fish in the little pool were all simply superb. The views inside the cave were awesome. Just loved the experience.

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Ahmedabad, India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Normally, all indian temples are infested with agents, pundits, fixers who harass you. The Jata Shankar temple was a pleasant exception-clean, neat and orderly. I understand that political forces mandate the setting up of kiosks on the premises for selling of flowers etc, But selling of toys, party masks and other such materials?

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mumbai
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Nice place to visit...Its mahadevji in the cave...natural place surrounded by greenery.. around 100 steps to go down

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7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

it was very crowdy when we went that on 23 october 2014, god idol is very nice and TOO long, as that was half day for paid areas of visting we went there too

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Rajkot, India
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The place is named after the mythological belief that lord Shiva shaded his matted lock here. The place is formed inside a cave. It was a belief that when the Shiva wants to hide himself due to the fear of Bhasmasur he rested at this place. There is about 108 Shivalinga formed naturally inside this cave. There is water opening... More 

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Pune
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Do hire a guide when you visit this temple. They will start off with Rs 100, however you can bargain to come down to Rs 50 or Rs 70. The guide will give you good info about the place & the hidden faces, symbols in the mountains or near the temple. Without a guide it will just be a small... More 

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Jaipur, India
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Jata Shankar provided a very different view and experience. I had seen many temples which were on hill tops etc, however it was the first experience for me where we had to go down from the hill to go to a temple. Nice place, should go.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Enjoy the nature even if you are not a religious person. Historical place and a must visit when you are in Pachmarhi,

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