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Should visit this Temple in evening.

The real beauty of this Temple can be observed after the sun sets, there is a drop in temperature... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
vivek S
Bhopal, India
A Natural Cave - dripstone formation

The tagline of MP tourism lies in its diversity and if you do not visit this dripstone cave... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Jata Shankar caves - a walk down the hill through narrow steps into caves. The caves had knee level water and we had dharshan of Lord Shiva in the form of Lingam. The place was so pleasant and amazing to walk through and be for...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Karthik R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The real beauty of this Temple can be observed after the sun sets, there is a drop in temperature and the flowing water is very clean.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank vivek S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tagline of MP tourism lies in its diversity and if you do not visit this dripstone cave formation you are going to miss a wonderful marvel of nature steeped in mythology of Lord Shiva - his boons and the after effects. As you visit...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank TomSen1961
Reviewed August 13, 2019

Jata Shankar in Pachmarhi is very close to cluster of private hotels location. It is also easily accessible by car and mini bus. Here you need not to do any ticket formality thus we all can visit from sunrise to sunset. It is a photogenic...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank IndusEx
Reviewed August 3, 2019

Jatashankar, unlike the name, is also a very good evening outing for nature lovers. Of course, the main attraction is the temple in the caves, however, the valley and the rock formation along the way is an artist's and a photographer's delight. We ended up...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed July 20, 2019

The walk down to the bottom is unending. It's amazing how our religious shrines make us trek :-). The 108 shivlings in the shape of a crocodile, the brook of water, the opening into the glade, all are wonderful. I especially liked the potted plants...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sudhha
Reviewed July 20, 2019

This place has a legend that once Lord Shiva was hiding here and he had his Jata (Hairs) cut over her.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JasrajPardeshi
Reviewed June 10, 2019

If you have a religious bent of mind then this place would be some experience. Very quite and clean. Usually no haggling with Pandits etc.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Yogesh A
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Due to various rock formations and type of rocks, there is constant water dripping throughout the year. The guide showed us various layers on the rock, the lower level ones were of sand and stones, the one found in the seabed. His view was that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anutosh
Reviewed February 28, 2019

loved it but quite a steap place and lot of monkeys around, pls carry your own water and snacks, no guides avaiable,

Date of experience: February 2019
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May 6, 2019|
Response from shobhal | Reviewed this property |
In May, the weather is pretty hot but the evenings are pleasant. It actually is not the best time to visit.
May 6, 2019|
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Response from Anutosh | Reviewed this property |
Although the location is cooler due to waterbodies there but traveling etc will be in 35+ degree temperature. Post rains and before onset of summer is preferable period of visit.
November 1, 2018|
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Response from ShashankT151 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can go by your own vehicle as there is enough parking space just outside the temple & the distance of stairs from there is hardly 200 meters.