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Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka

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Address: Bhimbetka, Bhopal, India
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352020100
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The pre-historic cave paintings depict life in the Neolithic age.

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Private Tour: Full-Day Bhojpur and Bhimbetika Tour from Bhopal
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Full-Day Private Tour from Bhopal to Bhojpur and Bhimbetka

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My family and I were looking forward to visiting Bhimbetka and we were not disappointed with the rock-shelters. The natural shape of the rocks are a wonder in themselves, add to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
MaulshreeMahajan
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Bhopal, India
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Bhopal, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family and I were looking forward to visiting Bhimbetka and we were not disappointed with the rock-shelters. The natural shape of the rocks are a wonder in themselves, add to it the paintings by the cavemen depicting the life at the time is an added bonus and makes the trip worthwhile. I enjoyed walking through the forest, and listening... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Bhimbetka Caves, located near Bhopal at a distance of 46 km, are among the most fascinating and attention-grabbing tourist destinations in the state of Madhya Pradesh. These caves are known for their huge archeological importance in India. These caves possess a treasure of prehistoric art in the country.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Rock shelter of Bhimbetka is very good and well-preserved paintings made by cavemen. If you are in Bhopal for holidays this place should be on your itinerary.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had no idea of what I will experience, though I had read about and religiously promoted this destination to many of my guests. I could have spend a full day or more, just gazing at this marvellous site of past with its rock formation and the rock paintings!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This an amazing place. Recommend you arrive early in the day before the crowds arrive. The natural rock formations are amazing and the the evolution of the paintings - spanning centuries - splendid. However the paintings are being damaged by water/pollution and very little is being done to protect this historic site. Although a UNESCO world heritage site, there is... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is must visit for archeological lovers. Whenever i go to hoshangabad from bhopal i visit this place . Somehow i have lost the photos and i am unable to load the same in the review. This shows the human settlement in stone era and their habitats in this mountain. We can see the picture carvings / depictions of... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must visit. Go early and do take a guide - it makes a difference to have someone point out and explain things in the caves.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an experience to learn the living man thousands of years back. The way the paintings are done are mesmerizing. The small hand of a kid is drawn showing the similar habits then too as we at kid age keep on drawing the hand on paper. Whatever the man saw, he has tried to capture it in drawing form and... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can see Stone age caves, paintings which now part of World Heritage. You should be ready to walk about 3-4 KM

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are travelling to Bhopal, d ensure you make the trip to Bhimbetka. While you can travel alone and see the images, it is always recommended to take a guide. the cave paintings are full of history and shows human development in art over the ages.

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