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Prehistoric Rock Art Gallery

Usgalimol Village, Rivona, India
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A recent discovery

It was not till the 1980’s that these astounding etchings on lacerite stone were discovered and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nippik
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New Delhi, India
Amazing rock carvings in idyllic surroundings

Alongside a peaceful stretch of the river Kushavati are these amazing, ancient rock carvings! You... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MidlandsMoochers
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4 weeks ago
“Amazing rock carvings in idyllic surroundings”
3 weeks ago
“A recent discovery”
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Usgalimol Village, Rivona, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was not till the 1980’s that these astounding etchings on lacerite stone were discovered and which ,it is estimated ,date back 8000 to 9000years ago. Located on the banks of the sharawati river, near the quaint village of Rivona and opposite a spice plantation,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alongside a peaceful stretch of the river Kushavati are these amazing, ancient rock carvings! You can step back in time and walk around images that our ancestors have created, some you can immediately recognise, others may remain a mystery. Curiously, the images seem clearer through...More

Thank MidlandsMoochers
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

Great place for photographers , history buffs and wanders.A great place to take kids . Best visited in the monsoons.

Thank jazzinn
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Reviewed 27 September 2015

It was just unbelievable to see such a place .. The eye catching rock carvings and the flowing river.. A must visit place atleast once if you are a History Lover!!

Thank Annnyy
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Reviewed 1 January 2015

Lying on the banks of the Kushavati river, behind an abandoned mining site in the Usgalimal village, Rivona region (Goa) lies a wonder that makes all the efforts in locating it worthwhile! These are ancient (5000 to 30000 year old - depending on which source...More

7  Thank AjayGhanekar
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Reviewed 26 August 2014

Imagine the kind of human settlement 9000 years ago in this area! The rock art is just an indicative of the activities that must have gone on then. Serene place with river flowing along the laterite rocks, I can pitch a tent there and live...More

3  Thank Aravind1993
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Reviewed 6 June 2014

Usgalimol rock engravings date back to Mesolithic period and were discovered in the year 1993 when the top portion of mud was washed away in the rains. These engraving are located in Kushavati River at Usgalimol village about 15 KMs from Rivona in South Goa...More

6  Thank PavanPanandikar
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