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Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka

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

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Bhimbateka​ rock shelters, close to Bhopal a UNESCO Heritage site. Exhibit earliest traces of human life in Indian subcontinent. It's sort of natural art gallery with paintings as... read more

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Chandigarh, India
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Bhimbateka​ rock shelters, close to Bhopal a UNESCO Heritage site. Exhibit earliest traces of human life in Indian subcontinent. It's sort of natural art gallery with paintings as new as 15000 years old to 100,000 years old. Walking through the area makes you feel so humble. The simple paintings made by vegetable colours have survived for ages. I entered one... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The history of this place leaves you spell bound. Its is amazing how this place was discovered as well. Excellent and must visit.

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Goa, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On amazing site worth the trip to Bhopal. It is about an hour away by road. A Unesco site, you can visit 15 caves with original paintings dating 2000 to 12000 years. Most of them are well preserved. What is also interesting is that the caves were inhabited more than a 100,000 years ago but painting started only 12000 years... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

amazing place....one should be proud of such a place. rock shelters with amazing paintings by the pre-historic man. if you are not a heritage lover, this place may not look attractive. but i can bet this place can give you many fresh memories. zoo rock is the most amazing in the entire set up. 1 hour from bhopal and total... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely visit this place to be blown away by the marvelous rocks, caves and the rock paintings. Its a heritage site.

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was an awesome experience travelling there. The rock paintings was exotic. I heard it is only part of the entire excavations. I dont know what might be store in the jungles.

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not too many people are aware of these caves and they are not very well promoted. However, once you get there, it is more than worth the effort. Really old and restored in a very period-appropriate manner. It may not be easy for people with walking disabilities to get around. There are hundreds of more caves which have yet to... More 

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Solan, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The historical place identified by Archeological Survey of India. The place have a history of the Stone age. U may still see the paintings on stone carved by the Stoneman...marvellous place!

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Panipat, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

so many ancient rock art by the early men were found and it also depicts many important early events

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is about 45 KM from Bhopal we went in a private hired Bus. If you are in Bhopal please don't miss this will show you how the human being lived in prior to the stone age and their talent expression. Even at that time, they were living in comfort in caves, Upstair caves for sleeping and covered area for... More 

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