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Chhota Mahadeo

Pachmarhi, Pachmarhi 461001, India
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excellent place but beware of monkeys

the place is excellent having historical and religious values.it is not advisable for people having... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dr_tanvi
,
gandhinagar
Chota Mahadev or Gupt Mahadeo in a narrow natural cave

Chota Mahadeo or Gupt Mahadev, is quite a narrow but 40 ft long cave, where just one person can... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
CsSharma
,
New Delhi, India
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“narrow cave” (7 reviews)
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Pachmarhi, Pachmarhi 461001, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the place is excellent having historical and religious values.it is not advisable for people having heart problem, heavy body or claustrophobia to enter in the cave named gupt mahadev as it is very narrow and small place....Beware of monkeys here

Thank dr_tanvi
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Chota Mahadeo or Gupt Mahadev, is quite a narrow but 40 ft long cave, where just one person can enter at a time because of lean and little sideways. The location has to be visited after visit to Bada Mahadev temple. There are two Idols...More

Thank CsSharma
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

It is a very small temple . Many monkey s are there . please don't haress them or they will go wild many lemon cooler shops besides to enjoy the walk.

Thank Frenil P
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This place is also called gupt mahadeo and it can be easily visited after bada mahadeo. The upward way to Chauragarh temple and fort starts from here. It took me 10 minutes to get darshan even on a crowded Monday.

Thank niya27
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

It is a Lord Shiva temple in a natural cave with very narrow entry as you can see in images. It is believed that Lord Shiva stayed here to hide from Bhasmasur. If you watch Discovery channel and love to experience mysterious places, most welcome....More

Thank imran k
Reviewed 6 May 2017

A very narrow cave. Apart from experiencing the cave , monkey watching is an equally interesting experience

Thank sivaglobal
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Another cave temple in Pachmarhi this one is quite small and one has to squeeze between the walls to reach the temple proper. Nice views around.

Thank s_ramsam
Reviewed 7 January 2017

There are innumerable places dedicated to Lord Shiva in Pachmarhi. Chhota mahadeo (some call it Gupt mahadeo) is inside a cave near the Bada mahadeo temple. The cave is so narrow, only one person can pass at a time and you have to really squeeze...More

1  Thank shouches
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Place is very narrow and you need to move sideways to go inside and see Shiva temple. Group of 5 - 6 peoples are allowed inside at a time as there is no place inside to even turn if more people enters together.

Thank Binit A
Reviewed 26 May 2016

reaching is very difficult - only 4 persons can go at one time - so long ques. very small gap. have to walk 1/2 km to reach this cave

Thank DEVDEEPAK70
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