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Address: Pachmarhi, Pachmarhi 461001, India

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Amazing darshan of Lord Shiva

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... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
Pune, India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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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
Pune, India
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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 through unless you are skinny. So they allow 4-8 people in the cave at a... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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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
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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

Nagpur, India
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Reviewed 27 February 2016

Pachmarhi is a land of Bholenath.. All the attractions in Pachmarhi are somewhere dedicated to Lord Shiva.. This Chota Mahadev is also one of the temple of Lord Shiva in a very narrow Cave..Its very cool temperature in the cave because the water is continuously dropping from the walls of the cave... Starting of Chauragarh peak is just few meters... More 

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Reviewed 21 January 2016

A very narrow cave where you have to turn sideways to enter about 40 feet in to see the underground path through which Lord Shiva is supposed to have escaped. It is an interesting place.

Thank Shernaz D
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

One of 3 natural caves of Mahadev which we visited in Pachmarhi. Very near to Mahadev cave. Very small trekking. Only 6-8 people can go inside the cave at a time. We were lucky that there was no huge queue during our visit.

Thank AnandG1982
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 3 December 2015

I could not see the place as there was a long line here. waited for half hour and then came back. be ready to wait for long. may be its worth. have ample time in hand if you are planning to visit

1 Thank HOMPRS
Uttar Pradesh, India
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Reviewed 31 October 2015

Approximately 100 meters from Mahadev cave is Gupt Mahadev. The way inside the cave is very narrow for first time it seems a fatty person can't enter it ,but due to God's grace it's possible. Only 6-8 people are allowed for darshan at a time.

Thank AASHISH111
Junagadh, India
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

It is also called Gupt-Mahadev. You will be amazed to go through very thin cave here. Must see place.

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