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Cave paintings dating back to approximately 30,000 years. Rock shelters that were home to humans, millennia ago. And a rich flora and fauna surrounding these, indeed, make Bhimbetka a gift to us from our earliest ancestors. The Bhimbetka Rock Shelter has the oldest-known rock art in India, as well as is one of the largest prehistoric complexes to be seen.
An archaeological treasure, Bhimbetka has around 243 rock shelters and have earned the honour of UNESCO World Heritage Site. The paintings found in the rock shelters here have a striking resemblance to the ones discovered in Kakadu National Park in Australia; to the cave paintings of Bushmen in Kalahari Desert and Upper Palaeolithic Lascaux cave paintings in France.
A walkthrough these ancient naturally carved rocks surrounded by dense forests of Bhimbetka will bring alive child-like wonder in you. About 47 min drive from Bhimbetka will also take you on a tour to Bhojpur. Pay a visit to the enigmatic temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It houses around 7.5 feet high shivlingam in its sanctum. It is believed that the construction of the temple was commenced during the reign of Paramara King Bhoja.
Madhya Pradesh has a rich history which dates back to the pre-historic era. In the lap of l
Situated on the river Betwa, Bhojpur is where history resides. The town
Bhimbetka, the treasure of rock shelters, is believed to be home to many over centuries. On
Caves spread across Bhimbetka's vast expanse have paintings that reveal secrets of some of
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Cup like depressions at the end of this shelter are believed to be around 1 lakh years old.
A 10th century old temple Shiva temple, standing testament of time, known for its single stone Shiva Linga.
Last among the few rock shelters open for tourists has a painting of a boar with horns, way larger than the humans around it.
This spot in Bhimbetka is known as the Turtle Rock for its formation of a turtle.
The most densely painted rock shelter, it has paintings from the Mesolithic period to the Medieval age.
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The building hosting the Highway Treat was procured from Indian Railways and is located very close to a railway track and is surrounded by a well laid out garden. It is liked by children since they can see an approaching train. It is within half a kilometer from the World Heritage site of the Bhimbetka group of caves.
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Quality food, clean ambience and location makes Tesu an ideal family resturant as well as business hotel. Its exceptional guest service make it the best hotel of the town
The town of Sanchi is synonymous with Buddhist Stupas - hemispherical structures typically containing relics of the Buddha or his followers. The Stupas of Sanchi were constructed on the orders of
Split by a pair of lakes, Bhopal is two cities within a city. Two starkly contrasting cityscapes. Towards the North you have the old city, a fascinating area of mosques, serpentine alleys, chowks
The best time to visit Bhimbetka is from July to April.