Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, Bhopal

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Must see · World heritage site · Cave · Historic Site
A World Heritage-listed site, Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka contain some of the earliest traces of human life in the world. Discovered in the 1950s, the artworks depict scenes of everyday life, such as cooking, eating, hunting, and religious activities. The paintings probably date back to the Paleolithic, and the shelters could have been inhabited over 100,000 years ago. A guide can show you almost 400 different paintings and explain the possible meaning behind their imagery and symbolism. Plan to see Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka and other attractions that appeal to you using our Bhopal trip planner.
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  • Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka is located in Bhopal. must see place. worth to visit this place. historic place. well maintained.  more »
  • Was far more to this place than we had expected, it took a good two hours to go through the entire site. Fascinating, though some of the time periods involved (e.g. the "Historical" period) were not.....  more »
  • This is a must-visit place for those interested in anthropology. The rock shelters were awe-inspiring. Reaching the site was a bit of a challenge because of the poor quality of the roads. On our...  more »

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