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Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, Bhopal
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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. To visit Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka and other attractions in Bhopal, use our Bhopal trip itinerary maker.
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  • It is pre-historic and perhaps the oldest discovered habitation in India. It places the country as one where human settlement began. There might have been other undiscovered places where earliest peop...  more »
  • These intriguing rock formations are an interesting place to wander and explore. However, the most amazing part of this natural structure is the evidence left behind by early inhabitants. Rock paintin...  more »
  • these paintings are the 2nd oldest in the world, and are the remains of the rich culture we have, these are probably the best preserves of nature which you might see in India