Jata Shankar, Pachmarhi

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Tucked away in a deep ravine, Jata Shankar is a popular pilgrimage spot dedicated to Shiva. The cave features a group of stalagmites worshiped by Hindu believers as natural lingams. The cave also houses man-made idols and two small ponds. To visit Jata Shankar and other attractions in Pachmarhi, use our Pachmarhi itinerary builder.
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  • July 21, 2017
    This is a place where you can enjoy nature with a trecking experience .There is a cave with a idol of Lord Shiva inside and a big flow of water.Its tedious to reach there for olders,but when you reach...  more »
  • July 18, 2017
    You have to walk more than a kilometre up and down to reach the place. But when you reach, you see there are hills surrounding you from all sides. A large cave with a small stream inside makes the env...  more »
  • July 9, 2017
    Old cave where idols for Lord Shiv are kept. Followers will find the visit very satisfying. Need to walk down about 100 stairs so be sure the elderly persons are able to walk down and then climb up.  more »

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A popular hill station and resort town, Pachmarhi has a range of accommodations to suit the diverse tastes and budgets of its many visitors. The Patel Road area has a high concentration of standard hotels and larger resorts, as well as some hostels and guesthouses close to the main amenities. Elsewhere, look along the regional road that crosses the hill station. As it shoots off into secluded hamlets, you'll see a number of upmarket hotels, rental villas, and the odd budget-friendly guesthouse.
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