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Bhimbetka Travel Guide

An archaeological site of the Paleolithic, World Heritage Site of Bhimbetka wonderfully showcases pre-historic rock shelters.


  • Bhimbetka rock memorial
Bhimbetka At a Glance
  • Average Climate:4°C - 32°C
  • Best Time to Visit:October - January
  • STD Code:07480

Introduction

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bhimbetka caves and shelters are located in the Raisen district in Madhya Pradesh. These caves and shelters take every visitor to the beginning of mankind through its rock paintings. The region in which these rock shelters are located hold a key position in the history of human race. The entire place is dotted with thick green forests. Exotic flora and fauna adds to the beauty of the place. Bhimbetka is popular for its ancient rock paintings, which speak much about the lifestyle of man from the Stone Age. Also, the paintings found in these caves and rock shelters tell about the settlement of man back in the ancient times. These paintings display the transformation of ancient people to civilized hunters and gatherers.

They depict different scenes like hunting, religious rites, ceremonies and childbirth. In short, every painting of Bhimbetka holds special importance in the history of human civilization. Bhimbetka is a must-visit for history buffs and photographers. There is so much more to this beautiful and historic place. Know more about Bhimbetka with a look at our Bhimbetka Travel Guide.


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