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Bhimbetka rock shelters - Things to Know Before Visiting

Bhojpur Raisen, Madhya Pradesh 464990, India

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About Bhimbetka rock shelters

This is a famous archaeological site in central India that spans the prehistoric paleolithic and mesolithic periods. It is a UNESCO world heritage site that consists of seven hills and over 750 rock shelters distributed over 10 kilometers. The rock shelters and caves provide evidence of human settlement and cultural evolution from hunter-gatherers, to agriculture, and expressions of prehistoric spirituality.

Attractions Near Bhimbetka rock shelters

Ratapani Wildlife Sanctuary
Ratapani Wildlife Sanctuary11.51km from Bhimbetka rock shelters

This is a wildlife sanctuary spread over 890 sqkm in the Bhopal-Raisen forest division of Madhya Pradesh which has a population of about 40 tigers and so many other varieties of flora and fauna and a wide variety of birds and mammals call it their home.

Sethani Ghat
Sethani Ghat22.37km from Bhimbetka rock shelters

One of the largest ghats in India along the banks of the Narmada river which was built in the 19th century. thousands of people converge on this ghat during the Narmada Jayanthi celebrations. This ghat is always filled with people all the time.

Saru Maru
Saru Maru25.15km from Bhimbetka rock shelters

Saru Maru is the archaeological site of an ancient monastic complex and Buddhist caves. The site contains a number of stupas as well as natural caves for monks. In the caves many Buddhist graffiti have been found

Shaurya Smarak Bhopal
Shaurya Smarak Bhopal37.89km from Bhimbetka rock shelters

Shaurya Smarak is a war memorial situated at Bhopal sprawled over the large place of approximately 12 acres. It is developed as a public park with innovative and exciting architectural installations depicting the sacrifice of the infantrymen. There is a 62-ft excessive sculpture rising from the floor referred to as Shaurya Stambh depicting the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force.

Birla Museum
Birla Museum39.2km from Bhimbetka rock shelters

This museum is part of the Birla Mandir complex. The Birla Museum houses a small but selective display of fine stone sculpture, informatively displayed with explanatory panels in English in the main galleries, most of them seventh to 12th century statues. It also has a good selection of archaeological finds from excavations.

Birla Mandir Bhopal
Birla Mandir Bhopal39.22km from Bhimbetka rock shelters

It's an awe-inspiring spectacle that showcases a panoramic view of the historic city of Bhopal. The temple was built in the honour of Lakshmi, the deity of wealth and her consort Vishnu, the preserver of the universe. Hence the name Lakshmi Narayan. Surrounded by greenery and an ancient beautifulness.

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Raisen District is a district of Madhya Pradesh state of India. The district is part of Bhopal Division. Sanchi University of Buddhist-Indic Studies is the first international university located at Sanchi Town.