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. Plan to see Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka and other attractions that appeal to you using our Bhopal trip planner.
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  • Great place for history lovers. A must visit place for children. It is a group of caves with prehistoric paintings near Bhopal. .  more »
  • Bhimbetka is group of painted rock shelters - depicting linear organised paintings of riding, hunting, dancing, war, social gatherings and much more. Most of the paintings are in red or white while ot...  more »
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