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Prehistoric rock art at Bhim Betka Caves | Photo: Abhijeet Dutta

Prehistoric rock art at Bhim Betka Caves | Photo: Abhijeet Dutta

An archaeological site and a World Heritage Site, the Bhimbetka rock shelters provide an exhibition of the earliest art of human life. The heritage site boasts Stone Age rock paintings, which are nearly 9000 years old. The name Bhim betka is derived from the mythological association of the place with Bhima, one of the Pandavas.

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