Pandava Bakhara Caves & Hill, Cuttack

Pandava Bakhara is an old cave that is associated with mythological stories. It is located in the Chandaka forest, 31 km distance from Cuttack City and 38 km from Bhubaneswar. According to local people, the Pandavas spent a few days here during their exile in this rock shelter hence the name Pandava Bakhara. The distance from the ground level to the rock shelter is about 1 km, and the road to reach the top is a bit difficult. A few years ago, a research team found traces of human habitation on the hill, which they said was 3500 to 4000 years old. 

The oldest artefacts found in these Pandav hills are believed to be from the Stone Age and Copper Age. There are many caves in the Pandava Bakhra Hill named Pandava Bakhara, Dabarkhola, Tiger Cave, Chanchlani Cave, Kalia Taila Cave, Narahari Cave and Anahat Cave. Pandava Bakhara Cave is a tourist attraction places near Bhubaneswar, Odisha. A small lake near Pandava Hill is believed to have been inhabited by humans long ago. Pandava Bakhara Cave is a tourist attraction places near Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

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Opening Time

Pandava Bakhara opening time is Everyday morning 8 am to Evening 6 pm

Best Time to visit

The Best time to visit Pandava Bakhara Caves is at all times of the year

Nearest Bus Stop

The nearest Bus stop is Banki Bus Stand, which is located around 16 Km distance from Pandava Bakhara

Nearest Railway Station

The Nearest Railway Station is Cuttack, which is located around 33 Km distance from Deojhar waterfall

Nearest Airport

The nearest Airport is Biju Patnaik International Airport, which is located around 44 Km distance from Pandava Bakhra hill