Pandav Falls

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Pandav Falls
Location Panna district, Madhya Pradesh, India
Total height 30 metres (98 ft)
Watercourse Not known

The Pandav Falls is a waterfall in Panna district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.].[1]

The falls[edit]

It is about 30 metres (98 ft) high.[1] The Pandav Falls is located on a tributary of the Ken River, as it plunges over the falls to join it.[2]

Mythology[edit]

The waterfall gets its name from a local legend that in times gone by the five exiled Pandava brothers of the epic poem Mahabharata visited this region. Remains of caves and shrines that commemorate this legend can be seen around the pool below.[3]

Location[edit]

Pandav Falls is about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) off the highway. It is 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) from Panna[1] and 35 kilometres (22 mi) from Khajuraho.[4]Raneh Falls is located nearby.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Panna – a city of diamonds". Tourism - Falls & Views. Panna district administration. Retrieved 2010-07-02. 
  2. ^ "Khajuraho". Vacations India. Retrieved 2010-07-15. 
  3. ^ "Pandav Caves and Falls, Panna". must see india. Retrieved 2010-07-02. 
  4. ^ "MP trip: Raneh and Pandav falls". Treks and travels. Retrieved 2010-07-02. 
  5. ^ "Raneh falls/Ken Ghariyal Park or Pandava falla/Panna national Park". indiamike.com. Retrieved 2010-07-15.