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#7 of 18 Places To Visit in Nahan
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Nahan Renuka Road, Jamta, Nahan, Himachal Pradesh 173001, India
All days of the week except Tuesday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
visit duration
2 to 3 hours

how to reach suketi fossil park

Located just 21 km outside of Nahan, the park is easily accessible by public transport. From Chandigarh, you can take a bus that will take you to Kala Amb. The park is just 5 km away from Kala Amb, and you can take a taxi from here.

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about suketi fossil park

Asia's oldest fossil park, Suketi Fossil Park is also known as Shivalik Fossil Park. The park is the first, and one of its kind in Asia which is developed at the actual site where the fossils were discovered. The park is situated on the left bank of River Markanda and a board by Himachal Tourism Board indicates the park. On display at the park are life-size models of pre-historic animals made in reinforced plastic (FRP). At present, there are 6 sets of different animal species belonging to different eras in history. Walk step by step with the Giant Land Tortoise, Grand Elephant and the Sabre Toothed Tiger! There is a government run cafeteria on the premises, as well as a museum.

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