The Pandava Caves are a group of five caves in a small hillock in Pachmarhi. It is believed that the Pandavas during their period of exile took shelter in these caves. The caves are small in size. The one which is comparatively bigger with enough air circulation is called as Draupathi Kuti or Cave. The most congested and dark cave is called as Bhima Kothari or Cave. The archeological evidences claims that the caves where constructed by Buddhist monks during 1st century as they used them as a place of refuge. But, the myth of Pandavas is more popular among locals. It is a must visit for anyone who goes to Pachmarhi. The Pandava Caves are beautifully carved natural caves.