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Megalithic Dolmens of Marayur

Near old Siva Temple | Kovilkadavu, Marayur, India
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Wonderful Facts that leave you awe-struck

We can know the way people lived in mountains using rock-sheets (I wonder how they would have made... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rahul S
For history buffs - very interesting!

This is a unique thing for the conventional tourist. These megalith structures will keep you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
emmurali
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Thrissur, India
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Near old Siva Temple | Kovilkadavu, Marayur, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We can know the way people lived in mountains using rock-sheets (I wonder how they would have made rock-sheets) to make a house-like structure.

Thank Rahul S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a unique thing for the conventional tourist. These megalith structures will keep you wondering how they were made in the first place and for what purpose. The megalith structures are found in two spots not far from each other on the way to...More

Thank emmurali
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Marayur is around 40 KMS from Munnar but a much lesser crowded and picturesque place. There are the famous sandal wood forests in which you can see the dark, bushy trees which give the lovely sandal oil. Around 12kms from Marayur are the megalathic caves...More

Thank Prem N
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

A dolmen is a type of single-chamber megalithic tomb, usually consisting of two or more vertical megaliths supporting a large flat horizontal capstone ("table"), although there are also more complex variants. The dolmen here is erected by Neolithic people. This is an archeological site which is blessed with natural beauty....More

Thank Ajay S
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

We spent a night in Marayur only to visit the pre-historic rock paintings in Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary and the dolmens. These dolmens are located on a rock formation close to the town and are easily accessible. The dolmens are spread in a wide area, some...More

Thank mayday1942
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The 360° view of the entire mountain range is magnificent. You can drive till the top and spend some time there.

Thank Gopi P
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Dolmens here are Burial sites of people dating back to 3000 years old(1000 B.C.E). Gives you an Eagle view of the village. :)

Thank AnksSurana
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Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Good place for people who interested in learning life style of old generations. I felt good there. If you are there to chill out,pls dont stop

Thank Bilalknr
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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We found it very boring and not worth the trip. Maybe we missing something but for us, it was a complete waste of time.

Thank Doreen111-13
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The place was really a serene and definitely claims accolade for its historical importance. But we ourselves have to be a bit careful when visiting these type of historical places . We have noticed that due to sheer enthusiasm the people were getting inside the...More

Thank Rahamb1
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