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“Good if you're interested in ancient stuffs”
Review of Muniyaras Caves

Muniyaras Caves
Ranked #3 of 5 things to do in Marayur
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

These caves or houses have been used by the Rishis of the ancient India and these are around 3000-5000 year old caves (as told by the locals). You can see that how our ancestors build the places with huge rocks in that era, I don't know who did they left these heavy rocks.
However, I was disappointed to that these missionaries have not even left this place and recently placed a huge cemented cross near the caves on the mountain, however, these caves have nothing to with Christianity infact predates itand were used by the Indian Rishis for Tapasya and Dhyan.

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Reviewed 3 April 2016

It is near Marayoor. Best time is evening evening before sun set.You may club it with visit to Kanthlloor.

Thank Sibi P
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

Marayoor is almost 40 km from Munnar. Famous for sandal wood forest.Muniyaras are burial chambers and many can be spotted in the huge rock on the way to Kanthalloor.Kerala tourism or archaeological department has not paid any attention for proper maintenance of these.It is high time someone has to take initiative to preserve it otherwise these ancient monuments will be lost for ever.

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Reviewed 20 December 2015

Muniyara or dolmens are places to visist which makes us to wonder how those giant stores were cut-transfered-placed a top of mountain without any impliment. A must see for the scenic beauty of the place and the ancientness of muniyaras. Sad part is Kerala govt collects money (Rs.10), but do not take care of the place.

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Reviewed 29 November 2015

We hired a auto to go to powerhouse waterfall and the auto driver suggested we see this place...without any idea what we were getting into just said yes as it was our buffer and we didnt really have any plan.

The drive to this place was very scenic as it goes thru dense cardamon plantation and other plantation estates.

After a point you need to access this place by foot only.
It passes thru a few houses, then a dense 6ft tall vegetation which can be scary as it had quite a bit of insects and huge wild spiders.

Once you reach there you get awesome view of the valley. This place isnt known to many people and I really was thankful to the auto driver for showing us such a nice place.

PS: If you are going with young kids just be aware that there is really nothing in this area for them and they can get bored easily. Also the walk thru the vegetation can be scary for them. We did go there with you kids!

Thank Nagarajan L
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