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Address: Edakkal, Kalpetta, India
Phone Number: 98470 30110
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A place where you must visit to see what were our previous generation was.

Adventure lovers only with good physique go there. You have to climb a little to reach the best spot. There are lot of interesting writings on the walls of the cave. A spectacular... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Angamaly, India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place....Should go inside the Caves and see the ancient art and sculpture of India......Nice view from the top of the cave...!!!!

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Angamaly, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Adventure lovers only with good physique go there. You have to climb a little to reach the best spot. There are lot of interesting writings on the walls of the cave. A spectacular view from the top.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

U can visit the cave and soochipura falls the same day.. Trek is quite long but not very laborious.. You enter a cave on top of the place,pay the local guide 50bucks to hear something about the engravings on d wall in malayali english, which I doubt how much you will be able understand😋 On the way down drink coconut... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located at Wayanadu, Kerala, India. Edakkal is 1 of the only 2 pre-historic sites where there are carvings on the walls. You can make out human, animal and godly figures along with ancient writings on the walls of the rocks which are carbon dated to 5000 BC onward. It is very difficult to reach the top of the caves as... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Edakkal is 1 of the only 2 pre-historic sites where there are carvings on the walls. You can make out human, animal and godly figures along with ancient writings on the walls of the rocks which are carbon dated to 5000 BC onward. A must visit for interested parties; for others... this is a steep climb and all you would... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its bit different experience in wayanad however people above age 50+ should not attempt. Also the work you may not find interesting if you have seen Ajantha and Elora

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is very difficult to reach the top of the caves as the steps are very steep and risky for persons above 55 years of age.But, whoever manages to reach the top will witness the cave,which is 40,000 years old and having valuable details of the place.The return trip is not that difficult.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You start at a small tourist oriented settlement and climb, and climb, and climb. First up a concrete path and later up steps. Take your time, stop and enjoy the views of the surrounding mountains and pace yourself. Halfway up are more stalls with food, water and gift buying opportunities. Wait until you are on the way down before buying.... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Main Edaakkal cave is big, beautiful and worth climbing. Pristine nature’s curve is very much felt at this cave. A large rock stuck over the main cave and mild sun ray penetrating into it make the place even more tempting! Climbing makes you sweat a little but climbing down is cool. One can feel the cave while climbing. Do... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of steps to climb, and it can get very hot around midday. It's worth paying the man inside the cave to talk you through some of the cave drawings, otherwise you'll miss out on the history.

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