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#1 of 47 Places To Visit in Kalpetta
edakkal caves
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address
Edakkal, Kalpetta, Kerala 673121, India
entry fee
10
per person for entry
10
per still camera
100
per camcorder
timings
All days of the week except Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
visit duration
2 to 3 hours

about edakkal caves

If art fascinates you, then you shouldn't miss out on the Eddakal caves in Kalpetta. This is a prehistoric caves filled with numerous rock wall paintings that continues to attract historians and Archaeologists from all over the world to this place. One can find at least three sets of petroglyphs. Studies have shown that the etchings are more than 5000 years old and the caves seem to have been inhabited at various stages in history.

The caves are formed due to a fissure in the rock. Legend says that the cave was formed when an arrow released from the bow of Lord Rama, struck this rock surface, creating the fissure.

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Edakkal Caves traveller reviews

7 Edakkal Caves reviews
A good heritage place
Jun 29 2014
I visited the Edakkal Caves as a part of the Kerala Tour with my friends and was a nice historical place. It was a long walk to the Edakkal Caves and we walked around for the 1.30 hours to reach the caves from the entrance. It was a nice trekking ex ...... read more
good for trekking ..
Jun 26 2014
slops.. a bit rock climbing.. the a little effort to reach the top of caves.. best season to go there is autumn or summer.. because otherwise in winter or i rainy.. its too slippy to climb the slopes... moveover.. age 40+.. i dont think its a ...... read more
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