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Muniyara - Anakottapara Park

Kanthalloor - Marayoor Rd, Kerala 685620, India


About Muniyara - Anakottapara Park

The Muniyara Dolmens are magnificent prehistoric dolmens, situated in Marayoor, Idukki. The tourists trek through the area of Muniyara to reach 15 different types of Dolmens, which belongs to the Neolithic Age, i.e. between 3000 BC and 14000 BC.

Attractions near Muniyara - Anakottapara Park

Kanthalloor Waterfalls3.01km from Muniyara - Anakottapara Park

20 meters high waterfall set in the wilderness overlooking view towards open valleys. You can shower underneath the falls if you are willing to fight the coldness of the waters.

Kanthaloor View Point3.45km from Muniyara - Anakottapara Park

Viewpoint overlooking a valley below. A nice rocky place to spend time absorbing a peaceful scenary, and to feel the cold winds brushing the body softly.

Thoovanam Waterfalls4.3km from Muniyara - Anakottapara Park

Hike to the waterfall through the forests of Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary.

Echo Point14.38km from Muniyara - Anakottapara Park

Situated at the bank of lake overlooking mountains, the place got it's name from the loud echo it makes.

Top Station Munnar15.89km from Muniyara - Anakottapara Park

Stay above the clouds, admire the beauty of the hills and the majestic sun emerging from the clouds in the morning.

Meesapulimala17.02km from Muniyara - Anakottapara Park

Hike through cloud cladded peaks and rhododendron valleys, experience the most beautiful sights of the Western Ghat Mountains.

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What visitors say about Muniyara - Anakottapara Park

The dolmens were constructed somewhere between 1,000 BC to 500AD and historians are still not sure whether they were used as burial chambers or places for sages to meditate. There are more than a dozen of them standing on top of a rocky platform that given incredible panoramic views of the surroundings. The dolmens themselves looks so out of the world, with four rocks acting as the walls and one on top as the roof. Its so amazing to think that they were constructed around 2,000 years ago. Coming to the present day, I think the authorities could have done a better job to market the place and also to prevent the encroachments of religious institutions. There is a big cross and a small shrine on top of the rock which is kind of weird to see on a place that is historically so important. And oh, there is no one to maintain or look after the site too so the place probably is used for many other bad purposes as well as it is kind of secluded.