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, Kerala

(Marayoor is also known as Marayur)
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State: Kerala
Famous for/as: Historical, Wildlife
Marayoor which is located 55 km from the Idukki district of Kerala state is an ancient town. The town has evidence that was inhabited during the Stone Age. Ancient rock paintings and dolmens dating back to this period have been found in the region. The place has natural forests of sandalwood. Generally covered with different types of forests, Marayoor has many places of dense vegetation.

There are a few villages that are located close to the place and many aboriginal people still live in these places. Some of them are the Karayur, Kottakudi, Kanthaloor and Keezhathur. These along with the village of Marayoor are called the five villages and are interesting places that you should visit. The customs that are followed by the inhabitants are unique and it is an interesting experience to witness these rituals.

There is a rock painting site that is located in Manala and a picture of a man and a deer can be seen here. Few more sites have been discovered nearby. Kovilkadavu is another place that is located nearby which is home to many such painting sites and it is situated around 10 km from the place.
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