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Must Visit 8000 Years Old Stone Age In Wayanad

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The one and only Wayanad, affectionately known as the "Ooty of Kerala," is the only area in Kerala where you may experience the utmost charm and astonishing artistry of nature.

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Wayanad attracts a lot of nature lovers and historians due to its vast beauty as well as historical and cultural value.

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Wayanad also caters to tourists seeking adventure activities such as trekking, hiking, rock climbing, and so on.

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The Edakkal Caves in Wayanad are a natural wonder that date back to 6000 BC and continue to astonish visitors, particularly those interested in stone age history.

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Edakkal caves is one of the UNESCO certified monument.

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It is actually situated at the highest peak in the district on the Ambukuthi Mala.

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It is the only place in India where you can find the stone age carvings.

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As per legends, it is believed that the historic Edakkal Caves are formed by the arrows of Lava and Kusha, the sons of Lord Rama.

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Another myth is regarding Goddess Mudiampilly and Kutti Chathan.

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History says that the Edakkal Cave was first discovered by Fred Fawcett during his hunting trip to Wayanad in 1890.

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And he further discovered that the caves were the habitat of the Neolithic people.

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Amazing view from 3900ft.

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And it is located at 6 hours from Bengaluru.