Panchalimedu

Panchalimedu Idukki
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Panchalimedu, a hill station in Idukki that’s as captivating in its look because it is by its name. Several hills make up the landscape of Panchalimedu.
The name Panchalimedu could be a combination of 2 words. ‘Panchali’ named when the adult female of the Pandavas from the good epic The Mahabharata and ‘Medu’ which means lush inexperienced pastures.
According to legend, the Pandavas at the side of their spouse Panchali were aforementioned to possess resided during this region throughout their exile from their kingdom. This is, however, the name Panchalimedu is believed to own turn up.
Here, a cave is thought of as bearing the footprints of Bhima. There is a small temple dedicated to Bhuvaneshwari. The remnants of Shivalingas, Trishul, naga idols are also there. A small lake is there, which is known as ‘Panjali Kulam’, in which Panchali (wife of Pandavas) used to take her bath.
The western side of the majestic cliff points towards the regions of Mundakkayam and Kanjirappilly. On a bright clear day, one will even catch a glimpse of the distant ocean. The ‘Makarajyothi’, during the Sabarimala season, can also be viewed from this place. Panchalimedu in Idukki is certainly a must-visit for the sheer history and magnificence that the place represents.

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