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This is a prehistoric Megalith rock cut cave situated in Chowannur and is a centrally protected monument. The cave can be accessed from single entry which is a recessed opening on the east the entrance being 1 ft. 6 in. wide and 1 ft. 1 in. high. The cave has a single circular chamber and its vault is hemispherical. On its northern and southern sides are two benches and there are five circular blocks along the western side of the chamber, which appear to be intended as stands for vessels. The inside surface of the cave is unusually smooth, testifying to the advanced workmanship of its builders. Chowannur also has St. Thomas Catholic Church noted for the Tomb of Rev. Fr. Augustine John Ukken. He was the parish priest from 1928 till 1953 and when he died in 1956; his body was buried inside the church.

Location:

  • Located 23 km from Thrissur
  • Located 3 km North East from Kunnamkulam on the northern, side of the Kunnamkulam – Wadakkancheri road