Marayoor is an ancient place one Kilometer away from there the Muniyara Cave is situated on the way to Kanthalloor. The most interesting part of this cave is its structure. The Muniyaras are made of huge rocky slabs, It is believed that this was the ideal place for the ancient sages for meditation and in olden age the dead bodies are kept in Muniyaras. It is called to be the shelter of ancient tribal.
Muniyara is fascinating destination for anthropologists and archaeologists from all over the world. There are many dolmenoid muniyaras around the area of Kovilkadavu and the cliffs near river pambar, a short rive from Marayoor. Remnants of Stone Age tools and pottery found within these cellars are now displayed at the Wayanad Heritage Museum, Ambalavayal. The place is a famous film shooting spot.