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Bear's Cave - Details

Bear's Cave

  • It is situated near the Norton’s Bungalow,which is on the way to the Shervaroyan Temple. The cave is now part of a private property, however tourists are allowed to visit.
  • There is a temple near this cave that is considered to be one of the six abodes of Lord Muruga and has its central area carved out of a single rock.
  • There is a huge cave formation beside a coffee estate bungalow, which was considered to be home for the bears.
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  • The main area of the cave is seen to be about 7 feet below the ground level and the deeper gorge seen there is believed by the local community to be the path that leads up to the cave situated in the Shervaroyan Temple.

Bear's Cave - Details

  • It is believed that the cave was used as a hideout and an escape route by Tipu Sultan during the time of War.
  • If tourists wish, they can try to squeeze past the boulders into the cave and explore it.
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  • Although one cannot go beyond few hundred meters as fallen rocks block the path but its worth an experience.


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