Panchalimedu, It is situated 7kms from the Mundakkayam-Kuttikanam stretch on the Kottayam –Kumili road lies Panchalimedu, at an attitude of about 2500 feet above the sea level. A three hour trek from Valliankavu which is connected by bus service from Kottayam takes you to the spot. Valliankavu, a tiny village 10kms east of Mundakkayam itself is worth a visit, for it is the site of the famous temple of Mala Araya community. According to legends, the Pandavas stayed here and the pond beside a small temple is where Panchali, is said to have bathed.
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