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Agasthyarkoodam Peak – Why You Need to Visit

Agasthyarkoodam Peak What is it? It is a spectacular second highest peak in Western Ghats of Kerala state.  The peak rises to a majestic height of 1868m in the form of sharp cone.    According to Hindu purana, this peak is ‘The abode of Sage Agastya’ who is one of the seven Rishis (Saptarishi).  Since it is believed that the soul of this deep-rooted bachelor is present in the hill, women are not allowed up in this hill. Where is it located? The peak is located about 70Km from Trivandrum Read more [...]