Bekal"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Bekal Fort - Bekal Fort was built 300 years ago and is counted among the most popular forts of Kerala. The fort covers an area of 40 acres and is situated 130 ft above the sea level. The keyhole shape of the fort reveals that it was built for defensive requirement of the region. There are several holes on the top, below and underneath the fort, which were made to safeguard the kingdom from the attacks of the enemies. The view of nearby areas such as Kanhangad and Pallikere can be enjoyed from the observation tower of the fort. Tunnel which opens towards the south, magazine for ammunition and water tank with the flight of steps can also be seen by the tourists in this fort. Near the fort are also located a Hanuman Temple and a mosque built by Tipu Sultan.

     

    Ananthapura Temple - Ananthapura Temple is a lake temple, which dates back to 9th century. The temple comprises of the Moolasthana of the Anantha Padmanabha Swami. Surrounded by the porch called Chuttambalam, the temple also has a small pond, which is filled with water throughout the year.

     

    Bekal Fort Beach - Bekal Fort Beach is located at a distance of a kilometre from the Bekal Fort. The beach is spread over an area of 35 acres and is covered with white sand. The palm trees line up on the beach, which provides a beautiful view during sunset and sunrise. Two Theyyam sculptures, made using laterite, are placed at the beach. These sculptures were created by the artists of Nilambur. The walls of the fort are decorated with paintings. Tourists can also visit the Children Park which is situated near the beach.

     

    Valiyaparamba Backwaters - Valiyaparamba Backwaters is one of the popular tourist locations in the destination, which is fed by four rivers and numerous islands. The site is popular as it is one of the fishing centres where boat cruises are also available.

     

    Mallikarjuna Temple - Mallikarjuna Temple is located at a distance of 12 km from Bekal in the Kasargod District. Natives believe that the idol of Lord Shiva was placed in the temple by Arjuna. The Kumbala River flows on the southern side of the temple. This temple was built by the Ikkeri Kings in the 17th century for paying tribute to the warriors. The temple comprises the Namaskara Mandapam, Sreekovil and the Chuttambalam, and has the valiya-balikkal and the maryaada with arches. The interiors of the temple are decorated with figures of various gods and goddesses such as Lord Ayyappa, Lord Ganapati, Lord Shiva, Goddess Durga and Sree Sankaracharya. Every year, yakshagana performances are organised in the temple, which attract devotees as well as tourists.

     

    Kappil Beach - Kappil Beach, one of the most beautiful tourist attractions, is located at a distance of about 5 km from Bekal in the Kasargod District. Spread over an area of around 25 acres, the beach is considered to be a popular weekend getaway for natives as well as tourists. This beach is also visited after visiting the Bekal Fort which is situated in the vicinity. Tourists can also visit the Kodi cliff, situated near the site to enjoy view of the Arabian Sea. To reach the Chandragiri River, motor boats are available at the beach.

     

    Nileswaram - Nileswaram is a cultural centre, which was earlier the place of Nileswaram Rajas. The name of the site was originated from the word, Nilakanta Iswar. The main attraction of this site is the palace, which serves as the traditional knowledge centre of the Department of Archaeology. Moreover, there are a number of places of worship and temples in this town.

     

    Bekal Hole Aqua Park - Bekal Hole Aqua Park is located in vicinity to the northern side of the Bekal Fort. Tourists visiting this park can find pedal boats and water cycles, and enjoy several water rides.

     

    Pallikere Beach - Pallikere Beach is situated in vicinity of the Bekal Fort and is visited by tourists in large number. Coconut palms and dense bushes are present at all the sides of the beach. The beach is visited by tourists in large number during the Kochi Festival, which is organised every year.

     

    Malik Dinar Mosque - Malik Dinar Mosque is counted among the 10 other mosques built by Malik Mohammad Dianar. Originally, the mosque was constructed in a small structure along with a thatched roof. Later, the followers of Malik Mohammad Dianar expanded the mosque in a big structure. Tourists can witness the architectural style followed in Kerala in this mosque.The grave of one of the descendants of the founder named Malik Ibn Mohammed can be seen in this mosque. Moreover, the site is visited by tourists and devotees alike during the celebrations of Uroos festival.

     

    Hosdurg Beach - Hosdurg Beach, situated near Kanjhangad, is covered with sands and  casuarina orchards. The cottages are made out of thatched roofs. Moreover, turtles can also be seen at the beach, which frequently come out of the water and build their nests.

     

    Nityanandashram Caves - Nityanandashram Caves are a group of forty-five caves, which are located in Hosdurg, popularly known as Nityanandashram. These caves were carved out of a single rock and have six entrances. Three entrances face towards east and the other three face towards west. The main attraction of these caves is the sculpture of Swami Nityananda, which is made of panchaloha. The site is considered ideal for performing meditation and is recognised as the international spiritual centre.

     

    Tulur Vanam - Tulur Vanam commonly known as Kekulom is located 9.2 kmfrom Bekal. The temple located at the site is dedicated to Kshethrapalan and Bhagavathy. Every year, the eight day festival is celebrated at this site, which begins from Shivratri.

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    Nirvana at Bekal, Bekal

    Near Bekal Fort

    Nirvana at Bekal, Bekal Nirvana at Bekal, Kerala is a divine abode in one of the well planned destinations in the Land of Gods. The hotel is critically acclaimed and has also received a Certificate of Brilliance. Nourish

    3,500.00 Avg/night

    Vivanta by Taj, Bekal

    Kappil Beach Kasaragod

    Vivanta by Taj, Bekal Vivanta by Taj, Bekal is located on Kappil Beach, Kasaragod District in Bekal. Tourists can also go to visit Pallikere Beach. Tourists can also go to visit Bekal Fort (Approx. 6 km), Chandragiri For

    12,490.00 Avg/night

    Elite Tourist Home, Bekal

    North Kottcheary Kanhangad

    Elite Tourist Home, Bekal offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property i

    2,500.00 Avg/night

    Bekal International Hotel, Bekal

    B.Road Kanhangad

    Bekal International Hotel, Bekal offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This pro

    2,300.00 Avg/night

    The Lalit Resort And Spa, Bekal

    Bevoori Uduma

    The Lalit Resort And Spa, Bekal Surrounded by river Nombili on three sides in the lap of the Arabian Sea, The Lalit Resort and Spa Bekal is a serene heaven in Gods own Country. Nestled amidst landscaped gardens and an in

    12,450.00 Avg/night

    Fort Vihar Hotel Complex, Bekal

    Near Police Station

    Fort Vihar Hotel Complex, Bekal offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This prop

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    Gitanjali Heritage, Bekal

    Panayal PO

    Gitanjali Heritage, Bekal Gitanjali Heritage is located at Panayal PO, Bekal. The place is renowned for its backwaters and beautiful breathtaking scenery. Some nearby places to visit are Bekal Fort (Approx. 0.5km) and Pa

    6,000.00 Avg/night

    Ranji s Rest Inn, Bekal

    Pallakunnam

    Ranji s Rest Inn, Bekal offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is

    2,000.00 Avg/night

    The Fort Point Hotel And Cottages, Bekal

    Near Bakkar Hospital

    The Fort Point Hotel And Cottages, Bekal offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city.

    2,800.00 Avg/night

    K Tees Residency, Bekal

    Near Bekal Fort Beach

    K Tees Residency, Bekal offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is

    2,000.00 Avg/night

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    Bekal Fort - Bekal Fort was built 300 years ago and is counted among the most popular forts of Kerala. The fort covers an area of 40 acres and is situated 130 ft above the sea level. The keyhole shape of the fort reveals that it was built for defensive requirement of the region. There are several holes on the top, below and underneath the fort, which were made to safeguard the kingdom from the attacks of the enemies. The view of nearby areas such as Kanhangad and Pallikere can be enjoyed from the observation tower of the fort. Tunnel which opens towards the south, magazine for ammunition and water tank with the flight of steps can also be seen by the tourists in this fort. Near the fort are also located a Hanuman Temple and a mosque built by Tipu Sultan.

     

    Ananthapura Temple - Ananthapura Temple is a lake temple, which dates back to 9th century. The temple comprises of the Moolasthana of the Anantha Padmanabha Swami. Surrounded by the porch called Chuttambalam, the temple also has a small pond, which is filled with water throughout the year.

     

    Bekal Fort Beach - Bekal Fort Beach is located at a distance of a kilometre from the Bekal Fort. The beach is spread over an area of 35 acres and is covered with white sand. The palm trees line up on the beach, which provides a beautiful view during sunset and sunrise. Two Theyyam sculptures, made using laterite, are placed at the beach. These sculptures were created by the artists of Nilambur. The walls of the fort are decorated with paintings. Tourists can also visit the Children Park which is situated near the beach.

     

    Valiyaparamba Backwaters - Valiyaparamba Backwaters is one of the popular tourist locations in the destination, which is fed by four rivers and numerous islands. The site is popular as it is one of the fishing centres where boat cruises are also available.

     

    Mallikarjuna Temple - Mallikarjuna Temple is located at a distance of 12 km from Bekal in the Kasargod District. Natives believe that the idol of Lord Shiva was placed in the temple by Arjuna. The Kumbala River flows on the southern side of the temple. This temple was built by the Ikkeri Kings in the 17th century for paying tribute to the warriors. The temple comprises the Namaskara Mandapam, Sreekovil and the Chuttambalam, and has the valiya-balikkal and the maryaada with arches. The interiors of the temple are decorated with figures of various gods and goddesses such as Lord Ayyappa, Lord Ganapati, Lord Shiva, Goddess Durga and Sree Sankaracharya. Every year, yakshagana performances are organised in the temple, which attract devotees as well as tourists.

     

    Kappil Beach - Kappil Beach, one of the most beautiful tourist attractions, is located at a distance of about 5 km from Bekal in the Kasargod District. Spread over an area of around 25 acres, the beach is considered to be a popular weekend getaway for natives as well as tourists. This beach is also visited after visiting the Bekal Fort which is situated in the vicinity. Tourists can also visit the Kodi cliff, situated near the site to enjoy view of the Arabian Sea. To reach the Chandragiri River, motor boats are available at the beach.

     

    Nileswaram - Nileswaram is a cultural centre, which was earlier the place of Nileswaram Rajas. The name of the site was originated from the word, Nilakanta Iswar. The main attraction of this site is the palace, which serves as the traditional knowledge centre of the Department of Archaeology. Moreover, there are a number of places of worship and temples in this town.

     

    Bekal Hole Aqua Park - Bekal Hole Aqua Park is located in vicinity to the northern side of the Bekal Fort. Tourists visiting this park can find pedal boats and water cycles, and enjoy several water rides.

     

    Pallikere Beach - Pallikere Beach is situated in vicinity of the Bekal Fort and is visited by tourists in large number. Coconut palms and dense bushes are present at all the sides of the beach. The beach is visited by tourists in large number during the Kochi Festival, which is organised every year.

     

    Malik Dinar Mosque - Malik Dinar Mosque is counted among the 10 other mosques built by Malik Mohammad Dianar. Originally, the mosque was constructed in a small structure along with a thatched roof. Later, the followers of Malik Mohammad Dianar expanded the mosque in a big structure. Tourists can witness the architectural style followed in Kerala in this mosque.The grave of one of the descendants of the founder named Malik Ibn Mohammed can be seen in this mosque. Moreover, the site is visited by tourists and devotees alike during the celebrations of Uroos festival.

     

    Hosdurg Beach - Hosdurg Beach, situated near Kanjhangad, is covered with sands and  casuarina orchards. The cottages are made out of thatched roofs. Moreover, turtles can also be seen at the beach, which frequently come out of the water and build their nests.

     

    Nityanandashram Caves - Nityanandashram Caves are a group of forty-five caves, which are located in Hosdurg, popularly known as Nityanandashram. These caves were carved out of a single rock and have six entrances. Three entrances face towards east and the other three face towards west. The main attraction of these caves is the sculpture of Swami Nityananda, which is made of panchaloha. The site is considered ideal for performing meditation and is recognised as the international spiritual centre.

     

    Tulur Vanam - Tulur Vanam commonly known as Kekulom is located 9.2 kmfrom Bekal. The temple located at the site is dedicated to Kshethrapalan and Bhagavathy. Every year, the eight day festival is celebrated at this site, which begins from Shivratri.

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