Kozhikode-Calicut"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

  • Sightseeing

     

    Kozhikode Beach - The Kozhikode Beach is situated near the town of Kozhikode and is known for its old world charm and natural beauty. The beach has two crumbling piers that stand toward the middle of the sea and each of them are them are more than hundred years old. The beach also houses a lighthouse, Marine Water Aquarium and Lions Park. The beach is a perfect setting for tourists wanting to enjoy the sunrise or sunset.

     

    Kappad Beach - The popularity of the Kappad Beach is owing to the fact that it was the place where Vasco da Gama, the famous world explorer first set his foot. A stone monument is erected on the beach to commemorate the significant historical event. This rock studded beach is called by the locals as Kappakkadavu. It is considered to be the gateway to the Malabar Coast. Tourists can reach Kappad by availing the backwaters that offers an enjoyable experience. They can reach the beach by taking a ride down the backwaters through the River Korappuzha.

     

    Beypore Beach - Beypore is a small village situated at the mouth of Chaliyar River, at a distance of 10 km to the south of the Kozhikode town. Previously, it was known as ‘Sultan Pattanam’ during the reign of Tipu Sultan and as ‘Vaypura’ by the locals. The Beypore Port has a historical significance as it was one of the ports where trading commenced between Asia and the Middle East and was considered an important maritime and trade centre. This village was also popular as a centre for shipbuilding, meeting the demands of the merchants from Western Asia and mainly constructed traditional ships like the Uru or Arabian trading vessel. The 1500 year old tradition of shipbuilding is still carried on by the locals. The main buyer of these ships is the Arabs and the ships are built as per the needs and specifications of the buyers. Tourists can enjoy the art of shipbuilding in this village by observing the manner in which the Uru takes shape with minimal sophistication in production. Discipline and work ethics are observed by the whole team that enables them to work as a team and execute the highly intricate woodwork to perfection with their alert minds and deft fingers.

     

    Mananchira Square - Mananchira Square is the palace tank of King Vikrama, one of the great rulers in the region. It is situated in the heart of the city and is named after the Mananchira pond that spans an area of a square kilometre. While the place derived the name from the pond, the pond derived its name from the ruler of Zamoothiri Kingdom known as Manadevan. The palace tank has a traditional architectural design and is reminiscent of the ancient times. The Square is inclusive of the Mananchira Square, pond or Mananchira and Old Krishanamenon part comprising of the musical fountain. The Mananchira Square is surrounded by temples, churches, mosques and several traditional houses. The whole square is encircled by a laterite-sculpted wall and the area is carpeted with green grass.

     

    Tali Temple - The Tali Temple is situated near Manachira and is considered one of the most ancient and distinct temples of Kozhikode. The history of this temple dates back to the period of the Zamorin rule. During that time, it was the venue of an annual competition of pedagogic skills called Revathi Pattathanam. It is basically a Shiva temple and attracts numerous visitors and pilgrimages. In the quadrangle shaped central shrine of Lord Shiva, a Shivaling is found that has a height of 2 ft. The temple is a rare example of Kerala style of architecture and is built of laterite and wood. The sanctum contains the image of the momentous event of the Mahabharata battle. Every day, five different religious ceremonies are performed in the Tali Temple.

     

    Lion's Park - This children’s theme and amusement park is located next to the popular light house on the Calicut beach. The theme park offers various rides for both the children and the parents. The park is also the ideal setting for enjoying good view of the sunset.

     

    Pazhassiraja Museum - The Pazhassiraja Museum is situated in East Hill, at a distance of 5 km from the Kozhikhode town. It houses several historical and archaeological artefacts that are significant to the region such as the antique bronzes, gold coins, old paintings, ancient umbrella stones and monuments that are megalithic in nature such as the dolmonoid cysts. The art gallery and museum was named after Pazhassiraja Kerala Varma of the Padinjare Kovilakom of the royal family of Kottayam. Pazhassiraja was known for leading the renowned ‘Pazhassi Revolt’ and introducing guerrilla warfare against the British colonialism.

     

    Kalipoyika - Kalipoyika is situated at a distance of 2 km from Kozhikode. Tourists can avail the option of cruising on the waters at Kalipoika in both row and pedal boats.

     

    Kadalundi - The Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is situated at a distance of 19 km from Kozhikode and has a river running across it. It is spread over a cluster of islands and is surrounded by hillocks, where the River Kadalundi flows into the Arabian Sea. The hillocks provide a good view of the sea and the river mouth. The place is locally known as Kadalundi Nagaram. The sanctuary houses some 100 different species of native birds and more than 60 species of migratory birds such as terns, seagulls, sandplovers, sandpipers and many more. A variety of flora and fauna and several kinds of fishes, crabs and mussels can also be found in this sanctuary.

     

    Peruvannamuzhi Dam - Peruvannamuzhi is situated about 60 km northeast of the district headquarters. The Peruvannamuzhi Dam is located amidst the hills and serves as an ideal picnic spot. The reservoir offers facilities for rowboat and speedboat cruises that include a visit to the ‘Smaraka Thottam,’ a garden built in the memory of the region’s freedom fighters. A bird sanctuary, uninhabited islands and crocodile farm add to the charm of the place.

     

    Krishna Menon Museum - The Krishna Menon Museum was established in 1975, to honour the popular Indian leader, V. K. Krishna Menon. The museum is located in East Hill, at a distance of about 5 km from the city centre. It is situated next to the Pazhassi Raja Museum that is an art gallery housing the oil paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, among other collections. A section of the museum is dedicated to V. K. Krishna Menon, which preserves and displays the souvenirs gifted to him and his personal belongings. The art section of the museum displays exquisite paintings, ivory objects d’art, intricate woodcarvings, Kerala mural paintings and modern painting.

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  • Hotels of Kozhikode-Calicut

    Hyson Heritage Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut

    Bank Road

    Hyson Heritage in Kozhikode facilitates the Conveniently located near the Mananchira Square in Calicut, the lavish and luxuriousarrival of guests. With the Calicut International Airport just 28 kms away and the Kozhikod

    4,170.00 Avg/night

    Park ResidencyRamanatukara, Kozhikode-Calicut

    National Highway

    Park Residency is located in Calicut. It is located at a distance of 12 km from Calicut International Airport, 5 km from Feroke Railway Station and 14 km from Palayam Bus Stand. Popular tourist attractions in Calicut ar

    2,320.00 Avg/night

    Calicut Towers Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut

    Markaz Complex

    Calicut Towers Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut 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. T

    3,220.00 Avg/night

    Asma Tower Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut

    Mavoor Road

    Asma Tower Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut 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

    3,760.00 Avg/night

    The Gateway Hotel Beach Road, Kozhikode-Calicut

    Road P.T.Usha Road

    The Gateway Hotel Beach Road, Kozhikode-Calicut The Taj Gateway Hotel Beach Road is a 5 star property, located within a walking distance from the beautiful Kozhikode Beach. It 2.0 km from Calicut Railway Station, 1.2 km

    10,120.00 Avg/night

    Marina Residency Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut

    YMCA Cross Road

    Marina Residency is a 3 star luxury business class hotel in Kozhikode. Located on YMCA cross road, is situated 1.8 Km from Kozhikode Railway Station and 1.6 Km from Kozhikode Beach. Calicut International Airport is 27.4

    3,400.00 Avg/night

    Sea Queen Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut

    Beach Road

    Sea Queen Hotel is a popular budget hotel which remains one of the best options of accommodation while on a visit to Kozhikode (Calicut). The hotel offers a myriad of leisure pursuits at the doorstep of elegant accommoda

    4,380.00 Avg/night

    West Way Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut

    Kannur Road

    West way Hotel is Located on Kannur Road, Calicut, Westway Hotel is just 5 minute drive away from Regional Science Centre and Planetarium. This place has lovely landscape that allures massive crowd annually. Hotel provid

    5,320.00 Avg/night

    Kovilakam Residency, Kozhikode-Calicut

    Mini By-pass Road

    Kovilakam Residency, Kozhikode-Calicut Kovilakom Residency is a 3 Star property situated in the picturesque and historic town of Kozhikode. A total of 28 guest rooms are maintained with most of the basic amenities. Guest

    2,060.00 Avg/night

    Calicut Gate Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut

    N.H Road

    Calicut Gate Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut 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. Thi

    2,280.00 Avg/night

    Malabar Gate Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut

    Ram Mohan Road

    Malabar Gate Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut Malabar Gate Hotel is 3 Star business class hotel, located near Malabar Gold, the heart of Calicut city. It is sitauted on 950 m from Tali Temple, 1.4 km from Calicut Railway Station

    4,250.00 Avg/night

    Beach Heritage Inn Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut

    Beach Road

    Beach Heritage Inn Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut 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 cit

    4,000.00 Avg/night

    Malabar Palace, Kozhikode-Calicut

    Manuelsons Junction

    Malabar Palace, Kozhikode-Calicut Malabar Palace is Just a walk away from Kozhikode Main and Tali Temple. Malabar Palace is located on G.H. Road in Calicut. Rated 4 star, this hotel is easily accessible from the Kozhikod

    5,070.00 Avg/night

    Span Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut

    Jail Road

    Span Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut 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 proper

    2,180.00 Avg/night

    Aradhana Tourist Home, Kozhikode-Calicut

    Kamala Building

    Aradhana Tourist Home, Kozhikode-Calicutoffers 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. T

    1,500.00 Avg/night

    East Avenue Suites, Kozhikode-Calicut

    Nadakkave

    East Avenue Suites, Kozhikode-Calicut 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. Thi

    3,130.00 Avg/night

    Paramount Tower Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut

    Town Hall Road

    Paramount Tower Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut 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.

    4,860.00 Avg/night

    NC Garden And Beach Resortsv

    Ariyaillur

    NC Garden And Beach Resortsv 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 propert

    3,250.00 Avg/night

    Delma Tourist Home, Kozhikode-Calicut

    Mavoor Road

    Delma Tourist Home, Kozhikode-Calicutoffers 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

    2,500.00 Avg/night

    De Grand Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut

    Opp.Moffusil Bus Stand

    De Grand Hotel, Kozhikode-Calicut De Grand Hotel is a luxury hotel in Calicut, Located at 3 km from the Kozhikode Railway Station, De Grand is reachable from the Calicut International Airport (27 km) and the KSRTC Bus St

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    Kozhikode Beach - The Kozhikode Beach is situated near the town of Kozhikode and is known for its old world charm and natural beauty. The beach has two crumbling piers that stand toward the middle of the sea and each of them are them are more than hundred years old. The beach also houses a lighthouse, Marine Water Aquarium and Lions Park. The beach is a perfect setting for tourists wanting to enjoy the sunrise or sunset.

     

    Kappad Beach - The popularity of the Kappad Beach is owing to the fact that it was the place where Vasco da Gama, the famous world explorer first set his foot. A stone monument is erected on the beach to commemorate the significant historical event. This rock studded beach is called by the locals as Kappakkadavu. It is considered to be the gateway to the Malabar Coast. Tourists can reach Kappad by availing the backwaters that offers an enjoyable experience. They can reach the beach by taking a ride down the backwaters through the River Korappuzha.

     

    Beypore Beach - Beypore is a small village situated at the mouth of Chaliyar River, at a distance of 10 km to the south of the Kozhikode town. Previously, it was known as ‘Sultan Pattanam’ during the reign of Tipu Sultan and as ‘Vaypura’ by the locals. The Beypore Port has a historical significance as it was one of the ports where trading commenced between Asia and the Middle East and was considered an important maritime and trade centre. This village was also popular as a centre for shipbuilding, meeting the demands of the merchants from Western Asia and mainly constructed traditional ships like the Uru or Arabian trading vessel. The 1500 year old tradition of shipbuilding is still carried on by the locals. The main buyer of these ships is the Arabs and the ships are built as per the needs and specifications of the buyers. Tourists can enjoy the art of shipbuilding in this village by observing the manner in which the Uru takes shape with minimal sophistication in production. Discipline and work ethics are observed by the whole team that enables them to work as a team and execute the highly intricate woodwork to perfection with their alert minds and deft fingers.

     

    Mananchira Square - Mananchira Square is the palace tank of King Vikrama, one of the great rulers in the region. It is situated in the heart of the city and is named after the Mananchira pond that spans an area of a square kilometre. While the place derived the name from the pond, the pond derived its name from the ruler of Zamoothiri Kingdom known as Manadevan. The palace tank has a traditional architectural design and is reminiscent of the ancient times. The Square is inclusive of the Mananchira Square, pond or Mananchira and Old Krishanamenon part comprising of the musical fountain. The Mananchira Square is surrounded by temples, churches, mosques and several traditional houses. The whole square is encircled by a laterite-sculpted wall and the area is carpeted with green grass.

     

    Tali Temple - The Tali Temple is situated near Manachira and is considered one of the most ancient and distinct temples of Kozhikode. The history of this temple dates back to the period of the Zamorin rule. During that time, it was the venue of an annual competition of pedagogic skills called Revathi Pattathanam. It is basically a Shiva temple and attracts numerous visitors and pilgrimages. In the quadrangle shaped central shrine of Lord Shiva, a Shivaling is found that has a height of 2 ft. The temple is a rare example of Kerala style of architecture and is built of laterite and wood. The sanctum contains the image of the momentous event of the Mahabharata battle. Every day, five different religious ceremonies are performed in the Tali Temple.

     

    Lion's Park - This children’s theme and amusement park is located next to the popular light house on the Calicut beach. The theme park offers various rides for both the children and the parents. The park is also the ideal setting for enjoying good view of the sunset.

     

    Pazhassiraja Museum - The Pazhassiraja Museum is situated in East Hill, at a distance of 5 km from the Kozhikhode town. It houses several historical and archaeological artefacts that are significant to the region such as the antique bronzes, gold coins, old paintings, ancient umbrella stones and monuments that are megalithic in nature such as the dolmonoid cysts. The art gallery and museum was named after Pazhassiraja Kerala Varma of the Padinjare Kovilakom of the royal family of Kottayam. Pazhassiraja was known for leading the renowned ‘Pazhassi Revolt’ and introducing guerrilla warfare against the British colonialism.

     

    Kalipoyika - Kalipoyika is situated at a distance of 2 km from Kozhikode. Tourists can avail the option of cruising on the waters at Kalipoika in both row and pedal boats.

     

    Kadalundi - The Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is situated at a distance of 19 km from Kozhikode and has a river running across it. It is spread over a cluster of islands and is surrounded by hillocks, where the River Kadalundi flows into the Arabian Sea. The hillocks provide a good view of the sea and the river mouth. The place is locally known as Kadalundi Nagaram. The sanctuary houses some 100 different species of native birds and more than 60 species of migratory birds such as terns, seagulls, sandplovers, sandpipers and many more. A variety of flora and fauna and several kinds of fishes, crabs and mussels can also be found in this sanctuary.

     

    Peruvannamuzhi Dam - Peruvannamuzhi is situated about 60 km northeast of the district headquarters. The Peruvannamuzhi Dam is located amidst the hills and serves as an ideal picnic spot. The reservoir offers facilities for rowboat and speedboat cruises that include a visit to the ‘Smaraka Thottam,’ a garden built in the memory of the region’s freedom fighters. A bird sanctuary, uninhabited islands and crocodile farm add to the charm of the place.

     

    Krishna Menon Museum - The Krishna Menon Museum was established in 1975, to honour the popular Indian leader, V. K. Krishna Menon. The museum is located in East Hill, at a distance of about 5 km from the city centre. It is situated next to the Pazhassi Raja Museum that is an art gallery housing the oil paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, among other collections. A section of the museum is dedicated to V. K. Krishna Menon, which preserves and displays the souvenirs gifted to him and his personal belongings. The art section of the museum displays exquisite paintings, ivory objects d’art, intricate woodcarvings, Kerala mural paintings and modern painting.

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