Ponnani"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Human Ath Mosque - Human Ath Mosque is the biggest amongst the 50 mosques present in Ponnani. The mosque was built in 16th century by Sheikh Zainuddin Makhdoom. He wrote  Kerala’s Muslim early history and this contribution of Makhdom is recognised in the entire country.

     

    Thottungal Masjid - Thottungal Masjid is considered to be the oldest Mosque in Kerala. The mosque was built around 300 years ago by Sheikh Faridudhin. The mosque is also known as Thottungal Palli. The building of the mosque is like a house. The mosque has no minarets and domes; instead it has a pitched roof and clay tiles. The mosque has embellished mogapu (front) and has traditional ridges.

     

    Thrikkavu Temple - The Thrikkavu Temple is an ancient temple, which is devoted to Shri Durga Bhagavath.  This temple is considered as one amongst the 108 Durga temples established by Parasurama in Kerala. It is believed that the name of this temple was derived from "Thrikkani Kaadu ". The goddess of this temple is considered to be “Sarvabeeshtapradhayini”, which means one who grants all wishes. The predominant deity of this temple is Goddess Durga. Here, Bhagavathy (the goddess) is revered in two different forms viz. Durga and Saraswati (the goddess of Knowledge). Besides, there are temples of Lord Krishna, Hanuman, Sasthavu, Sidhi Vinayakan, Upa-Devatha, and Brahma Rakshass. The temple houses a Kshetrakulam, a pond, along with pratishtas of Naga Raja, Naga Yakshi and Naga. There is a temple of Moola Ganapathy located near the pond.

     

    Navamukunda Temple - Navamukunda is an ancient temple situated on the banks of Bharath River in Thirunavaya. The place Thirunavaya is a small village, which is also considered as a pilgrimage centre. The predominant deity of the temple is Navamukundan Vishnu, which exists along with the idols of other deities namely Lord Ganapathy and Goddess Lakshmi. The deity of the temple got its name Nava Mukunda,  since it was the ninth idol, set up in the temple by a group of nine saints called ‘Navayogis’. According to the mythology, the first eight idols set up by them disappeared and the ninth one was already sunk to its knees, which was stopped by chanting mantras. Navamukunda Temple is considered as the major Vishnu temple in Kerala. A ritual called 'Pithru Tharpanam' is held here on the day of 'Amavasi' and ‘Karkitaka&rsquo.

     

    Padinharekara Beach - Ponnani port is at the mouth of River Bharathapuzha. It is the only port in Malappuram District and is considered as the oldest port in Kerala.  In Ponnani, Padinharekara Beach is located in Malappuram, at the end of Tipu Sultan Road. The view of the Bharathapuzha River, the Tirur Puzha River and the Arabian Sea is the main attraction of this beach.

     

    Ponnani Juma Masjid - Juma Masjid in Ponnani is an old mosque located in Malappuram district. The Masjid is also recognised as the ‘Makkah of Kerala Muslims’ and it was set up in the year  1510 by Zainudhin Makhdum, a Muslim spiritual leader.  This mosque was once a centre of Islamic education for the Muslim community in Kerala. As per the records of William (a historian) Logan in Malabar Manual, Juma Masjid was built in 925 Hijrah. The building of this mosque represents a touch of Kerala tradition architecture style. The architect of this mosque was designed by Ashaari, a Hindu artisan who was a good friend of Makhdum. Ashaari converted his religion into Islam and later he was recognised as Ashaari Thangal. The tomb of Makhdum and the Ashaari’s is situated at the same place.

     

    Ponnani Lighthouse - The lighthouse of Ponnani is  close to the south bank of Bharathpuzha River merging with Arabian Sea on the outside of Ponnani town. In 1937, a steel mast was elevated to light oil wick lamp. At present, there is a lighthouse adjacent to the mast site. The lighthouse was built in the year 1983 to provide navigation to the ship.

     

    Bharathapuzha - The River Bharathapuzha traverses into the Arabian Sea at Ponnani. This traversing point acts as a seasonal home to migratory birds and attracts many tourists, especially ornithologists and bird watchers. The site is a temporary home to around 25 varieties of birds.

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  • Hotels of Ponnani

    Rouba Residency Hotel, Ponnani

    C.V Junction

    Rouba Residency Hotel, Ponnani 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 prope

    2,200.00 Avg/night

    Meghe Hotel, Ponnani

    K.K.Junction

    Meghe Hotel, Ponnani 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 cre

    3,500.00 Avg/night

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    Human Ath Mosque - Human Ath Mosque is the biggest amongst the 50 mosques present in Ponnani. The mosque was built in 16th century by Sheikh Zainuddin Makhdoom. He wrote  Kerala’s Muslim early history and this contribution of Makhdom is recognised in the entire country.

     

    Thottungal Masjid - Thottungal Masjid is considered to be the oldest Mosque in Kerala. The mosque was built around 300 years ago by Sheikh Faridudhin. The mosque is also known as Thottungal Palli. The building of the mosque is like a house. The mosque has no minarets and domes; instead it has a pitched roof and clay tiles. The mosque has embellished mogapu (front) and has traditional ridges.

     

    Thrikkavu Temple - The Thrikkavu Temple is an ancient temple, which is devoted to Shri Durga Bhagavath.  This temple is considered as one amongst the 108 Durga temples established by Parasurama in Kerala. It is believed that the name of this temple was derived from "Thrikkani Kaadu ". The goddess of this temple is considered to be “Sarvabeeshtapradhayini”, which means one who grants all wishes. The predominant deity of this temple is Goddess Durga. Here, Bhagavathy (the goddess) is revered in two different forms viz. Durga and Saraswati (the goddess of Knowledge). Besides, there are temples of Lord Krishna, Hanuman, Sasthavu, Sidhi Vinayakan, Upa-Devatha, and Brahma Rakshass. The temple houses a Kshetrakulam, a pond, along with pratishtas of Naga Raja, Naga Yakshi and Naga. There is a temple of Moola Ganapathy located near the pond.

     

    Navamukunda Temple - Navamukunda is an ancient temple situated on the banks of Bharath River in Thirunavaya. The place Thirunavaya is a small village, which is also considered as a pilgrimage centre. The predominant deity of the temple is Navamukundan Vishnu, which exists along with the idols of other deities namely Lord Ganapathy and Goddess Lakshmi. The deity of the temple got its name Nava Mukunda,  since it was the ninth idol, set up in the temple by a group of nine saints called ‘Navayogis’. According to the mythology, the first eight idols set up by them disappeared and the ninth one was already sunk to its knees, which was stopped by chanting mantras. Navamukunda Temple is considered as the major Vishnu temple in Kerala. A ritual called 'Pithru Tharpanam' is held here on the day of 'Amavasi' and ‘Karkitaka&rsquo.

     

    Padinharekara Beach - Ponnani port is at the mouth of River Bharathapuzha. It is the only port in Malappuram District and is considered as the oldest port in Kerala.  In Ponnani, Padinharekara Beach is located in Malappuram, at the end of Tipu Sultan Road. The view of the Bharathapuzha River, the Tirur Puzha River and the Arabian Sea is the main attraction of this beach.

     

    Ponnani Juma Masjid - Juma Masjid in Ponnani is an old mosque located in Malappuram district. The Masjid is also recognised as the ‘Makkah of Kerala Muslims’ and it was set up in the year  1510 by Zainudhin Makhdum, a Muslim spiritual leader.  This mosque was once a centre of Islamic education for the Muslim community in Kerala. As per the records of William (a historian) Logan in Malabar Manual, Juma Masjid was built in 925 Hijrah. The building of this mosque represents a touch of Kerala tradition architecture style. The architect of this mosque was designed by Ashaari, a Hindu artisan who was a good friend of Makhdum. Ashaari converted his religion into Islam and later he was recognised as Ashaari Thangal. The tomb of Makhdum and the Ashaari’s is situated at the same place.

     

    Ponnani Lighthouse - The lighthouse of Ponnani is  close to the south bank of Bharathpuzha River merging with Arabian Sea on the outside of Ponnani town. In 1937, a steel mast was elevated to light oil wick lamp. At present, there is a lighthouse adjacent to the mast site. The lighthouse was built in the year 1983 to provide navigation to the ship.

     

    Bharathapuzha - The River Bharathapuzha traverses into the Arabian Sea at Ponnani. This traversing point acts as a seasonal home to migratory birds and attracts many tourists, especially ornithologists and bird watchers. The site is a temporary home to around 25 varieties of birds.

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