(Calicut) travel information, Kerala
Once the capital of
the powerful zamorins and a prominent trade and commerce centre, Kozhikode
(Calicut) was the most important region of Malabar in the days gone by.
Today, lush green countrysides, serene beaches, historic sites, wildlife
sanctuaries, rivers, hills, a unique culture and a warm, friendly ambience
make Kozhikode (Calicut) a popular destination .
Tourist Attraction at Kozhikode:
Krishna Menon Museum
: - Krishna Menon Museum situated at East Hill is five km by bus from
the Railway station / city bus station. Lying adjacent to pazhassi raja
Museum, a store house of knowledge.
Beach : - 1.5 Km from the city.
A place to spend your evening. The sea piers almost 125 years old extending
well inside the sea are specialty. The Lions Club Childrens Park along
with the nearby ice-cream parlours make evenings pleasant for visiting
families. Fishermen with their small rowing boats entering the sea, fighting
the waves and returning with varieties of fish is worth watching.
Beypore : - Situated 11 Km
from the city, off Kallayi road. City buses ply form the city bus station
and Palayam terminals. The hall mark of Beypore is its traditional ship
building yard where the world famous "URU" is build, which has
been a mode of transportation on the high seas for ages.
Kappad : - Situated 16 km from
the city. Buses are readily available from city bus station(New Bus Stand)
you have to get down at Thiruvangure three KM away from beach, a stroll
along the stretch takes you to the beach where, Vasco Da Gama the famous
Portughese traveller alighted four centuries back, in search of the land
of fantasy - India. Beach accommodation at Kappad Beach Resort.
Peruvannamuzhi : - Situated
60 KM from Calicut city. Buses are available from the central bus station.
Places of interest are the dam site, Crocodile farm, bird sanctuary and
facility for boating.
Kakkayam : - 78
km from calicut city. The oorakuzhi water falls and dam site are places
of interest. Direct buses limited from calicut city. No accommodation
Thusharagiri water falls :-
68 km from calicut city via kodancheri brilliant for the famous eye catching
water falls which exhilarates you. Accommodation not available. Buses
to kodancheri are available from calicut bus station.
: - Well known for its serene water falls and nearby lush streams.
You have to catch a bus from calicut to valanthod or koyilpara.
Dolphin's Point : - Here one
can see in the early hours of the morning dolphins playing in the sea.
The beach, 2 km from Calicut town centre is along stretch of tree lined
sand popular with the local people because of the Lions Club park, the
Light House and the two piers - and, of course, the opportunity to enjoy
in the evening breeze.
: - Kozhikode wins a place in the planetarium map of the world. Situate
within city at Jaffarkhan Colony. It reveals the mysteries of universe
and enlightens about the planets and stars. Shows are at 12.00, 2.00,
4.00 & 6.00 PM.
Kalipoika : -
A recreational boating centre within the heart of city can be seen
at Arayadathupalam. Boating in pedal boats and row boats are facilitated
here. Timing 8.00 am - 7.00 PM
Boats : - For luxury boating and exploring pristine back waters of
Kozhikode, House Boats can be availed. The novel concept and excellent
hospitality in this floating palace is worth enjoying, with family and
friends. These are the first fully newly built House Boats of Kerala.
These are stationed at Purakkattiri, close to Purakkattiri Bridge on Ullery
- Perambra road. 10 kms. From Kozhikode.
How to Reach
Nearest airport Karipur (23 km from Kozhikode (Calicut) town) with daily
flights to Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and the middle east. The Chennai
flight also touches Coimbatore and Madurai.
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