"History, Sights, Infrastructure"

A City in Kerala, India

Interest Measure for Kozhikode

Ideal time to stay:  0 - 2 days

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How is the weather at Kozhikode


Height(Altitude) of Kozhikode from sea level:  47 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  11.2481000°N, 75.7779000°E
Ecosystem:  Coast  

Food, Culture and Language at Kozhikode

Food Availability:  Indian, South Indian 
Regional Language:  Malayalam
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

Why travel Kozhikode?

The history of the district is inevitably intertwined with the history of the city of Kozhikode. The district has a generally humid climate with a very hot season extending from March to May. The rainy season is during the South West Monsoon, which sets in the first week of June and extends up to September.
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8 Places to visit and Things to do in Kozhikode

Kozhikode Beach at Kozhikode

Kozhikode Beach

Kozhikode Beach is a beach on the western side of Kozhikode, situated on the Malabar Coast of India. The beach is accessible through four road overbridges in the city. The beach has paved stones and illumination. There is one Lions Park for the children and an acquarium. Kozhikode beach has always been a prominent place for conducting public meetings.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Backwaters, Kozhikode at Kozhikode

Backwaters, Kozhikode

Kozhikode backwaters are virgin and unspoiled backwaters that provide the visitors to explore the natures beauty at its best. The palm fringed rivulets, lakes and canals offer the guests with perfect houseboat cruising. Explore the picturesque backwater while sailing on a houseboat, observe majestic surroundings and enjoy the tranquil soothing effect of the enchanting backwaters.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Thusharagiri Falls at Kozhikode

Thusharagiri Falls

Two streams originating from the Western Ghats meet here to form the Chalippuzha River. The river diverges into three waterfalls creating a snowy spray, which gives the name, 'Thusharagiri'. The word Thusharagiri means the snow-capped mountain. Of the three, the highest waterfall is the Thenpara that falls from an altitude of 75 metres (246 ft). [1] Thusharagiri offers endless scope for trekking, rock climbing and wild life sanctuary visits.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Beypore Beach at Kozhikode

Beypore Beach

Beypore beach is an ideal beach destination for tourists as well as of historians. Located at the mouth of river Chaliyar about 10 kilometres away from Kozhikode town (Calicut) in Kerala, Beypore was a port of trade and maritime centre in the olden ages. This ancient port had witnessed much trade and transactions of the Arabian merchants from West Asia, Chinese travellers and later Europeans with the local dealers here. One of the major attractions of this place is the existence of the 1,500 years old tradition of shipbuilding industry.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1.5 hours
Kakkayam Dam at Kozhikode

Kakkayam Dam

Kakkayam Dam located in Kozhikode district of Kerala state. About 15 km - to reach dam location from Kakkayam Bus stop. Kakkayam is a picturesque dam site situated in Kozhikode. Teeming with exotic wildlife, this picnic spot offers excellent trekking and rock climbing opportunities. The best time to visit here is between November and April.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 3 hours
Kappad Beach at Kozhikode

Kappad Beach

Kappad (Kappakkadavu) Beach is located 16 km to the north of Kozhikode along the Kannur road at Tiruvangoor. Apart from the fact that it is a beautiful rocky beach with high potential for tourism, it is the site where Vasco Da Gama landed on 27 May 1498 with three vessels and 170 men. A monument erected here commemorates this event. An ancient temple on a hillock, facing the sea, is an added attraction.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1 hours

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Content of this page was last updated at Aug 27, 2016