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Calicut

Calicut,Kerala

Calicut

Attractions

Kappad is the place where Vasco da Gama set foot for the first time when he came to India on May 27, 1498. There is a small stone monument at the beach to commemorate that event.


Pazhassirajah Museum is located on the East Hill. It is run by the State Archeological Department. Ancient mural paintings, antique bronzes, old coins, models of temples, and megalithic structures are on display here.


Situated next to Pazhassirajah Museum is an art gallery displaying paintings of Raja Ravi Varma.


Dolphin's Point is a good place to watch dolphins playing in the sea early in the morning. On this beach are also situated Calicut Town Center, Lions Club, and a lighthouse.


Two crumbling piers, more than hundred years old, stand out into sea at Kozhikode beach. The beach is easily accessible from the city and provides a good view of the setting sun. The place also has a Marine Life Aquarium open whole day.


The Science Planetarium at Jaffarkhan Colony is the best place to unravel the mysteries of universe and enlightens about the planets and stars.


The Science Center has an interesting array of games, puzzles, and scientific gadgetry, which can keep a person busy for the whole day. The planetarium and Science Center are in the same complex.


Mananchira, which was the palace tank of King Mana Vikrama, has been now turned into a traditional architectural splendor with carpeted green grass and surrounded by ethnic buildings. The place also has a musical fountain.

 

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Calicut,Kerala

More info on the city

Calicut or Kozhikode is situated in the south Indian state of Kerala on the southwest coast of the Arabian Sea.Basking in the idyllic setting of the serene Arabian Sea on the west and mesmeric peaks of the Wayanad hills on the east, this district has all the required ingredients to fascinate a tourist.Calicut is a haven of natural beaches, backwater plateau, rivers, lakes, trekking opportunities, and coastlines.


                                                    
                    
Hotels near Calicut

The Gateway Hotel Beach Road

The Gateway Hotel Beach Road at Calicut (Kerala, india) (earlier known as "Taj Residency") is Located at 26 km from Calicut airport and minutes from the fragrant Spice Market, the Taj Residency is close to the city's bustling and energetic commercial centre.


Best Price: Rs. per day

WelcomHotel Raviz Kadavu, Resort And Ayurveda Spa

Kadavu Resort is a Five star resort located at just 15 kms from Calicut, Kerala, South India. This luxurious Resort cum business hotel is located in a sprawling nine-acre plot along the side of the backwaters, a charming location with groves of swaying, graceful coconut palms facing the dancing ripples on the water.


Best Price: Rs.0 per day

Harivihar

Harivihar is a royal heritage homestead located in Calicut (Kerala - INDIA). Harivihar is a 150-year-old royal mansion which was restored as a heritage homestead .


Best Price: Rs. per day


  
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