Places to Visit in Kozhikode(Calicut)
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. Kappad - Kappad see shore is famous because Vasco Da Gamma landed here in 1498 from Europe. Kirtads - Special museum that shows us glimpses of the past. The main area of concern in the Museum is The Kerala tribe communities of the ancient times. You can find many tools and weapons that were used in the era of the Kerala. In addition, there is a vast anthropological library and an archeological library that has much information on the past history and tribal life styles of ancient India. Korapuzha - venue of the Korapuzha Jalotsav (water festival) Kozhikode Beach - hundred years old lighthouse and the two crumbling pier Kozhippara Water Falls - Ideal location for trekking and swimming ,with river side forests ,situated in Kakkadampoyil on the Malappuram -Calicut District border,can reach there by road. Krishna Menon Museum - dedicated to late V K Krishna Menon, the former Foreign minister and Defence minister of India. Lion's Park - Situated just next to the famous Calicut Beach. A great theme park with many rides for the children as well as many attractions for the parents. Lion's Park has the very good view of the sunset that is unparalleled in many places. Mananchira Maidan - The palace tank of King Mana Vikrama, still used as venue of various festival. Payyoli - historical place, old fort and mosque of the Kunjali Marakkar. Pazhassiraja Museum - copies of ancient mural paintings, antique bronzes, coins, temple models and megalithic monuments.