This Home Stay provides a Five Star facility at affordable price. Rooms are self content with AC and attached bathrooms. There is terrace seating, Barbeque area, private portico, library, childrens games and more. Located in a quiet residential and serene area with greenery all round. You will be woken up by chirping birds, get to view them and ideal for morning walks.
Calicut/Kozhikode is one among the worlds must visit destinations and we arrange packaged local tours and sight seeing.
The rooms are with AC and attached bath, has TV, Wifi, Coffee/Tea maker, etc. The first floor is exclusively reserved for guests offering lot of privacy, where there is a common seating, a Library, a Terrace seating to the front for bird watching, a terrace seating at the back for Barbeque, smoke zone etc.
At the ground floor there is again a shared seating area, dining area and kitchen. The lawn and garden around the house gives a feeling and look of a resort.
The mornings can be with a cup of coffee on the terrace and probably sighting birds. And for couples, they can order for a candle light dinner with typical local cuisines.
There is a library where guests could just laze reading.
There are lot of theme restaurants around with variety of local foods that the guests should try.
The Villa is located in an area where there are lot of trees around and where they can look forward to a serene sorrounding and get to watch birds in the mornings and evenings.
The place is ideal for morning walks and a quiet place to relax.
Calicut/Kozhikode is not on the map as a holiday destination for many. This serene place is a world within a world and has everything right from hills to rivers to waterfalls to back waters to beaches and forests. It has a clean unpolluted atmosphere with lot of greenery all around and one of the must visit place for all throughout the year.
For those Adventurous, the terrain offers all excitements like mountain climbing, trekking, kayaking, fishing, swimming, boating and then you have all the historical places to see, the age old Temples, Mosques & Churches, Art Galleries & Museums.
Kerala is known for the Ayurveda Alternate medicine which has been in practice for more than 5000 years and Calicut Kottakkal Ayurveda are pioneers in this. Look forward to visiting them for various therapies and treatments.
Places to see in Calicut.
Mananchira Square is a historical place, now converted to a recreation center, in the heart of Kozhikode City.
This historic place, adjacent to Manachira has been converted as a park with beautiful plants, artificial hill, shrubs, sculpture, an open-air theatre and a musical fountain. The Palace Tank of former King Mana Vikrama here is a display of fine architecture. The corporation of Kozhikode manages Mananchira Square.
The renovated square today houses important structures such as Commonwealth Trust Factory, Town Hall, Lalitkala Academy Hall, Jama'atpalli Mosque and Muchhandipalli Mosque, the oldest in Kerala.
This is the venue of Malabar Mahotsavam held from Jan 13th to 16th every year, which is a cultural festival that showcases centuries old rich cultural heritage of Kerala. Musical concerts, kathakali, mohiniyattom, ottanthullal, koothu, theyyam and Thira are staged during the festival.
Kozhikode Beach is a favorite place to watch sunset. Its natural beauty makes it a dream place to visit.
Kozhikode Beach has two piers, each more than 100 years old. There is a lighthouse that offers stunning views of the seashore and the Arabian Sea. Here the water is muddy and not really a good place for swimming. However, the shore is relatively wide and an ideal place for spending an evening.
The Lions Park is very close to the Kozhikode beach, has good play facilities for children. Marine Aquarium near the beach is also a good place to visit. Many food stalls are available near the beach.
Beypore Beach is located at the mouth of the Chaliyar River. Now an important port and fishing harbor, this place was also an important trade and maritime centre during the days of the early Arab and Chinese travelers and the Europeans.
The Beypore Beach is a commercial center for ship building and has existed here for more than 1000 years. This boatyard is famous for making a distinctive ship vessel known as 'Uru'. One of the major attractions at Beypore is its magnificent 2 km long stone bridge called as Pulimoodu, built entirely of stones, making a pathway into the sea.
Nearby attractions in Beypore are fishing harbour and Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary (7 kms). Beypore is little close Madras Trunk Road.
Kappad beach is one of the most charming Kerala beaches and Historic where Vasco da Gama the Portuguese landed on Indian soil on 27th May 1498 along with 170 men.
There is a monument on the beach that commemorates the landmark event of Vasco da Gama's arrival. This marked the beginning of a new era in the relationship between the Indians and the Portuguese which lasted for 4 to 5 centuries.
The beach is ideal for relaxing and playing around with sand. Devi Temple, which is believed to be 800 years old, is situated on top of a rock near the beach. Karappula River at Elathur close to the beach is a good place for boating. Sunset is a great site to watch here, in the combination of Sea and River.
Thali Temple is a 14th century temple dedicate to Lord Siva located in the heart of Kozhikode City.
This temple was destructed by Tippu Sultan and Hyder Ali during their invasion of Kozhikode and was later renovated. The two storied sanctum has artistic stone sculptures and wood carvings with scenes from the puranas. Very high walls and an expansive temple pond are some of the specialties of this temple. The temple complex also houses a shrine for Lord Krishna.
The temple is well known for the 'Revathi Pattathanam', an annual competition of pedagogic skills. The annual festival is celebrated for 8 days in the month of April / May.
Mishkal Masjid / Kuttichira Mosque
Mishkal Masjid (also known as Kuttichira Mosque) situated in Kuttichira was built by an Arab businessman called Mishkal in 13th century.
This mosque is built extensively with wood and Italian tiles. The entire structure is supported on 24 carved wooden pillars and there are 47 wooden doors. Nearly 300 people can pray in the ground floor alone. A strong influence of Kerala temple architecture can be seen in the construction of this mosque.
A unique feature of the mosque is a square tank, similar to those in temples. A part of the mosque was destroyed by the Portuguese in 1510. The local ruler has helped in defending and repairing the mosque. The mosque was initially a 5 storied, but after the destruction, it remained as a 4 storied structure.
KIRTADS is an Ethnological Museum which houses the tools and devices used by the ancient tribal communities of Kerala.
It houses a large collection of artefacts, costumes, jewellery, household utensils, nets and traps, wood carvings, agricultural tools, musical instruments, and ceremonial paraphernalia of all the Tribal communities in Kerala. It was established in 1973 with an objective to collect a wide range of items of cultural materials from the tribes in order to assist and guide researchers and students perceiving tribal studies.
The Museum also offers information about related publications and tribal music. A good library with books on Anthropology and Sociology is an added attraction.
Valayanad Temple dedicated to Goddess Durga is situated in Govindapuram. This temple is famous for its architectural beauty.
The Poojas are performed in Kashmiri way of rituals. Lord Siva, Ayyappa and Ganapathy are also worshipped here.
The annual festival is celebrated for 8 days in the month of Makara (January). Annadana program during the festival is very famous.
Varakkal Temple dedicated to Goddess Durga is located in West Hill, very close to NH17 towards Mangalore. It is believed that this temple is one of the 108 Devi temples built by Parasurama.
Ganapathy, Dakshinamoorthy and Ayyappan are also worshipped at this temple.
The Navarathri festival is celebrated in a grand manner in the month of September. The main festival of the temple is the Vayu Bali. This temple was once a promotion centre of art and cultural activities of Malabar.
Sri Kanteswara Temple
Sri Kanteswara Temple dedicated to Lord Siva is situated just behind KSRTS Bus Stand in Kozhikode. This temple was established by the great spiritual leader Sri Narayana Guru in the year of 1910.
This is one of the famous temples in Kozhikode and several thousands of devotees visit this temple very year. Lord Subramanya, Lord Ganapathi, Sree Dharma Shastha, Maha Vishnu, Bhagavathi and Navagraha are also worshipped in this temple.
Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary
Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary (locally known as Kadalundi Nagaram) is located at Malappuram (near Beypore). The sanctuary is situated on a cluster of small islands in Kadalundi River.
The sanctuary is inhabited by more than a hundred species of residential birds and about 60 varieties of migratory birds. It is also known for a wide variety of Fish, Mussels and Crabs. Birds like terns, gulls, herons, sandpipers, whimbrels and other exotic birds are most common species at this place.
The sanctuary covers an area of about 3 Sq. Kms and it is a place of great scenic beauty. The Kadalundi River meets the Arabian Sea near this place. December to April is the best time to visit this place. Visit in early hours of the day for best sighting of the birds.
Mother Of God Cathedral
Mother of God Cathedral was built in 1513 AD in Roman style of architecture. It houses a portrait of Mother Mary, which is over 200 years old. The church is one of the famous pilgrim centers in the region.
This church is the Headquarters of the Latin Catholic congregation in Malabar. Built in the Gothic style, the church is a tribute to the beauty of Italian architecture and the skill of Indian craftsmen. It is said that Italian architects were brought to Kozhikode to design the church.
Muchunti Mosque situated at Kuttichira is the oldest mosque in Kozhikode.
The construction techniques and architectural are in typical Kerala style with Islamic in theme. This mosque (along with many other in Kozhikode) great resemblance to the typical Hindu temple complex with pillars, ventilators and huge tanks, as well as decorative features such as stylized floral carvings and geometric designs.
Krishna Menon Museum & Art Gallery
Krishna Menon Museum & Art Gallery is located on the East Hill in Kozhikode.
The Museum & Art Gallery was established in the year 1975 and named after the great India leader Mr. V.K. Krishna Menon. Along with the personal belongings and souvenirs of Mr. Menon, the paintings of Raja Ravi, Varma and Raja Raja Varma are also exhibited here. There are also few specimens of wood and ivory carvings. The art section also has few Kerala mural paintings and modern painting. A collection of stone sculptures is also on display in the art section.
For those adventurous Thusharagiri Waterfall is one place to explore. This water fall on the Chalippuzha River is an exotic place, dense forest all round with wild life. This is an ideal place for trekking, hiking and more. Its pleasant weather throughout the year make it an all-time holiday destination.
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Kozhikode, Kerala, Hindistan