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This naturally first-rate land of Kerala is more popular as God’s very own Country. Kerala may serve as the most captivating state of the Indian subcontinent. Kerala is a home to many wonderful creations of different characteristics. These natural marvels exquisitely depict this mythical property of God. Quite a few destinations show off the growing continuing development of Kerala. One involving such destination is definitely Kasaragod that elegantly stands out from the others. Kasaragod was once known to the Arabs by the name Harkwillia. Kasaragod was an important trade center.Duarte Borbosa, the Portuguese traveler who visited Kumbla, near Kasaragod in 1514, recorded that rice was exported for coir to Maldives.

In Kasaragod a major attraction of the district is the Theyyam festival which is the only place in the world where this unique ritual is practiced. Other important festivals in the area include Onam, Vishu, Eid UL Fitr, Eid UL azha and Christmas.The city is synonymous as the land of seven languages which typically are Malayalam, Beary, Tulu, Kannada, Konkani, Marathi and Urdu. All these languages are spoken by significant portions of the population. English has a wide acceptance as well, largely due to the influences of colonialism and, more recently, tourist.

Kasaragod is a semblance to the old sod of Gods, beautiful and mesmerizing beaches, cool, oozing and splashing rivers, beautiful green hills, and magnificent forts. Situated in northernmost Kerala, Kasaragod still manages to attract a large number of tourists in all seasons, from across the world. The city manages to maintain a long list of visitors because of its eternal serene ambience caressing in plush greenery, soothing waterways, and picturesque vistas of the engulfing Western Ghats and the enchanting Arabian Sea. Rivers, namely Talapadi and Trikaripur, flowing through this small town, add to its ambrosial aura. The place is also popular for its coir and handloom industries.

Kasargod Weather and best Time to Visit

Kasaragod has a diversity of climate. In the plains, the climate is generally hot. In this region heat is oppressive in the moisture laden atmosphere of the plains. Humidity is very high and rises to about 90 percent during the south-west monsoon. The annual variation of temperature is small.
The south-west monsoon starts towards the end of May or the beginning of June, heralded by thunderstorms and holds till September when the rain fades out. October brings in the northeast monsoon. Dry weather sets in by the end of December. January and February are the coolest months of the year. March, April and May are generally very hot.The best time to visit Kasaragod would be between September and January.

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