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Place to See in Kottakkal

Kottakkal is famous for its many Ayurveda centers. The rejuvenating and invigorating ancient Ayurvedic therapies in Kerala are an ideal way to simply pamper yourself. Kottakkal is known as the Land of the Fort in Malayalam. It is famous for Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala and the Vishwambara Temple. Some famous tourist spot of the town are-

Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala-Situated at Eranaud Taluk, Kottakkal Aryavaidyashala is famous both in India and Abroad. Vaidyarathnam P.S.Variar (1869-1946) established this famed center for Ayurvedic treatment, in 1902.This sprawling medical center, spread over 800 acres houses a Viswambhara temple, centers for preparing medicines, sales counters, free treatment centers, medicinal gardens and facilities for research, Dr P K Variar heads the Ayurveda center which has outlets in India and Abroad.

Vishwambara Temple– The Vishwambara Temple is famous for the Kottakkal Pooram festival celebrated in the months of March or April for seven days. The festival is celebrated to honor Dhanvantari, who is the patron god of medicine and health. During the celebration, cultural programs by famous classical artists are also organized in the temple premises.

Manjeri– It lies at the foothills of the Western Ghats nestled in between the Arabian Sea and the Nilgiris.Manjeri hold important place in history of Malabar. It is also one of the Muslim majority area of Kerala state. Majeri has various place of intrest.

Padinharekara– It is a beautiful beach in Malappuram and a famous tourist spot . It offers a fascinating view of confluence of the river Bharathapuzha and Tirurpuzha in Arabian Sea. various migratory bird also gather at this beach

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