Things To Do in Malappuram

Activity in Malappuram

Malappuram located amidst Arabian sea on the east, Nilgiri hills on the west, and is bounded by the other Kerala Districts of Kozhikode on the north and Palakkad on the south. Beaches, Backwaters, hills and valleys, ancient pilgrimage centres, the birth place of Malayalam literature, the headquarters of the traditional Indian medicinal system of Ayurveda, all that and more await the adventurous traveler in this northern part of the southern Indian state of Kerala.

AyurvedaKottakkal Arya Vaidya Shala Kottakkal, 13kms from Malappuram, is the premier centre for the traditional classical Indian medical system of Ayurveda with a renowned private institution set up in 1900. It possess a large private hospital, drugs producing centre, herbarium and even an Ayurvedic Medical College.

Beaches– Padinharekara beach located close to Ponnani and at the end point of the Tipu Sulthan road.

Kottakkunnu-Known as Marine Drive of Malappuram is a hill garden. Kottakkunnu park contains an open air auditorium, Lalitha kala academy art gallery, DTPC hellipad, a water theme park etc.

Temples and the Mosques– Kadampuzha in Melmuri village of Tirur taluk, Thirunavaya an ancient and famous temple on the banks of the Bharathapuzha dedicated to Lord Shiva.Trikandiyu an ancient Shiva temple with an idol said to have been installed by Parasurama, is situated close to the town of Tirur.

Valiya Juma Masjid Malappuram: This is an important pilgrim centre of the Muslims of Kerala

BackwatersBiyyam Kayal have a watersports facility recently set up by the D.T.P.C.

Bird SanctuaryKadalundi Bird Sanctuary spread over a cluster of islands covers an area surrounded by hillocks where the Kadalundipuzha flows in to the Arabian sea.

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