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Here are the top 43 tourist attractions to see in Kozhikode:

1. Backwaters in Kozhikode


Must Visit

Backwaters in Kozhikode

4.2

3 kms
from city center

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1 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Spread across long stretches of the Arabian water, these beguiling backwater lagoons are a sight to withhold. However, they are well known for its cruises on houseboats which offer an enthralling experience.

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2. Kozhippara Falls


Must Visit

Kozhippara Falls

3.4

38 kms
from city center

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2 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Easily accessible by roads, Kozhippara Falls are situated on the borders of Kakkadampoyil on the Malappuram -Calicut District divide. Providing a stunning sight, these falls are best known for its friendliness to swimmers and trekkers.

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3. Thikkoti Light House


Must Visit

Thikkoti Light House

3.5

31 kms
from city center

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3 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Said to be built on the remains of a shipwreck, the Thikkoti Lighthouse is one of the major attractions of Kozhikode. Located on a rocky shoreline, the place is best known for the scenic views it offers as well as several species of nomadic birds.

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4. Thusharagiri Waterfall


Must Visit

Thusharagiri Waterfall

3.4

38 kms
from city center

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4 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Lying in the Western Ghats of Kozhikode district in Kerala, Thusharagiri Fall cascades down as three waterfalls. Located in a small tribal village, the name of the falls means ???snow covered mountains'.

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5. Kakkayam


Must Visit

Kakkayam

4.2

34 kms
from city center

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5 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Its a dam site located in Kozhikode of Kerala state surrounded by lush greenery .The distance is about 15 km from Kakkayam Bus stop. There is a forest office at top . You need to take permission from the official authories before going ahead. Cameras are not allowed near Dam area. 'Orakkuzhi' is a w...

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6. Beypore


Must Visit

Beypore

4.2

9 kms
from city center

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6 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Beypore , an ancient port town in Kozhikode formerly called as Vaypura / Vadaparappanad. The famous ruler of Mysore , Tipu Sultan, named the town "Sultan Pattanam".Beypore port was historically famous for trading with the Middle East. It is one of the oldest ports in Kerala. (br) The place is also p...

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7. Sweet Street (Mithai Theravu)

Sweet Street (Mithai Theravu)

3.1

1 kms
from city center

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7 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

A popular hub to gorge on sweet delectables, the Sweet Street is one of the busiest place to shop in Kozhikode. It remains open till 9 in the night.

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8. Lion's Park

Lion's Park

3.1

1 kms
from city center

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8 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Located next to the light house on Kozhikode beach, this theme based amusement park for children is known for its thrilling rides and beautiful views of the sunset.

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9. Beypore Beach

Beypore Beach

3.1

11 kms
from city center

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9 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Located at the mouth of the Chaliyar River, 10 km from Kozhikode, Beypore Beach is famous for its Ship building yard more than 1500 years old. During the trading days of Arabs and Chinese, and later the Europeans, this was one of the most important fishing harbours.

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10. Elathur

Elathur

3.2

10 kms
from city center

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10 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Surrounded by a lake on one side, and a river on the other, Elathur is a quaint little village with serene surroundings. The place is also a paradise for seafood lovers as you will be served with some of the best seafood, fresh-water fishes and toddy to complete the beach-side experience.

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Best Sightseeing and Tourist Attractions in Kozhikode

11. Mananchira Square

Mananchira Square

3.6

16 photos

1 kms
from city center

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11 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Fed by a natural shower, Mananchira is a man-made freshwater pond surrounding which is the astounded complex, Mananchira Square. The pond was built in around 14th century as a bathing pool by the feudal ruler of Kozhikode, Zamorin Mana Vikrama whereas the Mananchira Square was opened in 1994. Previo...

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12. Peruvannamuzhi Dam

Peruvannamuzhi Dam

3.2

35 kms
from city center

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12 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Situated 60 km off Kozhikode, the Peruvannamuzhi Dam is a beautiful place surrounded by verdant greenery. The reservoir here offers speed boat and row boat ride across the 'Smaraka Thottam' - a garden built in the memory of freedom fighters in the region.

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13. Vellari Mala

Vellari Mala

3.2

48 kms
from city center

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13 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Meandering along the rocky terrain is a tributary of River Chaliyar called Kanjirapuzha. This water body forms many beautiful waterfalls and brooks at various points of its journey, which is a treat to your eyes.

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14. Canolly / Canoli Canal

Canolly / Canoli Canal

3.2

3 kms
from city center

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14 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Canoli Canal, also called the Elathur Kallai canal was commissioned by the former collector of Malabar, R. Canolly. Its construction was completed in the year 1848 and it was till 1950 that it remained a busy trading port.

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15. Kappad Beach

Kappad Beach

3.7

12 photos

16 kms
from city center

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15 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Kappad or locally known as Kappakadavu, is a famous beach near Kozhikode (Calicut), India, where the Portuguese explorer Vasco Da Gama landed on 20 May 1498. His voyage established the sea route from Europe to India. This heralded the arrival and permanent route from Europe to India. This heralded t...

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16. Kallai River

Kallai River

3.2

3 kms
from city center

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16 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Now reminiscent of the bygone era of timber trade, the Kallai river once fed the timber hub- the second largest timber trading centre in Asia after Japan.

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17. Kadalundi bird sanctuary

Kadalundi bird sanctuary

3.2

16 kms
from city center

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17 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Home to over 100 species of animal-life; Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is famous for the wide variety of fresh water fishes that can be sighted in the river here.

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18. Tali Temple

Tali Temple

3.1

1 kms
from city center

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18 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Tali Temple is one of the oldest temples in the region. It is popular for its five different religious ceremonies performed every day. The Malayalam New Year is the best time to visit the temple.

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19. Kozhikode Beach

Kozhikode Beach

3.7

23 photos

1 kms
from city center

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19 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Famous for its sunsets, Kozhikode Beach commemorates the beauty of the colonial era with its lighthouse and two dilapidated piers which are more than 100 years old.

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20. Art Gallery

Art Gallery

3.2

4 kms
from city center

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20 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

If you are a Raja Ravi Varma fan, then this museum is definitely your paradise. And if not, you can still appreciate the Indian themed paintings using western style techniques of oil on canvas and the life-like form of European Art.

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21. Juma Masjid

Juma Masjid

3.1

7 kms
from city center

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21 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Situated at Kuttichira in Kozhikode, this mosque can be traced back to 14th century. It has the capacity to accommodate around 1000 worshipers at a time.

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22. Pazhassiraja Museum

Pazhassiraja Museum

3.2

4 kms
from city center

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22 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Pazhassiraja Museum located on East Hill has been named after the great Pazhassiraja Kerala Varma of the Padinjare Kovilakom of the Kottayam Royal Family. The museum is famous for its various archaeological remains such as antique bronzes, ancient paintings and the historical umbrella stones etc.

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23. Matri Dei Cathedral

Matri Dei Cathedral

3.1

3 kms
from city center

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23 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Matri Dei Cathedral, built in Roman style of architecture is one among the older churches of Malabar. It traces back its history to 1513 AD and houses a 200-year old Portrait of St. Mary. It is also referred to as Mother of God Cathedral.

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24. Krishna Menon Museum

Krishna Menon Museum

3.2

4 kms
from city center

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24 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Dedicated to the famous leader V.K. Krishna Menon, this museum chronicles several episodes from the freedom movement in India in parts.

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25. Mishkal Palli Mosque

Mishkal Palli Mosque

3.1

2 kms
from city center

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25 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Believed to be constructed around 700 years ago at Kuttichira, Mishkal Palli Mosque was named after Nakhooda Mishkal. He was an Arab merchant who established this mosque, which doesn't have any minarets making it unique.

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26. Payyoli

Payyoli

3.2

33 kms
from city center

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26 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Another idyllic village off Calicut, Payyoli is famous for its beach that passes through the sea. One will also find a famous Trikkottur Perumalpuram Temple located there dedicated to Lord Shiva.

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27. Muchundi Palli

Muchundi Palli

3.1

1 kms
from city center

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27 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

This 13th century mosque with beautiful wooden carved ceilings and double tiled roofs is built in unique temple style of architecture. The mosque is well known as Sheikh Zainuddin Makhdoom II's mosque, who is the author of the famous book Tuhafat Ul Mujahideen.

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28. HiLite Mall

HiLite Mall

6 kms
from city center

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28 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Located on the Palazhi bypass in the Malabar region of Kozhikode, HiLite Mall is the largest mall of North Kerala. Second largest in the state and amongst the biggest malls in the country, the gigantic shopping complex sprawls over a huge area of 1,400,000 square feet (130,000 m2).

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29. KIRTADS

KIRTADS

3.2

4 kms
from city center

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29 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Lying 7 km from Kozhikode, the Kerala Institute for Research, Training and Development of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, is a museum that chronicles tribal lives of Kerala.

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30. Focus Mall

Focus Mall

1 kms
from city center

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30 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Centrally situated in the heart of Kozhikode city, Focus Mall is the largest of its kind and is supported by HiLite Builders, AP Group and Vee Kay Group. Sprawling over an area of 250000 square feet, the five floored mall functions on ultra modern techniques to provide an enriching experience to its...

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31. Lokanarkavu Temple

Lokanarkavu Temple

42 kms
from city center

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31 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Situated in Memunda in the Kozhikode district of Kerala, Lokanarkavu Temple is a revered Hindu temple and an ancient heritage site. The name Lokanarkavu is a derivation of the Malayalam word Lokamalayarkavu; lokam meaning world, mala meaning mountain and kavu meaning grove.

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32. Azhakodi Devi Temple

Azhakodi Devi Temple

1 kms
from city center

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32 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Situated in the heart of Kozhikode city in Thiruthiyadu, Azhakodi Devi Temple ( also known as Azhakodi Devi Mahashekthram) is one of the most ancient and renowned Devi temples. The presiding deity is ‘Bhadrakali’ poses in a calm disposition.

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33. Valayanad Temple

Valayanad Temple

3 kms
from city center

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33 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Situated in Valayanad near Kozhikode, Sree Valayanad Devi Temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagvathy or Goddess Parvathy. Believed to have been built in the 14th century by Zamorins, the temple has unique architecture and is different in plenty of aspects from all other Devi temples in the area.

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34. Sargaalaya Kerala Arts & Crafts Village

Sargaalaya Kerala Arts & Crafts Village

39 kms
from city center

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34 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Located near the beautiful backwaters of Iringal near Vadakara in Kozhikode district of Kerala, Sargaalaya Kerala Arts and Crafts village is a wonderful initiative by the Department of Tourism, Kerala.

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35. Varakkal Temple

Varakkal Temple

4 kms
from city center

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35 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Located at the West Hill in town area, Varakkal Temple is the 108th and also the last Devi Temple built by Lord Parshuram, the legendary founder of Kerala. A common myth states that Lord Parshuram ploughed this area in order to make the Devi appear in front of him.

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36. Regional Science Centre & Planetarium

Regional Science Centre & Planetarium

1 kms
from city center

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36 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Situated in the JafferKhan Colony in Kozhikode district of Kerala, Regional Science Centre and Planetarium functions NCSM, Government of India. Sprawling over a vast 4000 square metres of land, the centre aims at encouraging and propelling science.

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37. Sarovaram Bio Park

Sarovaram Bio Park

2 kms
from city center

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37 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Located in Kottooli near Kozhikode, Sarovaram Bio Park is an enthralling venture taken up by the government to conserve the rich mangrove forests and wetlands of Kerala. Situated adjacent to Canoly Canal, the bio reserve has been developed on an eco-friendly theme.

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38. Indian Business Museum

Indian Business Museum

11 kms
from city center

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38 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Inaugurated in 2013 by the then HRD Minister Pallam Raju; and sprawling over a vast 23000 square feet, Indian Business Museum is located in Kozhikode district of Kerala. With an objective to safeguard and perpetuate the rich business history of India, the museum showcases the business ordeals of our...

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39. Crown Theatre

Crown Theatre

1 kms
from city center

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39 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

One of the oldest movie theatres in Calicut, Crown Theatre is situated on the Town Hall Road in Manachira, Kozhikode. The theatre has now been renovated with better sound systems, latest technologies and a twin theatre has been added. The movie is one of the most popular recreation spot among locals...

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40. Deepanjali Lamp Museum

Deepanjali Lamp Museum

5 kms
from city center

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40 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Deepanjali Lamp Museum is possibly the only lamp museum of India. Located in Puthiyangadi, Kozhikode, the museum houses an extensive collection of lamps dating back to the 19th century including primitive brass lamps, wick lamps, indian heritage lamps, gas lamps, cart lamps etc.

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41. Uru Shipyard

Uru Shipyard

0 kms
from city center

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41 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Uru Shipyards are the majestic ship making arenas in Beypore near Kozhikode. The shipyards are popular for manufacturing huge Dhow-type wooden ships (also known as •Fat shipsê) with a bulging belly. The shipyard is in a coastal area and the adjacent part of the ocean is frequented by beautiful dolph...

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42. Parapally Beach

Parapally Beach

24 kms
from city center

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42 out of 43
Places To Visit in Kozhikode

Located at a distance of 27 km from Kozhikode, Parapally Beach is a popular local beach destination. Lined with palm trees and golden sands, the beach offers mesmerising views of the orange sunset.

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