Places To Visit In Palakkad

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State rank: 22 out of 40 Places To Visit In Kerala

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Here are the top 23 tourist attractions to see in Palakkad:

1. Ottapalam


Must Visit

Ottapalam

4.1

30 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

Situated on the banks of the Bharathapuzha River, or Nila, Ottapalam is a scenic town in Pallakad, also known as the 'land of palm trees'. Ottapalam claims a rich cultural heritage and has hosted quite a few historic events. Earlier, it used to be a major town of the erstwhile Valluvanad, during the...

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2. Parambikulam Tiger Reserve


Must Visit

Parambikulam Tiger Reserve

4.1

12 photos

46 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

Blooming with in rare varieties of medicinal plants, orchids and fauna, the Parambikkulam Wildlife Sanctuary is hailed to be one of the best wildlife sanctuaries in South India.

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3. Palakkad Fort


Must Visit

Palakkad Fort

4.1

10 photos

3 kms
from city center

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3 out of 23
Places To Visit in Palakkad

The Palakkad Fort in Kerala is a beautiful historical monument that has gently integrated its high walls with its surrounding green gardens. One of the most well-preserved forts in the state of Kerala, the Palakkad fort was built in the 1766 AD by Hyder Ali and is now a protected monument under the ...

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4. Silent Valley National Park


Must Visit

Silent Valley National Park

4.1

46 kms
from city center

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4 out of 23
Places To Visit in Palakkad

The Silent Valley National Park, with its lush green forests and beautiful views of the rich flora, is a popular destination for nature and wildlife lovers in Kerala. With its long, detailed history and the unique status of a Rain Forest, this national park is truly a sight to visit. The well-planne...

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5. Jain Temple


Must Visit

Jain Temple

3.5

1 kms
from city center

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5 out of 23
Places To Visit in Palakkad

More than 500 years old, the Jain Temple at Jainimedu is well known for its granite walls which are 32 feet long and 20 feet wide. Located on the south banks of River Kalpathy, this ancient temple is enshrined with the images of Jain Tirthankaras and Yakshinis.

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6. Dhoni

Dhoni

3.1

4 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

Situated 15 km from Palakkad, this idyllic village on the border of Western Ghats on the Northern side is famous for the Dhoni Waterfalls and dense cover of Forests. Trekking is a much favoured activity in Dhoni.

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7. Kalpathy Temple

Kalpathy Temple

3.1

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Kalpathy Temple is a famous temple situated just 3 km away from Palakkad. The temple is mainly renowned for its 7-day Rath Yatra held in the month of November which draws devotees from across the country.

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8. Kanjirapuzha

Kanjirapuzha

3.1

27 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

Nursing a beautiful dam, Kanjirapuzha at 38 km from Palakkad, is surrounded by an evergreen forest of Vettilachola. The fisheries department runs a nursery near the dam which is quite popular among tourists.

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9. Malampuzha Dam

Malampuzha Dam

3.1

7 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

Completed in 1955, the Malampuzha Dam feeds the largest irrigation system in Kerala with a network of canals with a capacity of 115.06 m. This reservoir has the Western Ghats towering over it. Boating and fishing facilities are also available for the visitors.

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10. Malampuzha Gardens

Malampuzha Gardens

3.1

6 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

Offering pedal boat-rides on an artificial canal, this garden lying on the edge of the Malampuzha Dam is famously known as Vrindavan of Kerala. It also houses the famous Yakshi Statue sculpted by the renowned sculptor Kanai Kanhiraman.

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11. Pattambi Nercha

Pattambi Nercha

3.1

51 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

Pattambi Nercha mosque is famous for its annual feast held in February, to commemorate Aloor Valiya Pookunjkoya Thangal. The shrine is situated 61 km away from Palakkad.

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12. Seethargundu Viewpoint

Seethargundu Viewpoint

26 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

Seethargundu Viewpoint is a famous point in the region. It is located on a cliff and offers a stunning view of the surroundings making it a perfect attraction for nature lovers and photographers. The dense forests all around the point are home to monkeys and other wild animals which one can spot, if...

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13. Kannimara Teak

Kannimara Teak

41 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

Kannimara Teak is a part of the Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary. Tourists can access the plantations by safari rides or by trekking through the thrilling trekking trails. The stunning plantations have some of the oldest teak trees found in the world and are often visited by the wildlife thriving in ...

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14. Mangalam Dam

Mangalam Dam

33 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

Mangalam Dam has been built on a tributary of River Mangalam and River Cherukunnapuzha for meeting the irrigation requirements in the region. The dam is a marvellous sight amidst dense forests. The wildlife thriving in the forest region can be spotted around the reservoir often. The region is quite ...

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15. Pothundi Dam

Pothundi Dam

27 kms
from city center

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15 out of 23
Places To Visit in Palakkad

One of the oldest irrigation dams in India, Pothundi Dam is a stunning engineering marvel that has a core wall made of quicklime and jaggery. The dam is built across River Padipuzha and River Meenichiladipuzha forming a reservoir that expands over an area of 30 square kilometres. The serene surround...

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16. Kava

Kava

9 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

Kava is a scenic region surrounded by hills covered in dense forestation with a serene lake. The picturesque site is a treat to nature lovers who visit often for nature walks and treks. The chirping birds, the cool fresh air and the lush greenery make the experience of exploring the attraction an en...

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17. Yakshi Statue

Yakshi Statue

6 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

Yakshi Statue is a famous attraction in the Malampuzha Garden and a beautiful touch to the serene beauty of the garden. It is a stunning stone-carved piece of art created by a famous sculptor named Kanai Kanhiraman.

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18. Siruvani Reservoir

Siruvani Reservoir

20 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

Located on River Siruvani, Siruvani Dam was opened in 1984 to supply drinking water to Coimbatore. The reservoir formed by the dam is called Siruvani Reservoir. The serene water body amidst dense natural vegetation makes it a captivating attraction for tourists.

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19. Fantasy Park

Fantasy Park

4 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

Fantasy Park is a themed amusement park in the region having a wide variety of exciting dry and water rides and slides to suit every age group and everyoneês choice. One of the most fascinating rides is the 16D Cine Magic Ride. Fantasy Park also has a Planetarium to titillate the curious minds, a fo...

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20. Attapadi Reserve Forest

Attapadi Reserve Forest

42 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

Attapadi Reserve Forest is a protected forest area in a valley of the Nilgiri Hills expanding over an area of 250 square kilometres. The region is famous for the breeding the Attapadi Black goats. The beautiful reserve borders the Silent Valley National Park and serves as an informal buffer zone.

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21. Thiruvalathur Randu Moorthy Temple

Thiruvalathur Randu Moorthy Temple

6 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

Thiruvalathur Randu Moorthy Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Devotees believe that the idols are self-manifested and hence, the place is considered to have religious importance for the Hindus. Lord Shiva is believed to possess immense powers and Lord Vishnu helps to balance these p...

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22. Attappadi

Attappadi

33 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

Lying on the foothills of the Silent Valley National Park, located in the Palakkad district of Kerala- is Attappadi. It lies at a distance of 38 kms from Mannarkkad. This place is a perfect vacation getaway if you are a nature lover. It is also a great place to be for those who appreciate wildlife. ...

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23. Chinakkathoor Pooram

Chinakkathoor Pooram

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Places To Visit in Palakkad

The Chinakkathoor Pooram is a festivity which has elephants as its defining feature, and is celebrated each year in the month of Kumbham of the traditional Malayalam calendar. The Chinakkathoor Bhagavathy Temple, situated in Palappuram of Palakkad district of the Indian state of Kerala, is the centr...

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