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About Kozhikode

about Kozhikode

Getting bored of daily routine cumbersome life – full of tensions and problems!! Eagerly longing for a trip to the awesome and serene place of the country, so no need to waste more time in making a search!! As your search ends to Kozhikode!! Though, the name sounds eerie, but the place is quite mesmerizing for sure.

 

Kozhikode, also well-verse as Calicut, is a beautiful city of Kerala having marvelous enclosures of lush green vegetation and is enveloped by the Arabian Sea. Other than knowing as a tourist hub, the city is also quite renowned as a business and commercial center. History of this astonishing destination is also very long and interesting and was declared as the capital city of the Zamorins which remains for long time. It was Vasco-de-Gama who granted this place a title of best trading port for the silk, spice and many other things and he came to this place in 1498.

 

In reality, the place got its name Calicut from “Calico”, a hand woven cloth. Kozhikode is one of the best towns in Kerala having abounds of attractions in its core for inviting tourists from all over the world. Like, one would really love to enjoy witnessing immaculate beaches, gigantic hills, small hamlets, ancient monuments, exciting wildlife sanctuaries and gorgeous lakes. Among such attractions, the must-sees are the Kappad Beach, Beypore Fort, Thusharagiri waterfall, and many more. Kozhikode is also famous for its backwaters and has lots of trekking areas too.

 

The best time to explore this pristine and compelling place of Kerala is between September and May. During this time period, the temptation of the place reaches out of this world and beyond your expectation. Shopping in Kozhikode is also one of the tasks of interest and for that; tourists will find innumerable markets having so many shops with their best collections of articles. 

Kozhikode Fast Facts

City: Kozhikode

District: Kozhikode

State: Kerala

Country: India

Known As: Keralite

Famous for/as: Backwaters

Best Season: Sep - May

Summer: 20 to 37°C

Winter: 15 to 33°C

Rain: Jul - Sep

Area: 82.68 km2

Altitude: 1 m (3 ft)

PIN Code: 6730xx

STD Code: 0495


Kozhikode News Papers

Malayalam: Malayalam Varikha, Malayala Manorama, Kerala Kaumudi

English: Kerela Next, New Kerela, General Daily

Languages: Malayalam, English

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Culture
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