Kozhikode Tourist Destinations
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Kozhikode is the historical place of Kerala where the Portuguese navigator Vasco Da Gama discovered the sea route to India in 1498. Read to know about the Kozhikode tourist destinations.
Kozhikode, formerly known as Calicut, is one of the well – known districts in the state of Kerala. It lies on the south-west coast of India with its headquarters at Kozhikode town. This is bordered by Kannur and Mahe to the north, Wayanad to the east, Malappuram to the south and the Arabian Sea to the west. The district has a generally humid climate with a very hot summer season. This district found a place in the world of history with the discovery of sea route to India in 1498 by Portuguese navigator Vasco De Gama. Some of the well – known Kozhikode tourist destinations are Kozhikode Beach, Manachira square, Thusharagiri falls, Kappad Beach, Kuttiyadi dam, Beypore Port, Krishna Menon museum and a lot more. It has four taluks and 12 block panchayats.
How to ReachKozhikode district is well – connected to all the major cities and towns of the state. This place can be easily accessed by all means of transport.
There are nearly 7 railway stations in this district. Out of these 7, Kozhikode railway station and Vadakara railway station are the major ones.
If the visitors prefer airways then Calicut international airport is the major airport of this district.
Kozhikode district is properly connected to the national highways. NH 966, NH 66 and NH 766 pass through this district. Also, the state highways (SH) 28, 29, 54 and 34 connect this district to all the other districts of the state.