KOZHIKODE, India

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  1. About kozhikode

    Kozhikode is a coastal city in the south Indian state of Kerala. It was an important spice trade center and is situated close to Kappad Beach, where Vasco da Gama the Portuguese voyager landed in 1498. The central Kozhikode Beach is overlooked by an ancient lighthouse, is an admired spot for seeing the sunset. Inside the city you will find tree-lined Mananchira Square, which has a musical fountain, surrounding the enormous Mananchira Tank, which is an artificial pond. You will love the smell of spice all round the city. The people and the climate of the place will also be loved by you.

  2. Who should visit the city?

    Anyone

    Best time to visit (months)

    Season-1 : April - July | Season-2 : October - March

    How to reach?

    By Road

    The KSRTC bus services make traversing within the city easy. Travelers can reach Kozhikode through roadways from Trivandrum, Kochi, Coimbatore, Mangalore and Bangalore.

    By Train

    The city is well connected to all the major cities with its network of railways. There is a railway station in Kozhikode that operates several trains.

    By Air

    The Karipur International Airport popularly known as Calicut International Airport is 23 km away from the Kozhikode. The airport has access to flights from Calicut to major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kochi, Hyderabad and to other important cities of the world.

    Weather

    Summer

    Min Temp: 25°C - Max Temp: 35°C

    Monsoon

    Min Temp: 20°C - Max Temp: 30°C

    Winter

    Min Temp: 20°C - Max Temp: 25°C

    Language spoken

    English,Hindi,Malayalam

    Best fair, festivals and attractions

    Malabar Mahotsavam, Jalotsavam and Shivarathri Utsavam are some of the major festivals of Kozhikode.

    STD Code

    0495

    State

    Kerala

    Country

    India

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