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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Kasaragod (Kerala-India)

Kasaragod: Kasaragod is the land of temples, mosques and churches. It is famous for the art forms Yakshagana, Bombeyatttu and Theyyam. The Bekal fort is of great historical as well as archaelogocial interest.
To reach: Most of the nearby as well as far areas are connected by road; 70 kms from Mangalore airport; 200 kms from Kozhikode airport; 350 kms from Kochi; 550 kms from Trivandrum. Kasaragod does not have an airport and all distances are from the district headquarters.; on the Kozhikode-Mangalore-Mumbai route.
Nearby attractions: Adoor ; Ajanoor ; Anandashram and Nityanandasramam; Ananthapura Lake Temple, Bekal Fort; Bela Church; Bellikoth; Chandragiri Fort; Cheruvathur; Edneer Mutt; Hosdurg Fort; Kammatam Kavu; Kanjan Junga ; Kanwatheertha Beach resort; Kariangode river; Kottancheri hills; Kottappuram; Kudlu; Kumbala; Madhur; Malik Dinar mosque; Maipady palace; Mallikarjuna temple ; Manjeswar; Nellikunnu mosque; Nileshwar; Perne; Posadigumpe; Povval Fort; Ranipuram; Trikaripur; Trikkanad and Pandyan Kallu; Tulur Vanam; Valiyarparamba; Veeramala hills