Kappad Beach, Calicut
Kappad Beach, Calicut - Address, Phone Number
Address: Chemancherry P.O, Thoovapara, Kappad, Kozhikode, 673304
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
Timings: 24-hrs Details
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About Kappad Beach, Calicut
The Kappad Beach is a rock-studded beach which is among the famous beaches in Kerela. It also is historically significant as it is mentioned in history and geography texts as the gateway to Malabar Coast. However, more importantly, it served as the landing place for Vasco da Gama and his troop of 170 men.
In memory of that historic day, only a small stone monument can be found on the Kappad beach. Close to the rocks nearby is a temple which is believed to be around 800 years old.
Tourists are simply taken by this quaint and picturesque seafaring town. In fact, the backwaters form the best route to Kappad. To the tourist, this little seafaring town is a haven. The best route to Kappad is along the backwaters. Despite its popularity, the beach is never overcrowded, a welcome relief for tourists and locals who like relaxing there by taking a cool stroll at sunset or just watching the waves crash against the mighty rocks without a care in the world.
Kappad Beach Information
- Wear beach attire.
- Do not litter.
- Carry a camera.
How To reach Kappad Beach by Public Transport
- Proximate to Kozhikode railway station.
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