Odathil Mosque

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  • Address: Thlassery, Kannur, Kerala, India
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

Initially owned by the Dutch as a sugarcane garden and later changed hands and went to the British East India Company, it is locally known as the Odathil Palli or the Garden Mosque. There was a man then called Musakaka who belonged to the Keyi Family of Thalaserry and worked for the British. He was very honest and trustworthy and thus loved by all. The British once decided to reward his honesty and loyalty and thus decided to gift him the sugar garden as his reward. It was him who constructed the mosque in ‘Karimbin Odam’ which means sugarcane plantation and thus the Mosque came to be known as the Odathil.

The temple had copper plate roofing with gold dome in minor. These are similar to the styles of Brahmonical tradition. There was opposition arising against the use of a gold dome as it was a privilege enjoyed by the Hindu temples. The king Zamorin granted permission for the gold dome which shows the high level of secularity. All Muslims can pray here and the adjoining crematorium can be used only by the people of the Keyi Family.

This is a place which is still used for worship and the domes are of gold and a copper alloy. There is a pretty garden adjoining the mosque as well. The best feature is the traditional Keralite architectural style. The temple is located in the heart of Tellicherry. It has three entrances all connected to the main roads.

  • Non Muslims are not allowed inside the mosque.
  • Photography is not allowed inside the mosque.

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  • Odathil Mosque Address: Thlassery, Kannur, Kerala, India
  • Odathil Mosque Timing: 24-hrs
  • Odathil Mosque Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Odathil Mosque(preferred time): 05:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Odathil Mosque: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 54.19% of people who visit Kannur include Odathil Mosque in their plan

  • 42.11% of people start their Odathil Mosque visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Odathil Mosque

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Odathil Mosque

People normally club together Muzhapillangad Beach and Dharmadam Island while planning their visit to Odathil Mosque.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • One of the oldest masjid in thalassery and it is situated in calm and quiet place near logans road .

  • Olden golden mosq in thalassery

  • Great grand mosque

  • Amazing prayer and antique architecture...Friday prayer available

  • Fascinating place

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