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Check out Calicut tourist/tours attractions and read what to see in Kozhikode.

Calicut Tourist Attractions

Ettumanoor Temple CalicutIn this section, we shall tell you about the various tours of Kozhikode. This beautiful city is full of amazing tourist attractions that can be visited as a part of Calicut sight seeing tour. Not only will you find temples, but also museums and of course the lovely coconut-tree fringed beaches. If you are wondering what to see in Kozhikode (Calicut), read on further about Calicut tours.

Dolphin's Point
A beautiful place to visit during the early morning hours in Calicut is the Dolphin's Point. This beautiful beach is located around 2 kilometers from the city center and is a popular place for locals and tourists as one can spot dolphins playing in the sea, early in the morning. The beach is an ideal place to take a long walk and get refreshed in the morning.

Ettumanoor Temple
This legendary Hindu Temple has the famous statue of the Nataraja. Lord Shiva is shown in a dancing pose in which, he is standing on one foot, crushing a demon symbolizing ignorance and evil. A circle of fire surrounds him, which symbolizes the ever-changing universe. The carvings and architecture is splendid and is definitely worth a visit.

Krishnan Menon Museum
The Krishna Menon Museum is dedicated to the famous Indian leader, V.K. Krishna Menon. His personal belongings and souvenir presented to him by great national leaders and friends have been preserved over here. Krishna Menon was a great orator and was the spokesperson for India in the General Assembly of the UN.

Mananchira Square is located in the center of the city and has esteemed establishments like Town Hall, Public Library and the Commonwealth Trust's office. The Commonwealth Trust office is one of the oldest institutions of Kozhikode.

Pazhassi Raja Museum
The Pazhassi Raja Museum is located at East Hill and is managed by the State Archaeological Department. One can find exhibits of ancient murals, old coins and antique statues as well as replicas of temples and stone monuments.

Pookot Lake
Located in Kozhikode, the Pookot Lake is a natural fresh water lake. It is surrounded by meadows and trees on all sides and is an ideal getaway for all those people who crave for calm and tranquil environs.

Thali Temple
Thali temple is located in Kozhikode city center and is an important temple of the former Zamorin Empire of Kozhikode. A famous annual competition of academic skills is held at the Thali temple, which is known as 'Revathi Pattathanam'.