Kasaragod  is a city in the northern end of Kerala in India.
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One of the major attractions of the district of Kasargod is the
Theyyam festival– it is one of the only places in the world where this unique ritual is practiced.
Kasaragod is by no means culturally homogenous, however. Other important festivals in the area include Onam, Vishu, eid ul fitr, eid ul azha and Christmas.
Kasaragod is often described as the land of seven language, as Malayalam, Beary, Tulu, Kannada, Konkani, Marathi, Urdu are all spoken by significant portions of the population. English has a wide acceptance as well, largely due to the influences of colonialism and, more recently, touris
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The nearest airport is
Mangalore in Karnataka State about 65 km away. The nearest International Airport is Kozhikode (Calicut) 200 km away.
Alternatively you can go to
Kochi International Airport,  or Thiruvananthapuram airport with direct flights from the Middle East, Singapore, Maldives and Sri Lanka, then catch train or bus to Kasargod. Or you can go to Chennai (Madras), Bangalore, Mumbai (Bombay), Delhi, or other Indian cities and then by train.
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Kasargod and Kanhangad are well connected and serviced by rail to all major cities in India like H.Nizamudeen, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Jammutawi, Gandhidam, Jaipur, Pune, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Mangalore, Kochi, Chennai, and Bangalore.
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You can also reach Kasargod by bus from big cities like Kozhikode, Mangalore, Kochi, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram, Chennai, Mumbai, Coimbatore, Mysore, Goa as the KSRTC (Keral State Road Transport Corporation) and many other private bus operators are there to transport you.
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Kasaragod is well connected with the road networks, including NH17 (from Mumbai-Cochi), SH (Kasaragod-Kanhangad). Thus has access to major cities like Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Kozhikode, Chennai, Bangaluru, Coimbatore, Mysore, Shimoga, Koorg, Goa.
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Bus - local bus service system is cheap serving passengers at Rs ₹6 per km. Private and KSRTC are available
Autoricksha - this is cheap way of transportation facility between attractions and have the minimum fare of Rs 15 and Rs 5 addidtion to every kilometres
Taxi - local taxis are also available at cheap rates varying from Cars,Jeeps,Tourist buses
Car - there are many rental companies offering cars with drivers or self drive
Walk - many places of attractions are near by other so you could walk between them
House Boats - at places like Bekal, Kottappuram, Valiyaparamba you can have a journey by houseboats in the lake.
calicut To kasaragod 200 km on road
Siva Temple, . Adoor Famous for ancient where legendary Kiratha Yuddham a battle between Arjuna and Lord Siva took place. edit
Madiyan Kulom Temple, . Ajanoor kalashat theyam date edit
Anandashram. Spiritual centre. edit
Lake Temple, , Ananthapuram . The largest and best preserved fort in the state. edit
famous Bekal Fort, ( bekal fort near bekal juntion kasargod NH17). edit
Bekal Hole Aqua Park. Pedal boats and water cycles. edit
Bela Church. Gothic style Roman Catholic church. edit
Bellikoth. A cultural centre. edit
Chandragiri Fort. 17th century fort. edit
Veeramala Hills, . Cheruvathur A picnic spot, ruins of 18th century Dutch fort. edit
CPCRI. Central Plantation Corps Research Instituite. edit
Sankaracharya tradition art and learning center, . Edneer Mutt edit
Govinda Pai Memorial. Native place of the greatest Kannada poets of modern time. edit
Kammatam Kavu. An evergreen forest associate with Kammadam Bhagavathi Temple. edit
Kanjan Junga. An artist village. edit
Kanwatheertha Beach Resort. edit
Kottancherry Rain Forests. edit
Mud Fort, . Kottappuram Build by the Nileshwar Rajas. edit
Kumbla Temple. Sri krishna temple. edit
Srimad Anantheswara Vinayaka Temple, . Madhur edit
Madiayankulam Temple. Famed for Bhutha Dance (pootham) festivals in May/June and December/January. edit
Maipady Palace. Palaces of Kumbala Rajas. edit
Malik Dinar Mosque. Thalankara,Kasargod and its one of the famous Dargas in south India.It is one of the first ten mosques in India edit
Nellikunnu Mosque. Famous for Uroos edit
Nityanandasramam. Spiritual centre for all edit
Padanna Theme Village. The ultimate theme village where one can have a look of hunting fish, stay ,food etc. edit
Perne. Place 28 Muchilottu Bhagavathi temples, The mass marriage at the time of Pooram festival in the month of Meenam is a unique feature of this temple. edit
Pallikere Beach, ( Very close to Bekal Fort). edit
Posadigumpe, ( Dharmathadka 30 KM north-east of Kasargod). An ideal picnic centre. edit
Povval Fort, ( Kasargod-Mulleria route about 10 KMs from Kasargod). edit
Ranipuram Hill Stations, ( 48 KMs east of Kanhangad). edit
Sree Mahalingeswara Temple. edit
Trikaripur. Famous for T.S.Thirumumbu of Thazekkattu mana, poet and freedom fighter. edit
Trikkanad. Ideal place for adventurous swimmers and famous Pandyan Kallu temple. * This temple is famous for "Baliyidal - Pithrutharpanam". * It face towards the sea. edit
Tulur Vanam ( a.k.a Kekulom). edit
Valiyaparamba back Waters. Scenic backwater. edit
Thurthi is a scenic island on the Chandragiri River. It is privately owned and accessible with the permission of the owners.
It's famous for its sweets like
Holiga. Here is a partial list of some popular dishes:
Steamed food - Puttu, Iddali, Idiyappam, Ada
Fried food - Fish fry, Fried bananas, bajji (fried chillies)
Deserts - Payasam (rice, wheat, or coconut), Pickled mango
In Kasaragod one can have coconut water, coconut water made toddy, juices of different fruits.
hotel city tower. edit
Vivanta by Taj Resorts, . It is five star resort by Taj hotel network edit
It is five star resort by lalit group
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