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Kozhikode Travel Guide

Kozhikode, also known as Calicut is the second largest city in Kerala. It is situated 410 kilometres from the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram. Earlier the spice trade base, this modern city attracts tourists with famous lighthouses, manmade pond and modern entertainment squares.
Major tourist attractions include Manachira Square, Kozhikode Beach, Beypore Beach, Tali Shiva Temple, and Art Gallery. Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary and Sarovaram Bio Park are places good for boating and educational visits. The best time to visit is in the months between December and March. Malabar Biriyani and Kozhikodan Halwa are the popular mouthwatering delights of Kozhikode.
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GETTING THERE

How to Reach Kozhikode
Kozhikode on the Malabar Coast served as an important centre of trade and commerce in the yesteryear. Kozhikode gained historical importance with the discovery of sea route to India in 1498 by Vasco Da Gama. Surrounded by lush green hills and golden beaches, Kozhikode gained historical importance over time. Attractions like Kozhikode Beach, Thusharagiri Waterfalls and Kirtads Museum delight travellers. The city enjoys excellent road, rail and air connectivity with rest of India.
 
How to Reach Kozhikode by Air
 
Karipur airport, also known as Calicut International Airport, located around 23 km away from the main Kozikode town serves the coastal city. Daily flights from cities like Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kochi, Hyderabad, Delhi as well as Middle Eastern countries serve Kozhikode. Passengers can avail local vehicles to travel to Kozhikode city from the airport.
 
How to Reach Kozhikode by Road
 
Kozhikode is well connected to other cities like Mangalore, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Chennai, Bangalore, Coimbatore etc. by road. Though road network is fairly extensive, yet the road trip is quite comfortable. Kerala State Road Transport Corporation as well as a large number of private buses connect Kozhikode to important cities of the south. Day and night bus service is available.
 
How to Reach Kozhikode by Rail
 
Kozhikode has its own railway station. The railway station connects the city to other important Indian destinations like Mumbai, Delhi, Mangalore, Chennai, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Hyderabad amongst others with a good number of mail and express trains. 

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Please suggest budget hotels near railway station in Calicut.
Our hotel is just 2km away from railway station,Bus stand.We are also 30meters away from Calicut beach.All best rated hotels are near by us.
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What are the specialities of the local cuisine in Kozhikode? Please recommend some good authentic restaurants.
Varieties of Kozhikode Dum Biriyani and sea food. Paragon, Bombay, Mezban, Zain's are some best restaurants in the town.
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From Calicut airport to king fort hotel which is the best mode for travel?
taxi is the best mode, or airport to byepass take auto and many buses available in Kozhikode city bus stand and get auto to king fort ..
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What are the best places to eat in Kozhikode?
kozhikode is famous for non vegetation. my first choice is rahmath famous for bhiriyani 2nd option jubily
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Is prepaid taxi available for Wayanad?
Greetings from Hotel Copper Folia, Dear guest, Pre-paid taxi services are available from Calicut . Regards, Biju Kaippacheri..
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