Blessed by nature at its best, Palakkad is situated at the foot of the Western Ghats. The tourists are bound to appreciate the mesmerizing beauty of nature. One must travel to Palakkad Kerala to explore its rich cultural heritage and natural beauty. Palakkad was earlier known as 'Palghat'. If you are traveling to Palakkad during the November, witness the celebrations of Kalpathy Ther. Visit the gramams and temples while exploring Palakkad.
Tourist Attractions in and around Palakkad
Established in 1766 by Hyder Ali of Mysore, Palakkad Fort is located in the heart of the town. The fort is also known as 'Tipu's Fort' and has a functioning jail. Travel to Kollam and visit this colossal construction.
As you travel to Palakkad Kerala, don't miss a visit to the Jain Temple. The temple is situated on the banks of Kalpathy River and is believed to be built about 500 years ago by Inchanna Satur, who was a Jain head. The temple displays an excellent Dravidian style of architecture.
The temple, dedicated to Bhagvathy, is a nice tourist attraction in Palakkad. The mere sight of the evening aarti will evoke the feelings of devotion and purity.
It is the highest peak in Palakkad and has plantations of coffee and tea.
Malampuzha dam garden
Malampuzha dam is constructed on the river Bharathapuzha for irrigation purpose. Spend some quality time with family and pals here. The site has a garden, children's park and boating facility.
Silent Valley National Park
Wildlife lovers are promised of an extraordinary holiday experiences in Palakkad. Plan an excursion to the Silent Valley National Park (80 km away). The evergreen forest is home to exotic species of animals and plant.
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