Area: 2,206 sq. km population: 2,613,683 Altitude: Sea level
North touches Kannur, east Wayanad, south Malappuram districts and west Arabian Sea. Prize catch of foreign countries for trade.
(1) Cheruvalli Narayanan Namboodiri (Astrologer).
(2) Ramakrishnan Namboodiri (Astrologer).
(3) U K Namboodiri (Astrologer).
Palayam: In the heart of town. Market. Largest in Kozhikode district. Mohiadeen mosque nearby.
Mananchira Square: In the heart of town. Located Mananchira Tank. The erstwhile ruler of KozhikodeSamuthiri’s private bath tank known as Manachira Tank is is the Square.
Mushkael Mosque: Near Manamchira Square. Located Kuttichira Tank.
Kuttichira Tank: Near Mushkael Mosque. Considered sacred by Muslims and Hindus alike.
Muchandi Palli (Mosque): Near Mananchira Square. Very famous.
Jamaat Palli: Near Mananchira Square. Accommodates over 1000 prayers.
Mithati Theruvu (Sweetmeat Street): In the town. Famous for Kozhikoden halwai. A mouth watering sweet delicacy made of maida flower and sugar in various colours.
Kozhikode Beach: Near the city. Beautiful.
Thali: In the town. Famed Thali Temple.
Regional Science Center: In the city. On Indira Gandhi Road. Science Park. Planetarium. Aquarium..
Athulya Ayurvedic Medical Research Centre: In the town.
Valiangadi: Between Beach and town. Fish trade centre.
Thekkepuram: Near Valiangadi. Special culture Muslims dominated. Unique wedlock social culture.
CVN Kalari: At Nadakkavu. Within the town. Imparts training in marshal arts.
West Hill: In the town. Varakkal Sri Durgadevi Temple.
Govindapuram: 3 km from town. Veliyanadu Devi Temple. Famous.
East Hill: 6 km from town. Pazhasi Raaja Museum and V K Krishna Menon Art Gallery. Antique handicrafts, wall paintings. So on.
Uralloor: Near the town. Aranya Ayurveda Vaidyasala.
Kallai: 4 km south of Kozhikode. Asia’s 2nd largest timber trading center. Famous Kallai River close-by.
Chevayur: 9 km from Kozhikode. Kerala Institute of Research and Development of Scheduled Tribes and Castes (Kirtards). Tribal museum. Tribal study centre.
Beypore: 10 km south of Kozhikode city. At Chaliar river moutj. Famous for Uru make.
Feroke: 14 km south of Kozhikode. Karuna Ayurvedic Hospital.
Kanhilassery: 18 km from Kozhikode on NH 17 towards Kannur. Kanhilassery Temple. Festival in February/March.
Kappad Beach: 16 km north of Kozhikode. Spectacular picnic spot.
Elathur: North of Kappad. Arabian Sea and Korapuzha river joint.
(1) Karapuzha River merges in Arabian Sea. Exciting sight.
(2) Mussel and shellfish largely in sea-river joint.
Koilandy: 8 km north of Elathur
(1) Nityananda Ayurvedic Hospital.
(2) Pisharikavu Temple. Famous.
Payyoli Beach: 14 km north of Kappad Beach. Beautiful. Sporting Sprint queen P T Usha hails from this village..
Kunhali Marikar’s Residence: 5 km from Payyoli. Naval Captain of Samuthiris. Heritage structure.
Iringal: 7 km from Payyoli. Historic place. Zamorin’s Naval Captain Kunhali Marakkar born here. His home a preserved monument.
Pisharikavu: 2 km north of Koilandi and 28 km north of Kozhikode. Pisharikavu Temple. Famed for murals. Festival in April/May.
Kadalundi: 25 km from Kozhikode. Bird Sanctuary. Migratory birds aplenty.
Koduvalli: 28 km from Kozhikode. Ponangathur Subramanya Temple.
Thikodi: 30 km from Kozhikode. A light house here offers breathtaking view of sea, verdant plain and hills.
Thusharagiri Waterfalls: 48 km from Kozhikode. Highly scenic. Serene Streams and hills.
Thusharagiri: 50 km from Kozhikode. Near Vythiri in Wayanad district. Trekking paradise. Exotic scenic beauty. Spices, rubber, arecanut plantations.
Peruvannamuzhi Dam: Away from Kozhikode. Amidst picturesque mountains.
Kakkayam: Not far away from Peruvannammuzhy. Beautiful. Dam. Jungles co-exist with wildlife.
Vadakara: 48 km from Kozhikode. Thacholi Othenan’s birth place. Hero of Vadakkan Pattu.
Peruvannamuzhi: 50 km from Kozhikode. Dam. Verdant hills.
Lokanarakavu: 54 km from Kozhikode. Lokanarkavu Temple. Famous. Intricate carvings. Splendid murals.
LEADING AYURVEDA PRACTITIONERS IN KOZHIKODE
Karuna Ayurvedic Hospital, Cheruvannur, Feroke, Kozhikode.
Aranya Ayurveda Vaidyasala, Unellloor, Kozhikode.
Nityananda Ayurvedic Hospital, Kothamangalam, Koilandy, Kozhikode.
Athulya Ayurvedic Medical Research Centre, Kottamparambu, Kozhikode 670008.
Aryavaidya Vilasini Vaidyasala, W & C Hospital Road, Kozhikode 673001.
Kairali Vaidyasala, Karanthoor, Kozhikode.
Mattusmi Hospital & Unani Ayurveda Vaidyasala, Puthiyara, Kozhikode 673004.
PVS Vaidyasala, Kakkodi, Kozhikode 673613,
Sreesankara Ayurveidic Vaidyasala, Pallath, Kakkodi, Kozhikode 673611, 91-496-2260255.
V S Vaidyasala, Main Road, Rayarangath, Vadakara, Kozhikode 673101.
Valiyeri Vaidyasala, Narikunni, Parannur, Kozhikode.
Harivihar Ayurvedic Heritage Home, Vilathikulam, Kozhikode.