Kozhikode (Calicut) attractions

Mosque in Kozhikode (Calicut)

Miskhal Masjid

Around 2km southwest of Mananchira Sq, this 650-year-old mosque is an attractive (mostly) wooden four-storey building supported by impressive wooden pillars, topped by traditional sloping-tile roofs and painted in b…
Church in Kozhikode (Calicut)

Church of South India

This bright-white church opposite Mananchira Sq was established by Swiss missionaries in 1842; its unique European-Keralan architecture features a three-tiered tower with a German-style pointed steeple.
Hindu Temple in Kozhikode (Calicut)

Tali Temple

Dating back to the 14th century but restored in the 18th century, Calicut's major temple is dedicated to Shiva and open only to Hindus.
Landmark in Kozhikode (Calicut)

Mananchira Square

The former courtyard of the Zamorins, this large central park still preserves its original spring-fed tank.
Beach in Kozhikode (Calicut)

Calicut Beach

The city beach, 1km west of the city centre, is enjoyable for a sunset promenade stroll but not really a place for swimming.