Malappuram Tourist Places
Malappuram.The hilly district of Malappuram falls among the northern districts in the state of Kerala. Closely bordered by the mountain ranges of the Western Ghats on its east, and flanked by the Arabian Sea on the West, Malappuram has an eventful history with the Zamorins of Kozhikode ruling the region for a significant period in the past. The district has also witnessed several local uprisings against the British rule, and was once a prominent center for Hindu-Vedic learning and Islamic philosophy. Historic monuments, natural attractions, ritual art forms, ethnic cuisine and age-old traditions make Malappuram a unique destination for travelers.
Tirur is the hallowed Thunchan Parambu, the birth place of Thunchath Ezhuthachan, the father of Malayalam language. This stretch of ground has been carefully preserved for posterity with items like the iron stylus used by the scholar and literary giant kept on display. The holy day of Vijayadasami witnesses children being brought here to be initiated into the world of education and knowledge The ancient kanjira tree (Nux vomica) under which he is supposed to have imparted knowledge to his beloved disciples and composed his poems is one of the treasured exhibits here. The memorial also houses a granite Saraswathi Mandapam along with a library of rare manuscripts.
Padinjarekkara Beach (Azhimugam) is a tourist destiny situated at the end of the Tipu Sultan road near Ponnani in Malappuram district. Padinjarekkara Beach offers a breathtaking view of the confluence of the Bharathapuzha, the Tirur Puzha and the Arabian Sea. The beach is famous for bird watching, as migratory birds are often spotted here. You can also find an amenity centre, an amphitheatre and eco shops. Pullimutt is the one of the attracting point in the beach. Parking facilities, Childrens Parks, Cafeterias, streetfoods, Jangar services, lighthouse view and other entertaining services also available.
It is a picturesque town with perfect fusion of Hindu and Muslim values making the place culturally rich. Apart from being an important hub for fishing, Ponnani is also enriched with plethora of flora and fauna. One can witness several migratory and exotic birds, especially during the months of March and May. Lying at the mouth of River Barathapuza, boat races held at the river are quite fascinating to watch. Home to several notable writers and socio-cultural personalities, this extraordinary town is a paradise for vacation makers.
NOOR LAKE, Pachattiri, TIRUR - One of the most important tourists attractive place and an outdoor studio in the Malappuram District, Kerala the Gods Own Country. It is one of the most popular first out door studio in Kerala and in southern India. The green beauty of NOOR LAKE is especially during the monsoons are a wonderful sight. This lake is surrounded by 12 Acrs dense green artificial forests and Tirur River that are home to a wide variety of birds. It is a real feast for the eyes..The park opens on sundays only and there is no charge or entry fee to visit it. To avoid the rush only family is allow to enter the park.