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The details about Kozhikode, Kozhikode hotels, Kozhikode resorts, Kozhikode hospitals,infopark Kozhikode, Kozhikode colleges etc are published across many posts in Live Kerala !
Here is a list of quick links to give you more information on all these.The list also includes details about where to stay at Kozhikode ,Kozhikode major educational institutes, Kozhikode univeristy. Also covers healthcare sectors , multispecility hospitals ,tourist spots and shopping malls!

Kozhikode Hotels, Resorts and Tourism

Kozhikode Hotels
Kozhikode Resorts
Calicut / Kozhikode tourist spots
Kappad Beach Tourism

Kozhikode University and Educational Institutions
University of Calicut Results,Calicut University Examination
IIMK,Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode-Academic programs
Kozhikode (Calicut) Arabic /Oriental Title Colleges
NIT kozhikode-nit calicut Courses -National Institute of Technology
Kozhikode (Calicut) Colleges -Arts / Science / Commerce Colleges
Nursing colleges in Calicut (Kozhikode)
Medical , Dental, Pharmacy and Ayrveda colleges in Calicut (Kozhikode)

Kozhikode Hospitals and Healthcare
Calicut Medical College : Information 
Multi Specialty hospitals of Calicut (Kozhikode)

Shopping Malls
Calicut shopping malls !!

IT and IT Parks, Companies
Cyberpark Kozhikode
Software Companies (IT) in Calicut
Kozhikode CyberPark -UL CyberPark - Uralungal IT park Calicut
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Another major institute coming up in Kozhikode.State Institute of Hospitality Management inaugurated at calicut.
Kozhikode already have many major education institutions including IIMK (Indian Institute of management) and NIT (National Institute of Technology).It also has numerous engineering colleges and Medical colleges including the Calicut Medical College (CMC).
There are 50 seats for the three year BSc programme, and the students are selected through an All India entrance test.
The institute will soon have added facilities and would start research programmes in hotel management and hospitality management. Most probably the institute will come up in the west hill area of Kozhikode.
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There are a number of engineering colleges in Thiruvananthapuram district. Also Trivandrum has the prestigious Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology.
Here is a list of Engineering colleges in Thiruvananthapuram.The list may not be complete and accurate

  • College of Engineering Trivandrum (CET), 
  • Government Engineering College (GECB) 
           Barton Hill
  • College of Engineering, (CEAL) 
  • LBS Institute of Technology for Women, 
  • Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology, 
  • Lourdes Matha College of Science and Technology, 
  • Marian Engineering College, 
  • Mary Matha College of Engineering & Technology, 
  • Muslim Association College of Engineering, 
  • M G College of Engineering, 
  • P.A. Aziz College of Engineering and Technology, 
  • Sarabhai Institute of Science & Technology, 
  • Sree Chitra Thirunal College of Engineering, 
  • University College of Engineering, 
  • Rajadhani Institute of Science & Technology, 
  • Evan's institute of science and technology, Trivandrum
  • Pankajakasthuri College of Science & Technology, 
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IIST was inaugurated on 14 September, 2007 by Dr. G. Madhavan Nair, Chairman ISRO.IIST is sponsored by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) under Department of Space, Government of India. Dr. Abdul Kalam, former President of India, is the chancellor of IIST.
IIST offers graduate and postgraduate programs in space science and technology, and also serves as a research center.
IIST Admission Test Trivandrum- ISAT 2010
IIST offers undergraduates B Tech programme in Avionics, Aerospace Engineering and Physical Sciences. IIST also offers post graduate and doctoral programmes to meet the requirements of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).

Currently, IIST functions on a fully equipped campus which is adjacent to Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre located on the Veli Hills, 12 kilometers from Trivandrum Central Railway Station and 4 Kilometers from the Airport. The main campus shall be functioning at Valiyamala, which is 18 kilometers from Trivandrum Central Railway Station.

The institute offers the following academic programmes:

1. Undergraduate Programmes (4 years):
  1. B. Tech (Avionics Engineering) with provision to specialize in Digital Electronics, RF and Microwaves, Control Systems, Software Engineering.
  2. B. Tech (Aerospace Engineering) with provision to specialize in Flight Dynamics, Aerospace Structures, Machine Design and Manufacturing Technology.
  3. B. Tech (Physical Sciences)with space applications in the areas of Astronomy, Earth System Science, Astro-Physics, Planetary Sciences and Remote Sensing.
2. Masters Level Programmes (2 years): The institute will start the following master level programmes from January 2010.
  1. M.Tech in Softcomputing
  2. M.Tech in RF and Microwave Communications
  3. M.Tech in Applied and Adaptive Optics
  4. Research Programme (Ph.D)

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Mohandas College of Engineering and Technology M-CET is affiliated to University of Kerala and AICTE New Delhi. M-CET is a prestigious technical education project from the leading industrial group –The Mohandas Group of companies, Thiruvananthapuram.
The college operates as a self financing college and offers B.Tech as well as MCA course.
The college is managed by V.N. Gangadhara Panickar Memorial trust. The college is affiliated to the University of Kerala and is offering B-Tech Courses of 4 years duration.

 Mohandas College of Engineering and Technology is designed as a Residential Educational Township, M-CET is situated in a 30-acre plot, which is endowed by nature’s naked serene loveliness in bounty. Separate hostel facilities to accommodate 500 boys and girls with spacious furnished single/triple bedded rooms are available inside the campus.M-CET follows procedures and policies of AICTE and ISO and as a part of its quality assurance the college has received ISO 9001: 2000 Certification

Courses offered::

Undergraduate B.Tech programs

  • Biotechnology
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Mechanical Engineering

Post Graduate program

  • MCA (Master in Computer Application)

The collges address:

Mohandas College of Engineering and Technology
Anad PO, Nedumangad
Thiruvananthapuram 695544.

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Thiruvananthapuram means "Abode of Lord Ananta" in Sanskrit and Malayalam.Being the state capital Thiruvananthapuram is the political nerve centre of Kerala.Thiruvananthapuram considered as one of the cleanest cities in India. Thiruvananthapuram , also known as Trivandrum, is the capital of the Kerala State.

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Given below a list of luxuary as well as budget hotels and resorts available in and around Thiruvananthapuram. The details given below may not be accurate. Visit the respective hotel websites or any online booking engine for more details.

Taj Residency, Thiruvananthapuram

C V Raman Pillai Road,

Kovalam Ashok Beach Resort

The Muthoot Plaza
Punnen Road
Accommodation Available from INR:5800

Mascot Hotel (KTDC)
Mascot Hotel (KTDC)
LMS Palayam

Uday Samudra Leisure Beach Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram

The South Park
M G Road
Accommodation Available from INR:3500

Classic Avenue

Estuary Island
Poovar P.O,

Hotel Saj Lucia
East Fort

Hotel Residency Tower
Press Road

Ginger Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram
Technopark Campus Next to Technopark Club House

Isola Di Cocco,

Hotel The Grand Central
Opp Secreteriat

Palmleaves Beach Resort

Keys Hotel

Hotel Pankaj
M. G. Road

The Travancore Heritage Trivandrum
Chowara P.O. Trivandrum

Poovar Island Resort Trivandrum
Offers 6 floating cottages.

Hotel Horizon

The Ruby Arena
Kumarapuram Road

Hotel Chaithram (KTDC)

Jas Hotel

Hotel Marine Palace
NUP Beach Road,

Comfort Inn Grand
Opp. Secretariat,
M.G. Road,

Hotel Ruby Arena
Kumarapuram Road,
Medical College P.O,

Beach and Lake Ayurvedic Resort
Pozhikkara Beach,
Pachalloor P.O.,

The Varikatt Heritage Home

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Kollam district is famous for its cashew trading and processing industry.Kollam district is home to the largest fresh water lake in Kerala the Sasthamcottah lake.About thirty percent of this district is covered by the Ashtamudi Lake, thereby making it a gateway to the Kerala 

 Kollam also known as Quilon is Located 71 km to the north of Thiruvanathapuram Kerala and is an old seaport town on the Arabian coast.

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Here is a list of luxuary and budget hotels and resorts in and around Kollam. The rates given below are approximate and the information may not be accurate.

Aquaserene Resort, Kollam
South Paravoor P.O. Kollam District
Rates starts from INR 6050.

Cambay Palm Lagoon, Kollam
Ayurvedic Spa Resort
Vellimon West, Kollam
Rates starts from INR 3300.

Club Mahindra Ashtamudi Resorts Backwater Retreat, Kollam
Chavara South Kollam Quilon Kollam
Rates starts from INR 6100.

Aadithya resorts Lake side
Ashtamudi Kollam
Accommodation Available from INR:3950

Fragrant Nature Resort, Kollam
Nedungolam P.O. Paravur Kollam
Accommodation Available from INR:6000

South Paravoor P.O. Kollam
Accommodation Available from INR:8000

Valiyavila Family Estate
Panamukkom, Kureepuzha
Perinadu P.O., Kollam
Tariff ranges from From Rs. 1000 To Rs. 3000

The Beach Orchid Hotel, Kollam
Beach Kollam
Accommodation Available from INR:6450

Hotel Sudarsan, Kollam
Parameswar Nagar, Kollam

Kumar Palace, Kollam
Q.S Road Punaloor, Kollam

Nila Palace , Kollam
Nila palace Kollam. Cheerancavuezhukone kollam
Rates starts from INR 1700.

Regant Lake Palace, Kollam
Opp. Foundation Hospital Jn Puthenthura P.O. Neendakara Kollam

Hotel Sudarsan
Parameswar Nagar Kollam
Accommodation Available from INR:600

Xaviers Residency, Kollam

Shah International Hotel
Residency Road,Kollam
Accommodation Price per day: From Rs. 500 To Rs. 1800

Summer House Holiday Homestay
Thirumullawaram Beach
Thirumullavaram P.O,Kollam
Accommodation Price per day: From Rs. 700

Royale Regency Hotel & Convention Centre
Accommodation Available from INR:900

Jays Homestay
Near Prakkulam Boat Jetty
Valiyazhaikam, Kollam
Accommodation Price per day: From Rs. 1500 To Rs. 1500

Apichayan's Cliff Resort
Aryankavu, Kollam
Tariff Range: 300 - 2000

Yatri Nivas
Guest House Compound
Ashramom, Kollam
Accommodation Available from INR:1900

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Kollam also known as Quilon is Located 71 km to the north of Thiruvanathapuram Kerala and is an old seaport town on the Arabian coast.
Kollam district is famous for its cashew trading and processing industry.Kollam district is home to the largest fresh water lake in Kerala the Sasthamcottah lake.About thirty percent of this district is covered by the Ashtamudi Lake, thereby making it a gateway to the Kerala Backwaters.


Kollam Places to visit
Kollam was the capital of the powerful kingdom called " VENAD" which came into prominence in the 9th century A.D.(This image is from wikipedia )

Thirumullavaram Beach
Thirumullavaram Beach is around 6 km north of Kollam town and is a beautiful beach and a picnic centre.

Palaruvi waterfalls.
Palaruvi is one of the well known water falls in Kerala and is situated around 66 kms. away from Kollam.

Aryankavuis around 70 kms. away from Kollam town on the Shencotta road is the pilgrim centre in the mountains "Aryankavu" .


Mayyanad is noted for its shrines and temples. Mayyanad is around 10 km south of Kollam town.

Thenmala is home to India's first planned eco-tourism project.This project is selected by World Tourism Organisation as one of the world's best eco-friendly projects

Sasthamkotta Lake

Santhamkotta is around 29 kms. from Kollam. With the vast fresh water lake spreading over the valleys of several hills, Sasthamkotta lake can truly be called the Queen of Lakes".

Oachira is around 32 kms from Kollam on the national high way.
Oachira is a famous pilgrim center.Oachira Kali is the famous festival celeberated during the month of June.The presiding deity is the "Parabrahma", the absolute reality, the great source of all forms and phenomena which cannot be symbolised by an idol or housed in a temple. Hence there is no temple or idol for the presiding deity here.

"JATAYUPAPRA" in Chadayamangalam on the M.C. road. The main attraction is a huge rock where, it is believed that Jatayu, the giant bird in Ramayana fell after failing in its attempt to stop Ravana from taking Sita away.

Ashtamudi Backwaters
Ashtamudi Lake is the gateway to the backwaters. Located in Kollam District.The Kollam Boat Club provides boat rides on the lake as well as houseboat cruises.

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Alappuzha is also famous for its boat races, houseboat holidays, beaches, marine products, and coir industry.
Alapuzha borders Arabian Sea on the west.During the past decade Alappuzha has grown in importance as a backwater tourist center.
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There are many hotels and resorts in and around Alapuzha apart from the house boats available. There are lots of resorts and hotels ranging from luxury and budget accommodation.
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Here is a list of hotels and resorts available across the most famous places of Alapuzha. The details and rates may not be accurate. The rates given are approximate.

Lemon Tree Vembanad Lake Resort
Jana Sakthi Road | Kayippuram, Muhamma, Alappuzha
Rate : Accommodation Available from INR:6500

Motty's Homestay
Kidangamparambu Temple Street | Thathampally, Alappuzha
Rate : Accommodation Available from INR:5000

Pooppallys Heritage Home

Ilona Lake Resort
Rate:Accommodation Available from INR:8000

Marari Beach Resort
North S.L Puram | MarariKUkulam, Alleppey, Alappuzha
Rate:Accommodation Available from INR:16675

Green Lagoon Resort
Rate: Accommodation Available from INR:32000

Marari Fishermen Village Beach Resort
Alleppey -13, Alappuzha
Rate:Accommodation Available from INR:5000

Palm Grove Lake Resort
N T Ward | Punnamada, Alleppey, Alappuzha
Rate : Accommodation Available from INR:1700

Lemon Tree
Muhama ,Alappuzha
Rate:Accommodation Available from INR:6500

Green Palace Kerala Resort
Chempumpuram P.O., Alappuzha

Lake Palace
Thirumala Ward, Chungam, Alappuzha
Rate: Accommodation Available from INR:8000

Kayaloram Heritage Lake Resort
Avalookunnu PO, Punnamada | Alleppey, Alappuzha
Rate:Accommodation Available from 6000

Punnamada Backwaters Resort
Alleppey, Alappuzha
Rate :Accommodation Available from INR:7000

Kondai Lip Backwater Resort
Ezhupunna ,Alappuzha
Rate: Accommodation Available from INR:2000

Pathiramanal Lake Resort
Muhamma Alappuzha
Accommodation Available from INR:4000

Picasso Castle
Thondankulangara Jn., Thathampally P.O, Alappuzha

Coir Village Lake Resort
Thrikunnapuzha, Alappuzha
Rate :Accommodation Available from INR:4000

Manapra,Champakulam, Alappuzha

Pristine Island
Kovilakom,Kodamthuruth, | Cherthala Alappuzha
Rate:Accommodation Available from INR:4000

Kuttanadu Resorts
Champakulam ,Alappuzha
Rate:Accommodation Available from INR:1500

Riverine Backwater Resort
Rate:Accommodation Available from INR:3000

Pozhiyoram Beach Resort
JRY Road, Thumpoly, Alappuzha
Rate :Accommodation Available from INR:1250

Pagoda Resorts
CCNB Road | Chungam, Alappuzha
Accommodation Available from INR:2200

Riverside Retreat

Varanam post ,Alappuzha
Rate :Accommodation Available from INR:2200

Arakal Heritage
Arakal Heritage, Chethy P.O. | Alleppey, Alappuzha

Alleppey Beach Resorts
Beach Road, Alappuzha
Rate:Accommodation Available from INR:1750

Arcadia Regency Hotel Alleppey
NH 47, Near Iron Bridge, Alappuzha

Alleppey Prince Hotel
A.S Rd (N.H.47), Alappuzha

Orient Venice Inn
Chumgam, Alappuzha

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Alappuzha is a district of immense and natural beauty with vast network of lakes, lagoons and fresh water rivers crisscrossing it.
Alappuzha is also famous for its boat races, houseboat holidays, beaches, marine products, and coir industry.
Alapuzha borders Arabian Sea on the west.During the past decade Alappuzha has grown in importance as a backwater tourist centre.
Alapuzha is popularly known as the 'Venice of the East' because of the vast network of canals,lakes and lagoons.


BY AIR - The nearest airport is Kochi at a distance of 64 km north.
The Trivandrum airport is located 159 km south of Alappuzha.

BY ROAD - Cities like Cochin, Chennai,Trivandrum, Bangalore and Calicut are well connected to Alappuzha.
National Highway 47 goes through Alappuzha connecting it with almost all the nearby places of South India.

BY WATER -Alapuzha is linked by boat and ferry services through the scenic backwaters to Cochin, Kottayam, Kavalam, Changanassery and Chengannur.
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The temperature ranges from 22 to 35°C in summer and 20 to 32°C during winters. The best time to visit Alappuzha is during the winter season. The months from August-September and February-March are ideal for a visit to this place.

Alapuzha Places and attractions

Alappuzha Beach
Alapuzha Beach is one of the most popular picnic spots in Alappuzha.Entertainment facilities at the Vijaya beach park add to the attractions of the beach. There is also an old lighthouse which is greatly fascination to visitors.

Punnamada Kayal and Boatraces
Punamada Kayal the must-visit place of Alappuzha where the annual Nehru Trophy boat race takes place.
Alappuzha district witness amny boat races every year.Apart from Nehru Trophy boat race the other famous boat races are the Payippad near Haripad, the Thiruvandoor, Neerettupuram, Karuvatta and Thaikkoottam boat race.The special snake boats that are used for these races are called Chundan vallams.

Backwater Cruise
Alappuzha is famous for Backwater Cruise and has lot of house boats and resorts are available.

A land of lush paddy fields, Kuttanad is also called the Rice Bowl of Kerala and is one of the few places in the world where farming is done below sea level. The boat trip to Changanacherry passes through this beautiful and fertile region.

Krishnapuram Palace

Krishnapuram Palace built during the reign of the Travancore monarch, Marthanda Varma and displays the typical Kerala architecture-gabled roofs, dormar windows, narrow corridors. The largest mural painting, Gajendra Miksham, is displayed in a museum here.
Krishnapuram Palace is 47 kms from Alappuzha.

Pathiramanal is a small island in the Vembanad Lake. The island is accessible only by boat from Kumarakom and Muhamma.The island is a Birdwatcher's paradise. It is home to around 91 local species of birds and 50 migratory birds.

Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple
14 kms from Alapuzha.
Constructed in the typical Kerala architectural style, this temple is famous and renowned for the Palpayasam, the daily offering of sweet milk porridge. The temple's main festival occurs in March/April. It was in this temple that the 16th century poet Kunjan Nambiar staged his first Ottan Thullal, a solo dance performance with high social content.

Arthunkal Church
Arthunkal is a small seaside village, about 8 kilometers west of Cherthala and 22 kilometers north of the Alappuzha town.Arthunkal is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Kerala. It is considered as a holy land by hundreds of thousands of devotees, of Christian as well as other faith. The annual feast of St. Sebastian is held here in the month of January. The feast of St. Sebastian in Arthunkal is a grand celebration extending for two weeks.

Edathua Church
Edathua Church Situated 24 kms. away from Alappuzha.
Established in 1810, the church is dedicated to St. George. It is believed that prayers and offerings at this church help to heal all mental disorders and other ailments.Edathua Church celebrates its feast during the month of May (5th, 6th, 7th of May) during which pilgrims from all parts of South India, irrespective of caste and creed, visit the church and seek the blessings of the saint.

Chettikulangara Bhagavathy Temple
Chettikulangara Kettukazhcha festival at this temple draws large crowds of devotees.The festival is held in Feb./Mar. and colourful procession is taken out.

A short distance from Alappuzha is Punnapra, a village which has gone down in history as the scene of a bitter and heroic fighting between the communists and Travancore State Police in the Punnapra Vayalar Communist uprising of 1946.
The interpretation of this incident is still debated. These are the memorial of the martyrs located in Alappuzha near Kalarcode.

Mararikulam Beach
12 Kms. from Alappuzha.
Mararikulam houses a quiet beach and has an adjoining fishing village. Pool, tennis, water sports and Ayurvedic treatment facilities are available here.

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