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Tourist places in Kasargod (Kasaragod)

Kasaragod has many places which has immense potential as tourist destinations. The Bekal fort, which is of great historical and archaeological interest, is the largest and best preserved of its kind in the district and in the Kerala state.The district has many other famous tourist centres apart from the internationaly famous Bekal fort & beach.There are also places which can be converted to attract the tourists.The main tourist places in Kasargod are given below.
1.Bakel : Read more about Bakel here:Bakel,Bekal Fort,Kasargod-Kasaragod Tourist Places...
2.Kottencheri Hills
Kottencheri hills is near Konnakkady in Hosdurg taluk. These mountains are full of dense forests, meadows and medicinal plants.This rain forest is near Konnakkad 30 KM north- east of Kanhangad. Beautiful picnic centre and ideal for trekking. Thalakkaveri in the Brahmagiri mountain of Coorg is near this hills.Kottancheri Hills is a part of the Western Ghats in Kasaragod District.

3.Ranipuram (Madathumala)
Ranipuram is 80 kms away from Kasargod which is 48 kms east of Kanhangad.The place resembles Ooty and is an ideal place for trekking.Two Tourist cottages are available at ranipuram and can accomodate ten to 15 persons.
4.Adoor
45 KMs east of Kasargod town. Adoor is famous for the ancient Siva temple believed to have been founded by Arjuna.
5.Nileshwaram
This is the cultural centre of this district.Nileshwar was once, the seat of Nileshwar Rajas, who are the patrons of art and culture for centuries. Nileshwaram Palace today functions as the folklore centre of the Archeological Department of the state. In and around there are several Kavus where nature, God and man commune serene silence. Major among them is Mannan purathu Kavu, where the grand finale of the annual temple festival of the region takes place.
6.Kottencheri Hills
Kottencheri Hills is near Konnakkady in Hosdurg taluk.30 kms north east of Kanhangad, Kottancherry, which is a forest area and is ideal for trekking.Thalakkaveri in the Brahmagiri mountain of Coorg is near this hills.Thalakkaveri is a renowned pilgrim center and is near the Karnatak border.
7.Valiyaparamba Backwaters
30 kms from Bekal, is a beautiful backwater stretch in Kerala. Valiyaparamba is 5 KMs south west of Cheruvathur separated from the mainland by back waters. One of the main tourist spots of the District. This is an island in the Arabian Sea.
8.Pallikere Beach
Pallikere Beach is situated 1 km from Bekal Fort, this enchanting beach offers a spectacular view of the Bakel fort.
9.Kappil Beach
Kappil Beach is situated 6 kms from Bekal fort.The Kodi Cliff nearby offers a panoramic view of the Arabian Sea.
10.Verramala
Verramala hills have the ruin of a Dutch fort, built in the 18th century.Veeramala Hills is a small mountain in the Kasargode district. Verramala situated near Cheruvathur.
11.Chandragiri fort
Chandragiri lies three kms. south of Kasargod town. Chandragiri fort is said to have been built in the 17th century by Sivappa Nayak of Bednore, who established his authority over the area and built a chain of forts. The Chandragiri river, on the bank of which it rises, marked the traditional boundary between Kerala and the Tuluva Kingdom.
12.Anandashram & Nityanandasramam
These are the two notable asramams in Kasargod district.
Anandashramam, situated about five kms. east of the Kanhangad Railway Station, was founded in 1939 by Swami Ramadas.The Nityanandasramam, which is situated on the hillock about half a km. south of the Hosdurg taluk office, was founded by Swami Nityananda.
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