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7 Reasons Why Malappuram Is Where You Should Be This New Year's Eve

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Here's why you should take a trip to Malappuram right now. HolidayIQ Travellers share tips and tricks.

7 Reasons Why Malappuram Is Where You Should Be This New Year's Eve:

  1. Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary, Malappuram (Kerala)
  2. Kottakunnu, Malappuram (Kerala)
  3. Biyyam Kayal, Malappuram (Kerala)
  4. Nedumkayam, Malappuram (Kerala)
  5. Padinharekara Beach, Malappuram (Kerala)
  6. Trikandiyur Temple, Malappuram (Kerala)
  7. Valiya Juma Masjid , Malappuram (Kerala)

1. It Has The Beautiful Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary

It Has The Beautiful Kadalundi Bird Sanctuarysource: wikimedia

Providing shelter to over 100 and 60 varieties of native birds and migratory birds respectively, the sanctuary attracts tourists for witnessing rare species of avian fauna. Migratory birds such as terns, seagulls, sand plovers, sandpipers, green shanks and turn stones can been seen in the sanctuary during the months starting from October to March. 

2. The Ruins In Kottakunnu

The Ruins In Kottakunnusource: holidayiq

Mainly known for the ruins of an old fort, this place can jog your memory through time.

HolidayiQ Traveller Muhammed says, "Kottakunnu Park is located in the middle of Malappuram Town. Just the place where I can go out for a walk alone or with friends. Thumbs up to the organisers for keeping the park well and beautiful. Parking facility is also there which adds to the positives."

3. Biyyam Kayal - Your Alternative Backwaters Getaway

Biyyam Kayal - Your Alternative Backwaters Getawaysource: nativeplanet

Known primarily for the boat races organized during Onam, this place has numerous houseboats where one can relax amidst backwaters.

HolidayIQ Traveller Raaj says, "Biyyam Kayal is one of the beautiful backwater lake in Malappuram. The guide said that the boat race is held there during the national festival of Kerala."

4. Nedumkayam Is Nature In Its Full Glory

Nedumkayam Is Nature In Its Full Glorysource: wikimedia

One of the main attractions in the forest is the wooden rest house built during the colonial period. This wooden rest house offers a panoramic view of the animals, particularly elephants and deer grazing in the forest. Tourists can also have a picturesque view of the green surroundings.

HolidayIQ Traveller Raaj says, "This is one of the beautiful and dense forest in Kerala with a splendid variety of flora and fauna. An integral part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, this area is ideal for trekking. The trucking enjoyed a lot. We can see some of the animals that are not much present in world here."

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5. Where Would You Find A Beach Cleaner Than The Padinharekara Beach?

Where Would You Find A Beach Cleaner Than The Padinharekara Beach?source: flickr

This is one of the cleanest beaches you'll ever find in India! 

HolidayIQ Traveller Raaj says, "It's a beautiful view seeing three water bodies meeting in the sea. The sand on the beach is white surrounded by swaying palm grooves at seashore. I think it is a famous tourist spot in Malappuram. We get a relaxing environment here. The bathing at beach enjoyed a lot."

6. The Small Yet Beautiful Trikandiyur Temple

The Small Yet Beautiful Trikandiyur Templesource: holidayiq

The temple is one of the most popular pilgrimage spots of this area. Considered to be one of the eight viraattanams or avadharams of Lord Shiva, the ancient shrine belongs to Dharmapuram Aadinam Mutt. The temple houses an idol of Lord Shiva, which was believed to be installed by Parasurama. Apart from this, idols of three Tamil trinities namely, Appar, Sundar and Thirugna are also enshrined in the sanctum of the temple.

7. Valiya Juma Masjid Is An Important Mosque In The Region

Valiya Juma Masjid Is An Important Mosque In The Regionsource: keralawindow

HolidayIQ Traveller Raaj says, "This is an important pilgrim centre of the Muslims of Kerala. It was built during the British government. It is a historical place to study old India but the place is not protected by the government now."

The views above are collated from opinions expressed by travellers on www.holidayiq.com

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