Thalassery also called the "Paris of Malabar", is a unique blend of Colonial and Indian culture. This town in Kerala stands witness to the dynamical nature of Indian society and history. Understandably, Thalassery receives major tourist footfall all around the year. Courtesy to its special history, it houses many beautiful and awe-inspiring architectural and cultural hotspots. Listed below are a few places to visit in Thalassery.
Tellicherry Fort in Thalassery is one of the most important historical landmarks. This fort ensured that the French supremacy remains intact in the Malabar region.
Built by E.N Overburry, this is a seaside park overlooking the ocean. It offers magnificent views of the Arabian Sea. This tourist destination in Thalassery is frequented by locals and tourist alike.
Old Juma Masjid
Believed to be almost a thousand years old, this mosque is considered as the most beautiful mosque in Kannur district.
Muzhapilangad drive in Beach
This is a drive-in beach that offers mesmerising views of white sandy beaches and the Arabian sea. Owing to low currents, this beach is perfect for swimming.
English Church in Thalassery is estimated to be 140 years old. It is located near Tellicherry fort.
Dharmadam island is located 100 kilometers away from the Dharmadam beach and provides wonderful views of the confluence of the Anjarakandy and Thalassery Rivers.