Malappuram, a city in Kerala was once the military headquarters and also home to the Valluvanad chieftains. This area is known for its lush green forests with flora and fauna. The best time to visit Malapuram is during September to March. Some of the famous tourist attractions around this area are Palakkad, Tirur, Kozhikode and Angadipuram.
Places to Stay
There are budget as well as luxury hotels available in Malappuram. Some of these hotels are Hotel K R Residency (Tariff – Rs.423), Hotel Ruby Residency (Tariff – Rs.429), Hotel Sabrina (Tariff – Rs.774) and Tamarind Nilambur (Tariff – Rs.970).
The official language spoken in Malappuram is Malayalam.
The important festivals celebrated in Malappuram are Maha Shivratri in February, Vishu in April and Onam in September.
Places of Interest
There are many famous places around Malappuram. Some of these include Parappanangadi (28 km), Kettungal Beach (31 km), Perinthalmanna (25 km) and Valanchery 31 km away from this city.
How to Get There
Calicut International Airport is the nearest airport, located 22 km away from Malappuram.
The nearest railway station to Malappuram is situated in Angadipuram, which is 21 km away.
There are frequent buses that connect the city of Malappuram to nearby states. Private bus operators such as Galaxy Xpress offer Volvo A/C buses to Malappuram from Trivandrum.