Thottilpalam is a town in Kozhikode, Kerala. It got its name from ancient times, which means Cradle Bridge as it used to connect Kunduthode with Thottipalam. It is surrounded by Perambra, Thuneri, Mananthavady, and Thodannur. Due to its close proximity to Arabian Sea, it becomes humid. Peringathur and Kozhikode are some of the nearby cities, which are about 30 km and 55 km respectively from Thottilpalam.
Places to Stay
There are some good hotels in Kozhikode, 55 km from Thottilpalam. They are Metro Tourist Home on Mavoor Road (Tariff – Rs.731), Hotel Span on Jail Road (Tariff – Rs.911), and Park Residency Kuttiyadi on NH Bypass Road (Tariff – Rs.1,000).
The official language spoken here is Malayalam.
The important festivals of Thottilpalam are Malabar Mohatsavam held in the month of January, Onam held in August, Jalotsavam during August - September, and Shivarathri Utsavam celebrated in the month of October.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Kozhikode like Pazhassiraja Museum and Art Gallery located 5 km from Kozhikode, Kirtads, a museum displaying tools and equipment by an ancient tribe in Kerala, and the 14th Century Tali Temple.
How to Get There
The nearest airport from Thottilpalam is in Calicut (71 km).
Iringal railway station is the nearest, which is 31 km from Thottilpalam.
Buses are available from Peringathur and Kozhikode. There are many private buses that travel on this route. You need not worry about travelling to bus counters anymore, as you can book online bus tickets through TicketGoose.com.