Kozhikode is a coastal city in the south Indian state of Kerala. It was a significant spice trade center and is close to Kappad Beach, where Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama landed in 1498. The central Kozhikode Beach, overlooked by an old lighthouse, is a popular spot for watching the sunset. Inland, tree-lined Mananchira Square, with its musical fountain, surrounds the massive Mananchira Tank, an artificial pond.
Calicut Airport is the nearest airport to reach Kozhikode that is approximately 22 km far from city’s heart.
The major railway station is Kozhikode Railway Station which is in the heart of the city.
The major bus terminal of the city is KSRTC Kozhikode and connects to Kochi, Bangalore, Mysore.
The best way to discover a city is to take to the road yourself. NH 544 and NH 766 provide a great connectivity to the city.