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Thalassery

, Kerala

(Thalassery is also known as Tellichery / Tellicherry / Thallassery)
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State: Kerala
District: Kannur
Famous for/as: Beaches
Languages: Malayalam, English
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Summer 24-36°C, Winter 20-32°C
Altitude: 0 m
Pincode: 6701xx
STD code: 0490
Thallassery is one of the oldest British settlements in India. This historic town is located 21 km from Kannur in north Kerala. Blessed with abundant natural beauty, the place comprises of many beautiful small hills, rivers and a number of breathtaking cliffs along with an amazing long coastline.

British entered in Thalassery in 1682 with an aim of establishing their trading facilities. They exported spices such as cardamom, pepper, cinnamon to various European countries using Thalassery port. In 1708, British East India Company was established in Thalassery and Tellicherry Fort was built on a beautiful rocky cliff. Thalassery port was considered as a significant part for trading and military purposes during British Raj.

Mahe River which runs across Thalassery was named as English Channel by the British as it separates the British territory from the French ruled territory. Odathil Palli is the oldest mosques build in 1806 by Moosakaka, a British loyalist. There are various places for amusement and entertainment. It is an ideal place for walking and relaxing.

Colonel Arthur Wellesley introduced cricket at Thalassery in 1800. Thalassery has the privilege of playing cricket legendary Collin Crowdey in their team during British rule. Book honeymoon in Kerala and enjoy an enchanting holiday in Tholpetty.

The Thalassery cakes are very famous since the British period. There are number of circus companies originated from Thalassery. Muzhapilangad Beach is the only drive-in beach situated about 9 km from Thalassery. It is an ideal location for swimming as the big rocks protect the shallow waters from the deep sea currents. The palm groves along the coastline provides cool atmosphere during summer.
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i am confirmed that kerala is god's own country
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