Kappad Beach

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Kappad, or Kappakadavu generally, is a renowned beach near Kozhikode (Calicut).  It is a standout amongst the most beguiling of Kerala's shores. This charming stretch of rock-studded beach  about 16km from Kozhikode town.
The Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama cruised in and ventures into on May 27, 1498, when on his first visit to Kerala. A small stone monument recognizes the arriving by Vasco da Gama with the engraving, "Vasco da Gama arrived here, Kappakadavu, in the year 1498."  This paved the way for a long  and tumultuous socio-political relationship between India and Europe. His undertaking gave the Europeans an sea route to reach the abundance of the Malabar coast.  
Kappad has witnessed the landings of the Arabs, the Phoenicans, the Greeks, the Romans, the Portuguese, the Dutch and the English to Kerala.  Currently it is a standout amongst the most vital vacationer puts in Kerala, with a wide and excellent sunny shore.
There is a temple close-by accepted to be 800 years of age. There is likewise a rough headland extending into the ocean. The pleasant backwaters of Kozhikode offer a charming background. A ride down the backwaters through the Korappuzha waterway brings you to the shore.
The Korappuzha estuary, at Elathur on the best approach to Kappad, is a bit known vacationer territory.  The range around the adjacent Elathur Bridge, which runs over the waterway, is a focal point of shell fish (kallummakkaya) exchange. The sheer richness of shellfish found on the rocks projecting into the ocean is astonishing.
 

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Latitude: 11.2587531

Longitude: 75.78041

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