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Kappad Beach

Kappad Beach is located at Kappad, about 16 km from Kozhikode. It is a historic beach where Vasco da Gama, the Portuguese navigator landed on 27th May, 1498 with 170 men in three vessels. A monument has been built on the beach in memory of this historic event. The beach is very calm with a stretch of rocks projecting into the sea. There is an 800 year old temple on this rock. This beach is locally known as Kappakadavu.

Updated on 9th October, 2005
District: Kozhikode
Location: Kozhikode    


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