Kasaraod known as the Land of Gods, seven languages and diverse culture offers a lot to its visitors. Bekal fort and beach, Chandragiri fort, Ananthapura temple, Malik Dinar Mosque and Bela church are some of the important tourism attractions in Kasargod.
Here is some important tourist places of kasargod. Let us explore Kasargod.
ANANTHAPURA LAKE TEMPLE
it is the only lake temple in Kerala, situated about 5 km. from Kumbala. Also the temple is the Moolasthanam (original seat) of Sri Padmanbha Swami Temple, Thiruvananthapuram.
MALIK DINAR MOSQUE
MALIK DINAR MOSQUE, located at Thalangara, is one of the mosques believed to have been founded by Malik Ibn Dinar. The place is sacred to Muslims and contains the grave of Malik Ibn Mohammed, one of the descendants of Malik Ibn Dinar.
The famous fort in the State which offers alluring beauty of sea shore and nature’s beauty.
Renowned as the birth place of Poet P.Kunhiraman Nair, veteran freedom fighter and playright Vidwan P.Kelu Nair and Rasika siromani Kanan Nair, the place is situated in Anjoor village.
Our Lady of Sorrows Church,a Gothic style Roman Catholic church is the oldest church in the district, constructed in 1890 AD and situated about 15 KM north of Kasargod.
Chandragiri fort lies about three kms. south of Kasargod town and is said to have been built in the 17th century by Sivappa Nayak of Bednore, who established his authority over the area and built a chain of forts.
Situated about 10 Km. north east of Kasargod, theMutt belongs to the Sankaracharya tradition, presently renowned as a seat of art and learning.
GOVINDA PAI MEMORIAL
The native place of M.Govinda Pai (1883-1963), one of the renowned Kannada poets of modern time. The institution is situated in Manjeswar.
Somashekara Nayak of Ikkeri dynasty built the fort and the place made well known by the Nithyanandasram with 45 caves.
The rain forest near Konnakkad 30 KM north- east of Kanhangad is a beautiful picnic spot and ideal for trekking. Thalakkaveri in the Brahmagiri mountain is situated near the hills.
MADHUR 8 KMs north east of Kasargod is famous Srimad Anantheswara Vinayaka temple. The rich architecture, imposing structure of the temple are the major attraction.
The temple is situated in the heart of the Kasargod town and is famous for the temple festival and yakshagana .
RANIPURAM HILL STATION
RANIPURAM, also known as Madathumala is a heaven of naturs’s beauty and an ideal place for trekking is situated about 48 KMs east of Kanhangad and lays 780 meters above sea level.
Mahalingeswara Temple, Adoor
45 KMs east of Kasargod town. Famous for its ancient Siva Temple
Mahalingeswara Temple, Ajanoor
Famous for Madiyan Kulom temple. Situated about five kms from Kanhangad
ANANDASHRAM & NITYANANDASRAMAM, Kanhangad