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Kappad Beach

Kappad Beach

Kappad Beach, Kappad Beach tours, Visit Kappad Beach of Kerala, Travel to Kappad Beach, Beaches and Lakes of KeralaLocation : 16 kms from Kozhikode, Kerala
Commonly Known as : Kappakadavu.

Main Attraction : A Sprawling Rock that Protrudes into the Sea

Significance:
Vasco da Gama landed here in 1498 Kappad beach, 16 km from Kozhikode, stranded on the shore of history with the landing of Vasco Da Gama on 27th of May, 1498. Even after 500 years of the epoch-making mooring of the maverick navigator, Kappad remains calm, as if cataclysmic changes had just scrubbed around this spot. The beach, strewn with country fishing boats, is still in pristine beauty. The shore, bereft of concrete monstrosities, is in perfect silence ever since Gama left for other destinations. The Kappad Beach where Vasco Da gamma furrowed the way for the European connection is one of the gleaming studs of the Indian crown. The legends woven around its historic origins and traditions cast a mystical spell on this beach. Kappad Beach is located 16 Km from Kozhikode town in North Kerala. The sandy beach is backed by a rocky landscape with some rocks also strewn across the Kappad Beach.
Kappad Beach, Kappad Beach tours, Visit Kappad Beach of Kerala, Travel to Kappad Beach, Beaches and Lakes of Kerala

A pillar with the inscription "Vasco da Gama landed here, Kappakadavu, in the year 1498" marks the spot where history was made over 500 years ago. While on tours of Kappad Beach with Kerala Backwater you can see the local fisherfolk mend their nets and take their boats out to sea, in a routine that has continued for centuries. Vasco da Gama would have seen a similar sight when he landed on Kappad Beach. Kappad Beach is known locally as Kappadkadavu. A single large rock juts out to the sea from Kapapd Beach. On this rock is a temple that is said to be 800 years old. The nearby Korapuzha River empties into the sea alongside Kappad Beach. You can see these historic sights on tours of Kappad Beach with Kerala Backwater. The pristine Kappad Beach has not fallen prey to beachfront developers and remains pristine. The idyllic Kappad Beach is a fitting entry point to God's Own Country. The calm beach with gently splashing waves makes it an idyllic beach holiday destination in Kerala. Enjoy a beach tour of Kerala with a visit to historic Kappad Beach with Kerala Backwater. Kappad beach is at a short walk on the Korapuzha river. Even after 500 years of the epoch-making mooring of the maverick navigator, Kappad remains calm, as if cataclysmic changes had just scrubbed around this spot. The beach, strewn with country fishing boats, is still in pristine beauty. The shore, bereft of concrete monstrosities, is in perfect silence ever since Gama left for other destinations.  

 

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