Palakkad is the ‘Gateway of Kerala’. The town lies in a pass in the Western Ghats that separates Kerala and Tamil Nadu. And thanks to its location, the language barrier between Tamil and Malyalam seems to have faded in the vicinity. Palakkad is the main source of granary in Kerala; and that’s what aptly defines its prolific greenery scattered evenly. The town is bestowed with gigantic mountains, glistening rivers and fertile soil. And is a home to tremendous number of wildlife, flora and fauna species.
Besides it abundant greenery and wildlife, Palakkad is known for its rich history. One of the highly acclaimed spot of Palakkad is Palakkad Fort. The fort was built by Hyder Ali (Tipu Sultan’s father), and had been under captivation of British and Zamorin’s troops. Today, it’s a well maintained property of the government which travelers speak highly of. Another popular spot of Palakkad is, Jainmedu Jain Temple in the western ends of the town.
This 32 feet tall temple has images of Jain Thirhankaras and Yakshinis. The town is indeed blessed with many religious places like Manappullikavu temple, Emoore Bhagavathy temple and Vadakkanthara temple. With its rich agricultural and spiritual scenarios, Palakkad is moving to a newer light of modernization. The town is seventh most populous town of Kerala and is anticipating an IIT in the coming years.
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