One day trip to Dharmadam Island, Thalassery, Kerala
Geographically, Dharmadam is an island, en route Thalassery and Kannur....
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Thalassery: Off the Malabar coast, in the district of Kannur, is the town of Thalassery....
Located amidst roaring backdrop of Arabian Sea, Thalassery is a small town basking at the edges of Eranjoli River. Dharmadam kunnu, Chetam kunnu, Koduvalli kunnu, Illikunnu, Vayalalam kunnu, Morak kunnu, and Mailam kunnu are the famed seven peaks which made Thalassery is a celebrated town of Kerala. This ‘city of seven hills’ has two beautiful rivers, Dharmadam and Eranjoli, that circle around the city like a glistening ring. This beach town is a perfect destination to witness spectacular vistas, shrines, spice plantations and some picturesque locations. Built decades ago, a visit to some famous structures such as the English Church, Fisherfolk Temple and Odathil Mosques can give you the perfect dose of Thalassery culture. Another attraction in Thalassery is the Overburry’s Folly, which is a beautiful picnic spot situated on a hill that gives you a breathtaking view of the Arabian Sea. Located just a kilometre away, Dharmadom Island, an uninhabited and pristine isle with bushes and coconut palms, has become a hot new tourist attraction in Thalassery. Muzhappilangad is another enchanting beach spot, located seven kilometres from Thalassery and is the longest drive-in-beach of India.
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