Posted by : Sandeep February 23, 2012
Kozhikode is the third largest city in Kerala state in India Malayalam language is the main language used in the city. A good progress has been made in Malayalam literature. The main business area of the city is Mittai Theruvu (Sweet Meat Street), Halwa is a famous sweet of this city. Sadva the vegetarian dish and Biriyani a non vegetarian dish are very famous of this area. Crisp and wafer thin banana chips of Kozhikode are famous. Now Kozhikode is the major trade hub of North Kerala and well connected to the neighboring states and many destinations through Kerala State Road Transport Corporation.
A trip to Kozhikode can be an exciting tour one can discover many aspect of its rich culture. A fine martial art form Kalaripayattu originated here for self defense during olden days, when masters of this art form were used in warfare techniques. The training in this art requires careful ayurvedic and Kalari treatments for body toning. Now this art form is used to display the cultural richness with music and dance. The olden days center of trade Kozhikode was well known for its ‘Uru Making’ or Shipbuilding Art, now the local craftsman makes miniature models of boat as a custom.