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Kappad Beach, Kozhikode

Kappad Beach, Kozhikode Considered as the gateway to the Malabar Coast, Kappad or the Kappakkadavu beach is a captivating beach for all beach lovers. This beach is historic, as Vasco da Gama, the well-known Portuguese explorer landed at this place on 20 May 1948 paving way for the colonial rule of India by different European conquerors for over 450 years. Some historians are of the belief that he actually landed at the nearby port of Pandalayani in Kollam and only anchored his ships at Kappad. Read more [...]