Pattambi

Pattambi is a small town inhabited by 28,000 people in Palakkad District of Malabar region, in Kerala state, India.

The town is famous for it’s rich lineage in literature.

Pattambi
Veliyamkallu Park, Thrithala
Veliyamkallu Park, Thrithala

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Pattambi is a Taluk headquarters in Palakkad District. It has a rich cultural and historic heritage. It is an important road junction.It appears on Fictional works of M.T. Vasudevan Nair.

The nearest Airport is The international Airport of Calicut International Airport which is 65 KM away.Another International Airport ,The Nedumbassery Airport is just 95 KM away.

Pattambi is connected to the rail network of Southern Railway. Serviced by rail from all major cities in India like HyderabadKozhikodeMangaloreKochiThiruvananthapuramBangaloreMumbaiChennaiKolkata.

There are both KSRTC and Private Bus service to Pattambi from neighbouring cities of Thrissur and Palakkad.

    • Bus – Pattambi is well networked by public bus transport. The state runs KSRTC and many private operators operate bus services.
    • Autorickshaw – This is cheap way of transportation between attractions. Rickshaw drivers are generally very polite unlike big cities of India. However, if you are a foreigner trying to get around by yourself, agree on fare before boarding.
    • Taxi – Local taxis are also available at cheap rates. You will have to bargain.
  • 10.808876.11861 Velliyamkallu Heritage Park. 
  • 2Kaithali Shiva Temple ]
  • 3Kerala Kalamandalam Deemed University of Art and Culture
  • Visit the Regional Agricultural Research Station – one of the finest such stations in India, which educates visitors about various crop varieties and harvesting techniques.
  • Pattambi Nercha (പട്ടാമ്പി നേർച്ച). February and March. A unique and terrific festival, which is celebrated by all residents of Pattambi harmoniously. It is held in memory of Aloor Valiya Pookunjikoya Thangal, a Muslim saint of Malabar. A grand procession of nearly 100 caparisoned tuskers, colourful floats, traditional orchestras such as ‘panchavadyam’ and ‘thayambaka’ and folk art forms are the highlights of the festival. Another attraction is the elephants, beautifully decorated in traditional fashion. (updated Jul 2018)

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