The second-largest urban agglomeration in the State of Kerala, Kozhikode, also known as Calicut, is one of the most visited destinations in Kerala.
The city is the hub for products, including pepper coconut, coffee, rubber, lemongrass oil, etc. It was dubbed the City of Spices for its role as the major trading point of Indian spices, during classical antiquity and the Middle Ages.
Kozhikode district is bordered by the districts of Kannur & Puducherry to the north, Wayanad to the east, and Malappuram to the south. The Arabian Sea lies to the west, and the Western Ghats extend eastward.
Pazhassi Raja Archaeological Museum, Kappad Beach, Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary, Peruvannamuzhi Dam, Kozhikode Beach, Kakkayam Dam, Beypore, Thusharagiri Falls, Kozhikode Backwaters, and HiLite Mall are some of the most prominent tourist attractions in the city.