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Kanhangad/Hosdurg Fort

This place is renowned for its chain of forts built by Somashekara Nayak of Ikkeri dynasty and also for the Nithyanandashram, an internationally recognised spiritual centre

Cheruvathur: This is the home of the illustrious poets and scholars of Kuttamath. The ruins of a Dutch fort built in the 18th century can be found in the Veeramala Hills. Cheruvathur is also a fascinating picnic spot.

Kottancherry (30 km north east of Kanhangad): This place bears great resemblance to the scenic beauty of Kodaikanal. The rain forests near Konnakkad are ideal for trekking.

Trikkaripur: The old seat of the Thazhekattu Mana, Trikkaripur is the hometown of T. S. Thirumumb, poet and freedom fighter, and Guru Chandu Panikkar, the famous Kathakali artist.

 

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