"Calicut- Historic Coastal Town" Calicut by y2ketan2007

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A Bustling Town in Kerala

Vasco-da-Gama landed here in 1498 AD at the Kappad beach , 16 KM from the city and this started the trade route between India and Europe. The Portuguese , the Dutch , the French and the British all had their trade posts here. Today this is a town of half-a- million people and is known for it's spice markets , beautiful beaches , Ayurveda resorts and medical tourism.It is mostly a laid back town known for it's hospitality and warmth .

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