PALAKKAD :- is the land
of Palmyras and Paddy fields. It is the chief granary of
Kerala, often called the Gateway of Kerala. Palakkad lies at
the foot of the gigantic Western ghats on the border of
Kerala. This district with mountains, forests and fertile
valleys, rivers and mountains streams are rich in flora and
fauna. Palakkad is known for its historical background and
the remnants of Tippu Sulthanís Fort are still maintained.
The famous tourist spot of Malampuzha is situated just 8km
away from Palakkad Town.
Its a place of tourist importance. Some of the picnic spots
are Tippuís Fort , Malampuzha - Garden, Snake park,
Aquarium, Rope way, Rock garden and Fantasy park , Loknayak
J.P.Smrithi Vanam and Deer Park, Mayilladumpara - Cholanoor
Peacock Sanctury, Kanhirapuzha dam, Mangalam Dam, Pothundy
Dam, Seetharkundu water falls near Nelliyampathy, Meenkara
dam, Parambikulam wild life sanctuary and boating, Chulliar
dam, Killikurrussi Mangalam, Meenvallam, Siruvani, Silent
Valley National Park and Attappady ghats.