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Kottakkal is in Malappuram District, in the Malabar region, in Kerala, India.

Park of a park maintained within the campus of Arya Vaidya Shala
Mambaram Makham, Tirurangadi



Kottakkal became famous because the world famous Herbal Medicine Research Centre known as 'Arya Vaidya Shala' is situated here. This hospital is frequented by heads of states and business barons of many countries.

Get in


Buses are available from Kozhikode, Malappuram and Palakkad

Get around


Autorickshaws and mini buses are the cheapest options. Taxis are available at very reasonable rates.


Shive Temple Pond
  • Mambaram Dargah, Tirurangadi. Ancient tomb with many mosques with a little bridge to cross the river.
  • Kunhali Marakkar Memorial. This memorial was erected by the Indian Navy to commemorate the resistance of the Kunhali Marakkars to foreign invasion of Malabar in the 16th century.






Avalosunda is made with jaggery syrup rolled into balls.

There are many Kerala style restaurants.

  • Sri Krishna Restaurant, Kottappadi, +91 989-5400013. 7.00 to 8.00.
  • Taste of Malabar, Poovanchina, Randathani (7 km). Known for Rahul Gandhi's visit in 2015.
  • V.H. Avilmilk Bakery, Opp.Neha Hospital, Chenguvetty, Kottakkal. (1 km), +91 483-2740657. Famous for Avil Milk drink made of dry fruits, beaten rice and ice cream. Rs.37.00 for a cup.
  • MUTHABBAQ Restaurant, Chettippuramadu, Vengara. Arabian style egg parottas. Fine Samosas and Banana Muthabaqs are also available.





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