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Ponnani

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Ponnani is a small town in Malappuram District, Malabar region, Kerala, India.


Understand[edit]

Ponnani is ancient town on the mouth of river Bharathappuzha which was referred to as Tyndis of the Roman accounts. Ponnani is a fishing port. It is a Muslim cultural centre and there are about 50 masjidhs here. During old times, Ponnani was a Muslim pilgrim centre and people even used to call it 'the small Mecca'.

Ponnani Nagaram post office
Ponnani Beach

Get in[edit]

Buses are available from Palakkad, Kozhikode and Thrissur. The nearest railway station is at Tirur. There is an airport at Kondotty.

Get around[edit]

Buses charge only ₹7 for three km.

Autorikshaws charge ₹15 per km.

A/c taxis can be hired for ₹1,000 per day.

  • Padincharekkara (Jhankar boat service). Available from 7 am to 7 pm. The Jhankar Boat is big enough for 50 passengers and 12 cars.

See[edit]

  • Biyyam Kayal. Beautiful hanging brindge. Venue of annual boat race.
  • Fishing Harbour, Ponnani.
  • Jankar ride to Tirur, Ponnani ferry.
  • Light House, Southern side.
  • M.E.S.College, Ponnani. Scenic campus
  • Ponnani Juma Masjidh. Built in 925 Hijra calendar. William Logan, the famous historian mentions this mosque in his Malabar Manuel.
  • Saraswathy Temple, Thrikkavu.

Eat[edit]

  • Bomaby Restaurant, Ponnani.

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