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Palakkad Fort
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Attappady
Dhoni
Kalapathy Temple
Mangalam Dam
Nelliyam Pathy
Pattambi Nercha
Silent Valley
Thrithala
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Jain Temple
The 2,000-years-old Jain temple at Jainmedu is the remnant of what was once a thriving community of diamond traders. Four hundred Jain families lived here, with 24 wells, each dedicated to a tirtanker, till Tipu's invasion drove them to Wayanad. Descendants of one family are the keepers of its fascinating history. It is an impressive, silent monument overhung with trees and heavy with the weight of centuries.

Malampuzha Dam
At the Malampuzha dam, visit the snake park, and the beautiful nursery near the bus parking lot.


Kanjirapuzha
Kanjirapuzha is 24 kms from Palakkad
This catchment lake of the dam lies in a single stretch. An evergreen forest, the 'Vettilachola', provides the backdrop to a lake surrounded by hillocks. During the rains, the mist-draped mountains create a picturesque landscape.

Kottayi
Kottayi is 15 kms from Palakkad
This village is the native place of the late Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavathar, the doyen of Carnatic music.

Chulannur Peacock Protection Centre
Mailadumpara, in Chulannur is situated 22 kms away from Palakkad town and 5 kms from Peringothukrish, is also famed. It is here the peacock protection center is located. Kunjan Nambiar Smrudhi forest is also here.

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Seetharkundu 
Seetharkundu at Nelliampathy offers a fantastic view of the valley below. The 1000 meters high water falls is one of the major attractions. Legend has it that during the ‘vanavasa', Rama, Sita and Lakshmana had lived here. Seetharkundu got its name from the legend that Sita devi during the vanavasa period with Rama, took a bath here.
 

Parambikulam
(Parambikulam is  97 kms from Palakkad )
The Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary is a reservoir of tranquil greenery ensconced in a valley between the Annamalai ranges of Tamil Nadu and the Nelliampathy ranges of Kerala.

JP Smirthivanam and Deer Park 
JP Smirthivanam and Deer Park are located at Walayar reserve forest which has an area of 100 acres. One can see here deer and other animals roaming about in their natural habitat. This is situated 22 kms away from Palakkad town in Palakkad-Coimbatore road. Here facilities for elephant riding are also available. 
 


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