Palakkad, also known as Palaghat, is a well-known city of Kerala state. Famed as the 7th most populated city in the state, it was named as Palakkattuchery in the ancient times. Since this town lies in the depression of the Western Ghats, it is quite close to the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Although the main language is Malayalam, influences of Tamil can be seen in the language and traditions in its villages. During your visit to Palakkad, make it a point to visit the beautiful neighbouring villages such as Old and New Kalpathy, Tharekadu, Noorani, Chatapuram and Thirunellai.
Every year, a decent number of tourists visit this place in India to enjoy a relaxing vacation, to avail the benefits of Ayurveda, to explore the popular ancient monuments and temples, to admire the picturesque beauty and indulge in much more.