Bilathikulam Temple


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Distance (From Kozhikode Railway Station): 4 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 4 Kms from Kozhikode Railway Station, Bilathikulam Temple dedicated to Lord Siva is a beautiful temple built in the traditional Kerala style.

It is one of the most famous temples in Kozhikode. The temple is well known for beautiful paintings and sculptures. There is a small shrine for Lord Ayyappa and there also a temple pond in the same complex. Male devotees who want to perform Pooja can enter the temple only after taking a bath in the temple tank and wearing wet cloths leaving the chest uncovered.

During festivals, traditional arts such as Koothu, Kathakali, Ottanthullal and Kaikottikali are performed at the temple.