The spice capital of Kerala – Kozhikode (Calicut) was the first place Vasco Da Gama landed in 1498 after a 10 months long fearless voyage. Kozhikode is the second largest city in Kerala, situated on the Malabar Coast. It is about 380 kilometers away from the capital city of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram. During the Middle Ages, Kozhikode was the major trading point of eastern spices and was classified as the “City of Spices“. In this historic destination contributing to the remarkable discovery of adorable mankind, there is umpteen number of travel delights for backpackers, thrill-seekers, and curious learners. The lush green vegetation, historic sites, serene beaches, rivers, hills, wildlife sanctuaries and unique culture draws the attraction of the tourists to Kozhikode.
The Lion’s Park showers an extravaganza of amusing rides and entertainment for families, planning an outing in Kozhikode. Basically, the Lion’s Park is built to entertain the tiny tots, at the same time, it has never failed to delight their parents too. The Park is placed in an extremely beautiful location, in the vicinity of the popular lighthouse on the Kozhikode Beach. And this lighthouse boasts a seafarer’s memorial and a marine aquarium which attracts the visitors coming to this park.
This children’s theme park is also known as Calicut’s beach garden and is designed in such a way to fascinate the kiddies with exciting rides, swimming pool, food corners that sells various food items and ice-creams, small stalls that sells salted mangoes and gooseberries, etc. As the Kozhikode Lion’s park is located close to the beach, it offers stunning views of the sunset as well as the calm and peaceful setting of the surrounding make it an ideal place to unwind and relax. The eclectic surroundings of the Lion’s Park are for people who want to kick away stress from their life.
The political history, hedonistic sunset sceneries, and the nearby beach occupy a prominent space in this relaxing spot for foodies and escapist travelers. Let your kids swing for hours, play a few creative games in mud, and come back with you to enjoy the beautiful sunset. The park is free for all and one can easily spend up to 2-3 hours in this place without any hassle.
The mild and calm in this region contributes to the relaxed feel you’ll receive. The Park is open from 3pm to 7pm for a calm and light stroll after a heavy Kerala lunch. Pick your mobile phones, cameras, and binoculars and take amazing family picks with a euphoric sunset background from the Kozhikode beach.
“Every sunset is an opportunity to reset.”
You can land at the Calicut International Airport and explore a lot of places from morning till lunch and after the meal, you can slowly approach the Lion’s Park.
While Calicut Railway Station is the closest to the Lion’s Park and it is at a distance of 2.6 km. You can always look for a local bus in this area to go to the Lion’s Park. However, exploring Calicut’s prominent churches, Mosques, and Temples is a good choice if you had arrived early. The Bus Station is at a distance of 2.2 km from the Lion’s Park.
Explore and experience this gorgeous places in Calicut on your short vacation and also visit Pazhassi Raja Museum and Art Gallery, Thikkoti Light House, Kozhikode Beach, Mananchira Square, Beypore, Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary, Thali Temple, Calicut Planetarium and other tourist attractions Calicut during your Kerala trip.