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Kappad Beach

Kappadbeach Locally known as Kappakadavu, Kappad is a major tourist destination located 16 km from the city. It is at the Kappad Beach that the first European from Lisbon, Vasco De Gama landed on 27th of May 1498 along with his 170 men while discovering a sea route to India. This historic event is commemorated by a little stone monument on the beach . A distinctive feature of the Kappad beach is the moss covered rock that protrudes into the sea. The beach, strewn with country fishing boats is ideal for relaxation. It offers opportunities for sand castle building and other beach activities. Another attraction here is an 800 year old temple that is located at the rocks nearby the beach. The ideal time to visit the beach is between September to February. 

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