Beypore Beach, Kozhikode
10 Kms South Of Kozhikode, Kerala
Formerly Famous for :
Ship Building Industry
Important Feature :
Bridge Built Of Stone
Located at the Mouth of :
Located at the mouth of the Chaliyar River in Kozhikode district, Beypore, one of the prominent ports and fishing harbours of ancient Kerala was an important trade and maritime centre.
Ancient Beypore was much sought after by merchants from Western Asia, for its ship building industry. The boat building yard here is famous for the construction of the Uru, the traditional Arabian trading vessel.
The Beypore Beach has a bridge built nearly 2 kms into the sea. It is actually made up of huge stones piled together for nearly 2 kms making a pathway into the sea.