Located on the banks of the River Payaswini, Sree Mahalingeshwara Temple an ancient Siva Temple.
The Sanskrit inscription in Kannada script attributes Kirtivarman II (745 - 755 AD) , the Western Chalukya King as its patron.
Brilliant Kerala style temple architecture with three tiers of roof, all clad in copper.
This temple has a striking similarity with the Madhur Anantheshwara Vinayaka Temple.
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This grandiose temple in north malabar region of Kerala is dedicated to Lord Shiva, however the temple is popularly known after Maha Ganapathi.
Bekal has a great combination of natural and historic attractions.
This laterite hillock that protrudes into the sea makes a pleasant beach hiking location in Bekal.
A spectacular coastline, unending thickets of coconut palms, a hinterland with rocky outcrops along the beach...the 17th century Bekal Fort sits comfortably in a movie setting like surreal environment. Yes, Bekal Fort and its environs is a popular movie shooting location as well!
Gokulam Nalanda Resort in Nileshwar is a mid size resort on the edges of the Karingode River.
The longest foot bridge in Kerala! This community built connects Nileshwar Panchayat and Cheruvathur Panchayat across the Thejaswini River.
Vivanta Bekal, the super luxury resort is set in a sprawling coconut palm fringed property, sandwiched between the Kappil beach and Kappil River.
Bekal in Kerala is located 65km (40 miles) south of Mangalore (nearest airport) and 85km north of Kannur.
If you could visit only one place in Kerala to savour its Natural, heritage cultural and culinary flavour, pick Bekal and its environs. You'll not regret it!