Located at the mouth of the Chaliyar river, Beypore one of the prominent ports and fishing harbours of ancient Kerala, was an important trade and maritime centre.The beach, around 10 km south of Kozhikode town, was much sought after by merchants from western Asia for its ship building industry. The boat building yard is famous for the construction of the Uru (the Arabian trading vessel), which boasts a tradition of over1500 years.
Reaching Kozhikode: The nearest airport is at Karipur, 23 km from Kozhikode town, which has flights from Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and the Middle East touching down daily. The place is also linked by road and rail with major cities and tourist centres in India.
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