Places in Palakkad that breathe the finesse of art!


Palakkad is known for lush green scenery and myriad flora and fauna. However, the less explored places in Palakkad, has another face to it. A town where legendary writers lived, Palakkad also has villages that echo the charm of glorious past. Palakkad is truly a treasure hunt. Take a look at these places.

Thasrak: the birthplace  of  'Khasakkinte Ithihasam' 


Thasrak, a village near Palakkad town, is the fabled land of Khasak, the setting of Malayalam novelist O V Vijayan's masterpiece 'Khasakkinte Ithihasam' (The Legends Of Khasak). A visit here offers a surrealistic experience to anyone who had read the 1969 work, whose publication became a watershed in Malayalam literature.

Read more: Thasrak: where OV Vijayan's 'Khasakkinte Ithihasam' was born

Vellinezhi: a village that has a glorious past


This village where the revered Olappamanna Mana stands can only be described as the ancestral home (tharavad) of Kathakali, where the classical dance form has left a rich legacy.

Read more: Vellinezhi: a Palakkad village that basks in the charm of a glorious past

The Malampuzha yakshi


The Yakshi (enchantress), a sculpture made by the renowned Kanhayi Kunhiraman is the most iconic structure you can find in Malampuzha.

Read more: Of Malampuzha, the yakshi and memories

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