Thali Maha Shiva Kshetram, Kozhikode

Tali Shiva Temple or Tali Mahakshetram is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Shiva, situated in the heart of the Kozhikode city, Kerala. The temple was constructed in the 14th Century with the aid of Zamorin of Calicut.

Tali temple is one of the oldest temples in Kozhikode. The temple become constructed by using Swamy Thirumulapad. The founding and prosperity of Kozhikode city is closely linked with the sanctity of this historic temple. It’s miles believed that the lingam within the sanctum of the Temple become hooked up closer to the quit of Dvapara Yuga by way of Sri. Parasurama. The posture in the sanctum is that of Umamaheswara. Though this divine power existed from time immemorial, the eye of the residents of Kozhikode was (bestowed on the temple) simplest by using approximately 1500 years in the past. In a while the temple reached its zenith in the course of the guideline of the Zamorin of Calicut, who had the prestigious title Sailabdheswara. The temple to its gift kingdom become built in the 14th century.

This become the family temple of the Zamorins who had dominated Kozhikode. Despite the fact that the temple is now under Malabar Devaswom, the Zamorin is the managing trustee.The temple makes widespread use of laterite stones and wooden in its production. The sanctum has two stories and is inside the form of a chariot. Work of art beautify the partitions. Besides there are fantastic granite sculptures within the temple complicated. The sculptures depict Lord Shiva, birds and animals. Big partitions cover the temple on all sides.

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  • By Road: Coimbatore Ukkadam Kovaipudur Pirivu Chavadi Chandranagar Junction Chalakudy Ksrtc, Thrissur Calicut KozhikodeOther modes of Transport
  • By Train: There are 6 direct trains between Coimbatore and Kozhikode running on a daily basis and a total of 12 on a weekly basis which starts from the Coimbatore Main Junction.
  • By Air: There are around 6 regular flights with one-stop along with many others with two or three stops between Coimbatore to Kozhikode available from the Coimbatore airport.
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  • Nearest airport is Kozhikode
  • Nearest railway station is Kozhikode
  • Nearest bus stations are Coimbatore and Chandranagar Junction
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