Beypore is a puny and scenic village and famous tourist attraction of Kozhikode. It is a small coastal village was named "Sultan Pattanam" by the famous Sultan Tipu.
Location : Beypore is located about 10 km south of Kozhikode town (Calicut ), Kerala.
Beypore is an pristine port with a vibrant history. Beypore is formerly known as Beypuram and it is major ports of Kozhikode. Beypore was known as Vaypura by the inhabitants that lived here. Chaliyar Puzha river is also flows through this village. Chaliyar Puzha is the 4th longest river of Kerala State. The sightseeing of Chaliyar Puzha is very captivating. At Beypore port trading was done to the Middle East and Asia. This place is also famous as prominent ports and fishing harbours. This place was served as a major trading center on the silk route and had commercial connections with Mesopotamia as well in ancient History.
It was the birthplace of Vaikom Muhammad Basheer, he was the Malayalam literary legend and known as Beypore Sultan.
Beypore is famous for : Beypore is well-known for building wooden ship. In Malayalam language, this is called Dhows or Urus. The shipbuilding in Beypore has a custom of about 1500 years and the ships built here exhibited transcendent skill and craftsmanship. This place is also famous as beautiful beach. A light house, Stone bridge that stretches into the ocean, fishing harbors is also another tourist attraction of this port.
Near By tourist attraction : Shipbuilding yard and Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary are some other tourist attraction that is located just 7 km from Beypore.