Sweet Street is also known as Mithai Theravu is a famous market streets and one of the must visited tourist spot of Kozhikode.
Location : Sweet Street (Mithai Theravu) is located at Kozhikode Town of Kerala District, India
About Sweet Street (Mithai Theravu)
Sweet Street (Mithai Theravu) is a nice shopping center. It is one of the busiest and most visited places in Kozhikode and it is a major shopping hub. This Street is also known as the 'SM Street'. Locally it is also known as Mithayi Theruvu (Sweet street). At this place tourists can find many authentic Kerala items along with spices here in the little shops lined along the steet.
The name of this place is derived from the time when this part of Kozhikode was renowned for its rows of shops that sold a number of varieties of traditional sweetmeats. Here tourist can delight the crispy banana chips and kozhikodan halwa (a sweet) which the European traders called as 'sweet meat'. So that this place is got its name. At this shoppin center you can see the sweets, spices, cloths, electronics or handloom fabrics shop.Local handicrafts such as rosewood and buffalo horn carvings, coir products and miniature snake boats are attract many tourists and these are popular stuff of this place.
Timing : You can visit this place any time and shops of this place are opened until 9 pm at night. During religious festival seasons the street is much busier such as Onam, Christmas and Id-ul-Fitr.