Pazhayangadi Mosque, also known as Kondotty Mosque is a 500-year old pilgrim center in Kerala for Muslims. Located almost 18 kilometers east of Manjeri, this shrine is on the way to Malappuram. This spectacular mosque is among the most revered Muslim pilgrim centers in the state. The mosque was built in the memory of a Mohammed Shah, a true follower of Islam popularly known as Kondotti Thangal. Built in white marble following the traditional Mughal architecture and sculpture, this marvel is dedicated to him. This mosque has a white large dome that rises like a beacon among the rich green hilly environment.
Pazhayangadi Mosque is the first mosque built in the state for worship. Even if it is a centuries old mosque, it still impacts several devotees and pilgrims stunningly. Valiya Nercha or Kondotty Nercha is the most significant festival of this Muslim pilgrim center. This festival is celebrated either in the month of February or March and lasts for a week. Thousands of pilgrims flock to the mosque to participate in the festival. Several cultural programs including musical performances are performed to make the festival more colorful. Tirur is the nearest railway station to Pazhayangadi Mosque which is approximately 34 kilometers away. The nearest Kozhikode International Airport is about 30 kilometers from this Muslim shrine. Plan a pilgrimage vacation with your family or friends to Kerala through the affordable holiday packages of Tour My India.