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Overbury's Folly, Thalassery

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Overbury's Folly is a sea side park with a watch tower and is a great place to view the sunset. It is located less than a kilometer from Thalassery town, a commercial town on the Malabar Coast in the Kannur district, state of Kerala, India. Its named after its builder, E. N. Overbury, who served as a local judge at Thalassery in the 1870s.In 1879, Overbury wanted to construct a picnic spot at the cliff. He couldn't complete it, but the spot later earned the name "Overbury's Folly". The folly commands sweeping views of the Arabian Sea.Today, Overbury's Folly has been renovated and redecorated as a tourist attraction. It is frequented by local people in the evenings as a place to relax. A seaside open-air coffee shop has also been opened on the folly.
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  • great place to hang out. Good to be there during evening hours. Well maintained. Very windy after sunset.  more »
  • A good place to spend time. But the kids playing equipments are rusted and rotten, it is very dangerous for kids to play. These needs to be replaced.  more »
  • Overbury's Folly is a sea side park with a watch tower and is a great place to view the sunset. It is located less than a kilometer from Thalassery town, acommercial town on the Malabar Coastin the Ka...  more »
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  • A calm and cool place away from the noise of the town.One can spend time seeing the different moods of the sea .
  • Good place..Not maintained well..But u can looks at the sea and waves endlessly
  • Enjoy the Arabian Sea at its best from the elevated park of the overburry's folly. One of the must see place if your at thalassery town.
  • Modern built, clean and scenic. Great place to go with family. Kids will love it. Great place to be if you want to enjoy the sea and forget time. Lights are not on after 6, so it can get a bit dark after 6.
  • A good place to enjoy moments with family and friends, with a beautiful view of Arabian Sea...