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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  • Really nice place to spend some quality time with family. Evening time is the best to visit. You can witness sunset beautifully from here. Nice ambiance . Snacks and Ice cream shop available inside  more »
  • This is one of the best place for relaxing in the evening,very nice sea view ,this was colonial kind of design.  more »
  • Arabian sea is Absolutely stunning. Place is Very well maintained. Mostly crowded in weekends.view tower gives a good view of the sea. Walking distance from the bus station. A place to sit and relax.  more »
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  • Very nice place to hangout with friends and family. Proper sitting places, sea view area, toilet facilities are available. They would have added couple of stores too. But definitely a superb place for a picnic.
  • It's one of the beautiful seaside park of Thalassery. Neatly maintained. This place is little bit historical. Sea view is awesome. Weekends and evenings are the best time to visit. Kids have lots f place to play and roam around. Recently renovated and you can see so many graffiti works on walls which tells about history and culture of Thalassery.
  • Awesome relaxation... Also watch the sunset... And the beauty of nature.. Awesome park in thalassery
  • A must visit place in Thalssery/Tellichery. A beautiful place overlooking the sea. This place immediately relaxes us,set us in a good,make us romantic,make us meditative! Though people like to come in the evening the constant breeze from the sea make even a sunny time enjoyable there! Opens till 9pm.
  • Overburry's folly is one of telicherry's best tourist attractions. It's beautiful construction facing seaside and a snack shop enclosed within in it's compound makes it a best choice for a family evening outing. A small entrance fee is charged (10Rupees) . It has Got some kids playing equipments . This place help us have some quality photos. A must visit place in tellicherry.

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