The Famous temples of Palakkad are
Vadakkanthara Tirupuraikkal Bhagavathy Temple, Manappullikkavu
Bhagavathy Temple, Nurani Saneeswaran Temple, the ancient Kalpathy
Siva Temple, Kallekulangara Emoor Bhagavathy Temple, Kodumbu
Subrahmanya Temple, Chittur Bhagavathy Temple, Mangote Bhagavathy
Temple, the famous Jain Temple near Vadakkanthara is known as Chandranatha
Temple etc. There are many Mosques and Churches also.
Kongan Pada, Nemmara-Vallengy Vela, Vadakkanthara Vela (once in 3
years), Manappullikkavu Vela, Kallekulangara Elephant race, Kalpathy
Theru festival, Kavassery Pooram, Kannambra Vela, Chinakkathur
Pooram, Puthunagaram Theruvath Palli Nercha, Pattambi Nercha are
some of the famous celebrations.
Kanniar Kali, Porattu Kali are some of the artistic culture of
Palakkad. Chembai Bhagavather - Kottayi Agraharam, Nurani Agraharam,
Kalpathy agraharam, Nellissery gramam are some of the age old
brahmin agraharams. There are many ancient aristocratic Nair
families and Namboodiri Illams also. Being on the border of
Tamilnadu, there is a mingling of Tamil culture also.