Nileshwar

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Nileshwaram, likewise known by the name of Nileshwar, is a noteworthy town that is situated in the Kasaragod District of Kerala in southern India. The name Nileshwaram originates from one of the names of Lord Shiva, Neelakanteshwaran, which implies the Blue-necked One. The name signifies that Nileshwaram is a place where there is Lord Shiva. Nileshwaram once filled in as the seat of the Nileshwar Rajas of the Kolathiri family and was likewise connected with the war between the Nileshwar Rajas and the Bednore Nayaks. The town is especially popular for lodging various antiquated temples that have critical significance and importance connected to them.