Thiruvangad Sree Ramaswami temple is an important temple located in the city of Thalassery. The temple is commonly called the Brass Pagoda from the copper sheeting of its roof. A part of the temple became broken through Tipu Sultan's troops within the 18th century, but the temple itself is assumed to had been stored from destruction. It changed into one of the outposts of the Thalassery fortress inside the eighteenth century. In its precincts were held many meetings between the officers of the East India Company and nearby leaders, at which political treaties and agreements were signed.
The temple carries a few thrilling sculptures and lithic facts. The annual festival of temple commences on Vishu day in Medam April–May and lasts for seven days. It is one of the 5 foremost shrines dedicated to Lord Sree Rama in Kerala. The other 4 are at Thrinayamkudam Vaikom, Triprayar, Thiruvilluamala and Kadalur. It is Located on an elevated plot of 2.75 hectares with an adjoining temple tank referred to as Chira which extends over an area of 1 hectare, This well maintained temple has exquisite wood carvings, terracota art work, mural paintings carved on wooden planks inside the ceilings are a repository of art treasure. The huge temple tank is an extraordinary one and useful to the devotees.