The famous Kanipattu strike was organised by the leaders of Kallikkad and Ottasekharamangalam. Vikraman Nair, Kallikkad Gangan (Gangadharan)Politburo member, Kunjiraman Nair etc. were the leaders. Kallikkad Ramachandran the famous filim maker and writer's birthplace is in Kallikkad. K R Ajayan, the journalist and short story writer is from this village. sporting union the famous spots club contributed meny yongsters to the field. Adhyathma Chinthalaya Ashramam is at Neyyardam-Kallikkad. Sivanda Yoga Kendra in Neyyardam is the world denoted spiritual place at Neyyardam in Kallikkad. The Neyyardam was built in the land given by a famous agriculturist and Landlord Mr. Karuvachi Krishnan Panicker, Maruthummootil, Kallikkad and many of his family members from Kallikkad.
Other landmarks are Kallikkad Bhadrakali Devi Temple, Mankaramoottam Shiva Temple, The Federal Bank Kallikkadu Branch, Chinthalaya Vidyalayam, Kallikkad Gramapanchayath Stadium etc. The nearest Airport is Trivandrum International Airport and Neyyattinkara Railway Station is the nearest Railway Station.
Chinthalaya Vidyalayam located at Kallikkad, Thiruvananthapuram, is established with a vision of providing quality education to students. The school is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Chinthalaya Vidyalayam is dedicated to provide world class educational facilities to the students and offers education from classes Nursery - Class XII. To ensure the complete development of the children, Chinthalaya Vidyalayam encourages the students to take part in various co-curricular activities held in school such as music, dance, arts and sports. The echo friendly green campus of Chinthalaya Vidyalayam is well equipped with the modern infrastructural facilities such as spacious ventilated class rooms with the latest teaching aids, rich library, state-of-the-art computer labs, science labs and play ground.