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About KANNUR.

Also known as Cannanore, Kannur is popular for its rich cultural heritage. It is the perfect weekend getaway from Bangalore, away from any hustle-bustle of city life. Blessed with an amazing climate, the beach town of Kannur offers you a chance to have a refreshing vacation with your loved ones. An important port during the medieval as well as modern times, Kannur is sandwiched between the Lakshadweep Sea on the west and the Western Ghats on the east. Filled with picturesque beauty, the handloom cloth of Kannur has gained an excellent reputation all around the world. The largest city of the northern Malabar region, Kannur is known for its cultural, political and religious significance and so is referred to as “The Land of Loom and Lores”.

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES AND SIGHTSEEING

  • PAYYAMBALAM BEACH:

    An ideal spot to spend your evening. Definitely an excellent location to watch the beautiful Sunset. It is clean and linked to Fort Angelo though a pathway.

  • ST. ANGELO FORT:

    2 km from Kannur town. The fort was built by the Portuguese in 1505. Later, it was held by the Dutch and by the British. The historic monument still preserved in good condition. You can see here some Canons used during the old times.rnNo entry fee. Visit time: 8 am – 6 pmrn

  • LIGHT HOUSE & WALKWAY:

    The sea side walkway is an excellent option for a blissful stroll. It has enough seating arrangements to enjoy the spectacular scenery around. You will love the time spent here.rnVisit time : Seaside walkway 2 – 7 pm & on holidays 10 am – 7 PM

  • ARAKKAL KETTU MUSEUM:

    This is to exhibit certain artifacts, antiques, coins, old furniture and memorabilia of the Arakkal Ali Rajas. The museum conveys the past glorious story of the Muslim dynasty in the area. Also, there is a Mosque and Art Gallery to watch. The Gallery displays the local artists’ commendable works.

  • PARASSINIKADAVU MUTHAPPAN TEMPLE:

    The temple draws a large contingent of devotees whose sole aim is to meet ‘Muthappan’, the local deity. Fish, meat, toddy and other types of liquors are welcome here and the entry of these ‘strange things’ is its interesting feature. You can read more about Muthappan in my article titled “Parassinikadavu Sri Muthappan Temple- A Unique One in Kerala

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