Kannur

Kannur in a glance :

Coordinates: 11.8745° N, 75.3704° E

State: Kerala

Kannur is a city and a Municipal Corporation in Kannur district in Kerala. It is the administrative headquarters of the Kannur District and situated 518 km north of the state capital Thiruvananthapuram.

How to reach :

By Air :

The nearest airport is Calicut International Airport. Cabs are available from the airport.

By Rail :

The nearest railway station is Kannur. Taxies are available from the railway station.

By Road :

Cabs/buses are available to reach Kannur.

Places to visit :

Ezhimala:

Source : Wikipedia

It once served as the capital of erstwhile Mooshika kings, today it is a site of great historical significance. The land has been witness to many great events from the war of Chola-Chera to headquarters of the Ezhimala Radii.

Book your chota tungnath trek here.

Meenkunnu Beach:

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An extension of famous beach namely Payyambalam Beach in the region, it is a sight of pure beauty. Located a few kilometres from Kannur in Azhikode, the beach is a long stretch of sandy coastline and clear water.

Book your Rann Utsav package here.

Pallikunnu:

Pallikunnu is another major town lying in the vicinity to Kannur nearly 3 km away. This town is best known for its ancient temple Shree Mookambika Temple, dedicated to Goddess Mookambika.

Shopping :

Your trip to this beautiful beach town is incomplete without shopping. The pace is a hub of many bazaars and is a shopper’s paradise. Do buy local handicrafts, saris and earthenware products.

Taliparamba:

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A popular city located in Kannur District, it is mainly known for its District Agricultural-Farm established in the year 1905. The city is also home to two famous temples namely Shree Rajarajeswara Temple and the Trichambaram Temple.

Book your Jaisalmer desert safari here.

What to eat :

It offers many restaurants and eating joints besides at the place of your stay. However, South Indian cuisine remains the dominating cuisine in the town. Idli, Vada, coconut crepes along with raw mango-lemon chutney and Kerala pappadam are a must-try.

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