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(Kannur is also known as Cannanore)

History & Culture (4)

Arakkal Museum
Dedicated to Arakkal Royal family, the only Muslim royal family in Kerela, Arakkal museum showcases the history and the regional influence of the Arakkal 'Rajas'. The museum is located 3 km from Kunnar and is easily accessible by buses or taxis. Basically, the museum is a section of Arakkal Palace... More
Chirakkal Museum of Folk Art
Located at Chirakkal, 5 km from Kannur, this museum displays antiques, traditional households & commercial articles, measuring instruments and agricultural implements of Kerala. The prime feature here is the Theyyam Gallery, which exhibits and display costumes, ornaments, headgears, weapons and pict... More
Fort St. Angelo's
About 3 km to the west of Kannur town stands the Fort St. Angelos. The fort was built by the first Portuguese Viceroy, Don Francisco De Almeida in 1505. It was the British who seized control over the fort in 1790, renovated and equipped it to be their most important military station in Malabar. ... More
Thalassery Fort
The magnificent Thalassery Fort is located at a distance of about 22 km from Kannur. It was built in the year 1708 by the East India Company and was a military centre of the British troops. Situated near the Thalasseri beach, the fort has many attractive features and is worth to pay a visit. The... More

Nature (4)

Moppila Bay
Moppila Bay, located near the Kunnar city is one of the must see places in Kannur. It is a natural fishing harbor built with assistance under the Indo Norwegian pact. The bay was well known during the Kolathiri’s regime as a commercial harbor linking Kolathunadu with Lakshadweep and foreign countr... More
Muzhappilangad Beach
Situated 15 km from Kannur, Muzhappilangad beach is one of the longest beaches of Kerala. It is only drive-in beach of India which makes it unique from all other beaches not only in Kerala but also in India. Shores of the beach being lined up with blank boulders protect it from the lashing waves... More
Payyambalam Beach
The beautiful Payyambalam beach is just 2 km from Kannur. Facing blue waters of the Arabian Sea, the beach is an ideal place for anyone who likes to spend a relaxed and laidback evening amidst calm surroundings. One can enjoy the panoramic views of the Sunrise and Sunset in Payyambalam beach. As... More
Pazhassi Dam
Located 37 km from Kannur in the region of Malabar, is the Pazhassi Dam which is popular tourist spot known for its scenic beauty. The calm & peaceful surroundings draw a large number of tourists. Boating facilities at the reservoir is the icing on the cake! ... More

Wildlife (1)

Parassinikkadavu Snake Park
The Parassinikkadavu Snake Park is located at a distance of 16 km from Kannur. Set up by Visha Chikitsa Kendra at Pappiniseri, the snake park is a major tourist attraction. It houses nearly 150 varieties of snakes including the spectacled cobra, King cobra, Russel Viper, Krait and Pit Viper. The ... More
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