Kannur, Information about Kannur, Kannur Tour


Information about Kannur

Kannur also known as Cannanore, is a city in Kannur district in the Indian state of Kerala. It is the administrative headquarters of the District of Kannur and 518 km north of state capital Trivandrum.Kannur is bordered by the Western Ghats in the east, Wayanad in the south, Lakshadweep Islands in the west and Kasaragod in the north. Kannur covers an area of 2997 square km. The Kannur district is bounded by a wealth of natural beauty. This district has also contributed in the cultural, religious, political and industrial heritage of Kerala. Kannur has also been the cradle of colourful folk art and music of Kerala.

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Tourist attractions in Kannur

The various tourist attractions in Kannur are Payyambalam Beach, St. Angelo Fort, Valapattanam, Meenkunnu Beach, Sree Peralassery Temple, Parassinikadavu, Snake Park, Muzhapilangad Beach, Gundert Bungalow, Trichambaram Temple, Thalasseri Fort, Madayi Para, Thodeekulam Siva Temple, Arakkal Museum, Pazhassi Dam, Ezhimala, Sea View Park, near Payyambalam Beach, Pythal Mala and Sree Ramaswami Temple. Muzhappilanghad driving beach is situated in kannur and it is the largest driving beach in Asia.More....

Festivals in Kannur

Theyyam festival and Kottiyoor festival are the main festivals which are celebrated in Kannur. The Theyyam festival is celebrated from the month of December to May. Kottiyoor festival is celebrated in the month of May and June in the Kottiyoor. Thousands of devotees attend the festival for 27 days. A Siva Temple is located here on the banks of the Bavali River.

How to reach Kannur

By Air:
Nearest airport for Kannur is (93 kms.)

By Rail:
Kannur is one of the important railway stations of Southern Railway.

By Road:
It is well connected by road and regular bus services from Mangalore, Bangalore, Kochi etc

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