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Kannur Travel & Tourism Guide, Kerala
Places of Interest in Kannur
Arabian wild Life Sanctury
The sanctury cover 55sq.km. It is easily accessible by road. The key funa include elephant sloth bear, mouse deer, sambar etc. varied tynes of avifauna and reptiles can also be seen here. Routs: kannur- lrithi- Aralam.
A beautiful beach, one of important beaches of kerala. Route: Railway: kannur- Dharmadam Road : Kannur - Thalassery - Dharmadam Kannur NH 17 Thalassery 20 km.
About 55 km from kannur. 885 ft. is a cluster of hills. At the forest of the hills is a cave and an old buried chamber. The and sandy beach make Ezhimal in a beautiful picnic spot. Rout Rail: kannur-Ezhimala Road : Nearest from NH 17
5kms from Thalassery Is a beautiful small town. It was once under the French government. It is known for the sea skirting roads and unique culture with French flavour. The annual festival at Mahi church attracts thousands.
Is a natural fishing harbour lying near st. Angelos Fort
St. Angelo's fort
The formidable triangular fort built in laterite is a standing sentinel to the history of the region. Built by porteguese in 1505.
The long, quits and clean beach is located 2 km west of the kannur town.
Parassini kkadavu Muthappan Temple
18km from kannur town The famous temple at Parassini kkadavu, on the banks of river Valapattnam. The temple is famous for its ritual art from "Muthapan Theyyam" performed everyday in the early mornings and evenings.
22 km from kannur Is known for the 12th century mosque built by malik 1 ban pinar with white marble
20km south from kannur 76 m from kozhikode It is famous for producing most of the India's circus artists. The gymnastic tradition was introduced here in the schools by the German missionaries.
The fort located on the Thalassery beach was built by British in 1708. The light house and grand gateway are main attractions.
Arakkal Kottaram (Arakkal Palace)
3 km from the town. It is the residence of Arakkal Ali Rajas (King of Arackal), the only Muslim royal family in the state.
The former residence of German scholar Rev. Dr. Herman Gundert, who complied the first Malayalam dictionary. He also built a church on Nettur Hill in 1889.