Tourist Places in Kannur

Places to Visit in Kannur

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Kannur Average Rating - 5.6/7 1 based on 4396 Ratings

Kannur is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Kannur is, however, mostly preferred. The best season or months to visit places in Kannur are February, December. There are 41 tourist places in Kannur, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Kannur can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Kannur for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Kannur Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Kannur, browse through photos & pictures, explore Kannur using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Kannur, which are great places to visit, are Madayipara, Velam Ganapathy Temple, Shree Subramanya Swami Temple, Arakkal Museum, Thottada beach. Kannur can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Kannur Tourist Places



  • Type: Beach
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Muzhappilangad Beach, Kannur
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38 Ratings & 28 Reviews
The Muzhappilangad Beach, located around 15 km away from Kannur, is considered as a swimmer's paradise. It is the only drive-in beach in the entire Kerala region where tourists can drive up to a length of 4 km. The Green Island near this beach is frequently visited by tourists. Read More »
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  • Type: Fort
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Fort St. Angelo, Kannur
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21 Ratings & 17 Reviews
Fort St. Angelo is believed to be constructed in 1505 by Dom Francisco De Almeida, the first Portuguese Viceroy. This fort is situated in the western region of Kannur town. It is popularly known as the Kannur Fort and Kannur Kotta. This triangular shaped fort lies in the... Read More »
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  • Type: Beach
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Payyambalam Beach, Kannur
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5.9 / 7 1
16 Ratings & 14 Reviews
The Payyambalam Beach is a popular beach located near the town of Kannur. This beach contains the mortal remains of several famous personalities like journalist Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai, A.K. Gopalan and the former Chief Minister of Kerala, E. K. Nayanar. One of... Read More »
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Thottada beach, Kannur
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6.4 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
"Thottada Beach"2 months ago "Thottada beach"Jan 15, 2016
  • Type: Village
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Parassinikkadavu, Kannur
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6.0 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 9 Reviews
Parassinikkadavu is a small village situated 16 km away from Kannur. The Snake Park is the most prominent attraction of this village. This park was established with the idea of conserving and preserving various poisonous and non-poisonous snakes. The park has around 15 glass... Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
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Taliparamba, Kannur
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6.4 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Taliparamba, popular as Perimchellur, is a city located in the Kannur region. One of the major attractions of this place is the District Agricultural Farm, which was developed in 1905. Shree Rajarajeswara Temple, built by the Tamil Chola king, Rajaraja Chola III, is... Read More »
"2nd big city in Kannur"Nov 17, 2017 "Largest City of Kannur"Nov 2, 2017
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  • Type: Museum
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Arakkal Museum, Kannur
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  • Type: Beach
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Meenkunnu Beach, Kannur
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5.7 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
The Meenkunnu Beach is located at Azhikode, few kilometres away from Kannur. This beach is considered as the extension of another famous beach of the region, the Payyambalam Beach. Read More »
"Clean Beach"Mar 22, 2016 "Peaceful place to view the sunset"Nov 9, 2015
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  • Type: Temple
Sundareswara Temple, Kannur
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The Sundareswara Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, was established by Shree Narayana Guru in 1916. The major attraction of this temple is the eight day long festival, celebrated between March and April, every year. Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Oorpazhassi Kavu Temple, Kannur
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The Oorpazhassi Kavu Temple is one of the renowned ancient temples in the Kannur region. The temple has three presiding deities, namely the Bhagavathi, Kiratha Sunu and Shree Oorpazhachi Daivathar. The upper citadel, Mele Kottam, of this temple has another shrine of Thondachan. Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Pallikunnu, Kannur
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Pallikunnu is a town located around 3 km from Kannur. The major attraction of this town is the Shree Mookambika Temple, which is devoted to Goddess Mookambika. It is believed that the idea of establishing a Mookambika Devi Temple was of Adi Shankara, an Indian... Read More »
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  • Type: Beach
Baby Beach, Kannur
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  • Type: Church
Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kannur
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The Holy Trinity Cathedral is located where the first chapel was built by the Portuguese Christian Missionaries in 1501. This church was named after Nossa Senhora de Vitoria. Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Pappinisseri, Kannur
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Ranked 14 of 41
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Pappinisseri is a town famous for a mosque called the Moonnu Pettumma Palli. Popular as Kattile Palli, this mosque hosts the Kattile Palli Nercha festival. The Aaron Church is another popular attraction of the town.   Shree Vadeswaram Shiva Kshethram, located in the... Read More »
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Mopila Bay, Kannur
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The Mopila Bay lies in the vicinity of one of the famous attractions of Kannur, the Fort St. Angelo. This bay remained under the reign of the Kolathiri kings for a long time. The Arakkal Palace situated on the other side of the bay is another major attraction. It is... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Aroli Vadeswaram Maha Shiva Temple, Kannur
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  • Type: Island
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Dharmadam Island, Kannur
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2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Dharmadam Island, also known as the Green Island and Dharmapattanam, is a popular attraction near Kannur. This island can be seen from the nearby Muzhappilangad Beach. Read More »
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  • Type: Beach
Kizhunna Ezhara Beach, Kannur
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The Kizhunna Ezhara Beach, located around 11 km from Kannur, is situated between two red coloured stone cliffs, and has a crescent shape. Read More »
  • Type: Village
Madayipara, Kannur
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6.3 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Madayipara served as the administrative centre during the reign of the Ezhimala kings. The ruins of a fort called Pazhi Kotta can be seen from the site. This fort is famous for its watch towers at the corners.     During the reign of the rulers of... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Cherukunnu, Kannur
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Ranked 21 of 41
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Cherukunnu is one of the famous census towns of Kannur District, located in the North Malabar region of Kerala. The Oliyankara Juma Masjid is the major attraction of this town. Another popular attraction, the Annapoorneshwari Temple, is believed to have been built by the... Read More »

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