Tourist Places in Kannur

Places to Visit in Kannur

Kannur - #13 of 58 in Kerala |
Kannur Average Rating - 5.5/7 1 based on 798 Ratings

Kannur is mostly preferred by travellers from Bangalore, Kollam. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Kannur is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Kannur are February, December. There are 42 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 Payyambalam Beach, Pazhassi Dam, Fort St. Angelo, Thalassery Fort, Muzhappilangad Beach. Kannur can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Kannur Tourist Places



Muzhappilangad Beach, Kannur
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11 Ratings & 7 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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Fort St. Angelo, Kannur
  • Type: Fort
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Fort St. Angelo, Kannur
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5.9/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 3 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 »
"Relaxing Sightseeing"3 months ago "Best fort in South India"Aug 24, 2014
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Thalassery Fort, Kannur
  • Type: Fort
Thalassery Fort, Kannur
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3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
"Nice to visit"Oct 24, 2014 "Well-maintained fort"Sep 27, 2013
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Payyambalam Beach, Kannur
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6.3/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 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 »
"Lovely place and beach"1 month ago "A relaxing experience"3 months ago
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  • Type: Dam
Pazhassi Dam, Kannur
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4.3/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 1 Review
The Pazhassi Dam, built across the Valapattanam River, was inaugurated by Morarji Desai, the former Prime Minister of India. Boating is a popular activity in the reservoir of this dam. The Children's Park, Sculpture of Pazhassi King and Buddha's Mountain are some of the... Read More »
"Drive to dam is awesome"3 months ago
  • Type: Church
Thavam Church, Kannur
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  • Type: Temple
Annapoorneshwari Temple, Kannur
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  • Type: Temple
Cheruthazham Sree Raghavapuram Temple, Kannur
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  • Type: Temple
Shree Sundareswara Temple, Kannur
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  • Type: Temple
Sri Kottiyoor Mahadeva Kshetram, Kannur
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Sri Muthapan Temple, Kannur
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  • Type: Fort
St. Angelo Fort, Kannur
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Taliparamba, Kannur
  • Type: Place of Worship
Taliparamba, Kannur
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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 »
  • 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: Place of Worship
Pappinisseri, Kannur
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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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Ezhimala, Kannur
  • Type: Historic Place
Ezhimala, Kannur
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Ranked 16 of 42
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Ezhimala is one of the famous historical sites of the Kannur region that was the capital of the erstwhile Mooshika kings. This site served as a battleground during the war of Chola-Chera. As per a legend, Lord Buddha is believed to have visited this place. An ancient... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Peralassery, Kannur
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Peralassery is a town located around 12 km away from Kannur, on the Kannur-Kuthuparamba high road. The Hanging Bridge, also popular as the Thookku Palam, is a prominent tourist attraction of this town.     This bridge, across the Kallada River, is believed... Read More »
Meenkunnu Beach, Kannur
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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 »
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Parassinikkadavu, Kannur
  • Type: Village
Parassinikkadavu, Kannur
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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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Pazhayangadi, Kannur
  • Type: Place of Worship
Pazhayangadi, Kannur
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Pazhayangadi, popular as Payangadi, is a small town, located around 22 km north of the Kannur. This town is surrounded by the Madayi Hills on one side and Payangadi River on the other side. Another attraction of this town is the Madayi Kavu, which is dedicated to Lord... Read More »

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