Tourist Places in Kannur

Places to Visit in Kannur

Kannur - #11 of 58 in Kerala |
Kannur Average Rating - 5.5/7 1 based on 2891 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 36 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 Light House Beach, Thalassery Fort, Velam Ganapathy Temple, Shree Subramanya Swami Temple, Arakkal Museum. 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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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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13 Ratings & 11 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 »
"An interesting fort"3 months ago "Best Fort in Kerala"Jan 21, 2016
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  • Type: Beach
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Payyambalam Beach, Kannur
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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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  • Type: Dam
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Pazhassi Dam, Kannur
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5 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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 »
  • Type: Island
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Dharmadam Island, Kannur
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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: Village
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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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  • Type: Beach
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Meenkunnu Beach, Kannur
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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"3 months ago "Peaceful place to view the sunset"Nov 9, 2015
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  • Type: Place of Worship
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Taliparamba, Kannur
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2 Ratings & 1 Review
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 »
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  • Type: Historic Place
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Gundert Bungalow, Kannur
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The Gundert Bungalow is located around 20 km from the town of Kannur. This bungalow served as the residence of a famous German scholar and missionary, Dr. Herman Gundert. It is also the place where the first Malayalam newspaper was published. Built in the shape of a... Read More »
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  • Type: Hill
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Pythal Mala, Kannur
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Pythal Mala is a famous hill station located 4500 ft above sea level. This hill station can be reached through a trail, which is around 6 km long. As this region has varied species of flora and fauna, the authorities are planning to establish a zoo here. The ruins of the... Read More »
  • Type: Theme Park
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Sadhoo Merry Kingdom, Kannur
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Sadhoo Merry Kingdom is a water park in Chala, built in 2007. This water park has over 25 rides, including water rides like the jumping frog, family pool, jet slide, multi slide and butterfly. Apart from the rides, this park offers various facilities like video games,... Read More »
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  • Type: Museum
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Arakkal Museum, Kannur
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  • Type: Temple
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Shree Subramanya Swami Temple, Kannur
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Shree Subramanya Swami Temple is believed to be built by Lord Parashurama, one of the forms of Lord Vishnu. This temple has been mentioned in Hindu Puranas like the Brahmanda Purana. The compound wall of this temple, built in the Kara architectural style, is around 12 ft tall.... Read More »
  • Type: Church
Thavam Church, Kannur
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  • Type: Temple
Annapoorneshwari Temple, Kannur
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  • Type: Temple
Sri Kottiyoor Mahadeva Kshetram, Kannur
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  • Type: Temple
Sri Muthapan Temple, Kannur
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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: 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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  • Type: Historic Place
Ezhimala, Kannur
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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 »

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