Tourist Places in Kannur

Places to Visit in Kannur

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Kannur Tourist Places



Taliparamba, Kannur
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Place of Worship
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 another attraction of... Read More »
Pallikunnu, Kannur
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Place of Worship
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 philosopher. As a result,... Read More »
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Pappinisseri, Kannur
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Place of Worship
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 Aroli village, is... Read More »
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Ezhimala, Kannur
Ezhimala, Kannur
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Historic Place
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 mosque, which has... Read More »
Peralassery, Kannur
Rank 5
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Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Place of Worship
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 to be built in... Read More »
Meenkunnu Beach, Kannur
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Beach
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
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Village
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 cases, 3 snake pits... Read More »
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Pazhayangadi, Kannur
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Place of Worship
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 Bhagavathi.   ... Read More »
Cherukunnu, Kannur
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Place of Worship
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 mythological architect of... Read More »
Muzhappilangad Beach, Kannur
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Beach
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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Payyambalam Beach, Kannur
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Beach
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 the prime... Read More »
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Thalassery Fort, Kannur
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Fort
Gundert Bungalow, Kannur
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Historic Place
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 watchtower, this... Read More »
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Dharmadam Island, Kannur
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Island
  • Entry: Paid
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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Pazhassi Dam, Kannur
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Dam
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 popular... Read More »
Pythal Mala, Kannur
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Hill
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 Palace of Vaithalkon, who... Read More »
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Sadhoo Merry Kingdom, Kannur
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Theme Park
  • Entry: Paid
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, restaurants and shops.... Read More »
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Fort St. Angelo, Kannur
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Fort
  • Entry: Paid
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 Cantonment region facing... Read More »
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Madayipara, Kannur
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Village
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 Kolathunadu, this... Read More »
Arakkal Museum, Kannur
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 35
Places to Visit in Kannur
  • Type: Museum
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