This is located in Kannur district, 36km from Kannur,
Payyannur is the ancient Panchayath area thickly populated
buy Hindus, Muslims and Christians. This is an important
Khadi producing centre.Payyannore Perumal temple is an
important Hindu temple open to known Hindus also.
* New Mahe
A small hilly town besides the sea is perched at a height
of 885ft and is located 55km from Kannur town. An ancient
mosque, atop the hill is worth a visit. The combination
of high hills and beautiful beach has made Ezhimala a
popular tourist resort. Ezhimala has also been ear-marked
for setting up a Country's as well as Asia's largest Naval
Academy. A wealth of rare medicinal herbs is also found
in Ezhimala and surrounding areas.
This is located in Kannur district. The Thiru Chabaram
Vishnu Temple at Thaliparambu is an example of medieval
architecture, stone walls, murals and woodcraft.
It is located in Kannur district and is situated in Parassinikkadavu
snake Farm. The snake Farm is located 14km from Kannur.
It is dedicated to preservation and conversation of the
snakes. There is a rich collection of snake species housed
in hygienic and scientifically maintained pits and glass
cages. The various poisonous and non-poisonous verities
of snakes in the farm are cobras, king kobra, russel viper,
pit viper, python etc.
The historic town is located 20km south of Kannur. The
British East India Company established its settlement
in 1683 and later built an impressive fort. 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 tiny enclave of Pondichery UT on the west coast was
once under the French governance. It is known for the
sea skirting roads and unique culture with French flavor.
There is a Siva Temple here on the banks of the Bavalu
River. Thousands of devotees attend the annual 27 day
festival during May-June.
7 kms from Kannur district, The small town on the Valapattanam
river is well known for its wood-based industries and
timber trade. The port of Azhikkal and Azhikkal Beach
are located nearby. Western India Plywoods Limited, the
largest of its kind in South East Asia, is a major industrial