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Information about Kannur
Kannur, also known as the Cannanore is bordered by the Western Ghats in the east, Wayanad in the south, Lakshadweep Islands in the west and Kasaragod in the north. Kannur covers an area of 2997 square km. The Kannur district is bounded by a wealth of natural beauty. This district has also contributed in the cultural, religious, political and industrial heritage of Kerala. Kannur has also been the cradle of colourful folk art and music of Kerala.

Map of Kannur, Kannur Map

Tourist Attractions in Kannur
The various tourist attractions in Kannur are Payyambalam Beach, St. Angelo Fort, Valapattanam, Meenkunnu Beach, Parassinikadavu, Snake Park, Muzhapilangad Beach, Gundert Bungalow, Trichambaram Temple, Thalasseri Fort, Madayi Para, Thodeekulam Siva Temple, Pazhassi Dam, Ezhimala, Pythal Mala and Sree Ramaswami Temple.


Payyambalam Beach, Kannur

Payyambalam Beach

Festivals in Kannur
Theyyam festival and Kottiyoor festival are the main festivals which are celebrated in Kannur. The Theyyam festival is celebrated from the month of December to May. Kottiyoor festival is celebrated in the month of May and June in the Kottiyoor. A Siva Temple is located here on the banks of the Bavali River. Thousands of devotees attend the festival for 27 days.

How to reach Kannur
By Air:

The nearest airport for Kannur is located at Kozhikode, which is about 93 kms.

By Rail:

Kannur is one of the important railway stations of Southern Railway.

By Road:

Kannur is well connected by road. An excellent road transport system connects Kannur to all the major towns of South India like Mangalore, Bangalore, Kochi etc.


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