Tourist Attractions Kannur

There are several tourist attractions Kannur. This cosmopolitan city was earlier known as Cannanore. Kannur is located in the northern part of Kerala. It is also famous for the popular Theyyam, an art form of Kerala. 

Popular Places to see in Kannur


Muzappillangad Beach: This is a drive-in beach, and the only drive in beach in India.  The long, drive in beach is just 15 km from Kannur and 8 km from Thalassery.

Payyambalam Beach: This Beach Resort is a beautiful place to spend an evening, located in the city.

Dharmadam Beach: This beach is famous for its breathtaking beauty. 

Mopila Bay:

Ezhimala Beach: 

Meenkunnu Beach:


St.Angelos Fort- constructed in 1505, is a symbol of Portuguese architecture and a great tourist attraction. 

Thalassery Fort– This is a square structure fort built in 1708, on a hill called Tiruvellapadkunnu. It has massiv ventilated walls and strong flanking bastions. The famous St. John's Anglican church is situated behind this fort.

Kannur Fort:

Thalassery (Tellicherry) is just 70 kms away, the Church built by the famous European Scholar of Malayalam Dr. Gundert, and Gundert Bungalow.

Parassinikkadavu Snake Park:

Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary:

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