About Kannur

Kannur is the land of looms and lores in Kerala acclaimed as the "Gods own country". Kannur is a quaint town in North Kerala with picturesque beaches, old forts and other places of interest.

Payyambalam Beach

A clean, lengthy beach with sun bathing and swimming facilities.There is an aesthetically designed park in the beach premises, which provides place for children to play and an open stage from where cultural programs are held periodically.

Fort St. Angelo

A Portuguese fort built in 1505 AD by the Viceroy Don Francise De Almeda. This was later occupied by the Dutch and English, this historical monument is being maintained by the archeological survey of India. From this fort there is a good view of the Mappila bay.

Arakkal Palace

This palace was once occupied by the kings of Arakkal family and now it is totally renovated by the tourism department and is a must-see spot while at Kannur. The famous Chirakkal Kovilakam is another attraction in Kannur.

Naval Academy

It is situated at Ezhimala which is said to be the largest in Asia and work on this project has been undertaken on a war footing.

Muzhappilangad beach

This 4 kilometer long drive in beach is probably the first of its kind in this country. This is from where the tourism department conducts adventure sports like Paragliding, Parachute Jumping etc.

Paithal Mala

Developed as a tourist spot is ideal for trekking & Paragliding.