KANNUR, India

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  1. About kannur

    Kannur, more popularly known as Cannanore, is a northern district in Kerala famed for its vibrant culture and rich heritage. Sharing its borders with the Western Ghats and Arabian Sea, the region exhibits abundant natural beauty and cultural traditions. The land is lively melange of beautiful beaches, historic sites, interesting folk arts and folk music, rituals ,religious practices and festivities.There are 36 tourist places in Kannur, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Kannur can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Kannur for 2 days to 3 days.

  2. Who should visit the city?

    Nature Lovers

    Best time to visit (months)

    Season-1 : October - March | Season-2 : June - July

    How to reach?

    By Road

    Kannur is a place well connected to its neighboring cities having a good network of road. A National Highway 17 connecting Kozhikode and Mangalore passes through it. Many private as well as KSRTC owned buses plies within the district connecting cities within and outside the district. It is well connected with Bangalore, Chennai, Ernakulam and Goa.

    By Train

    Kannur Railway Station serves as one of a major station in Southern Railway. Many main trains including Rajdhani passes through here connecting with several major cities. It is well connected to the major cities like Chennai, Pune, Delhi and Mumbai via Mangalore Express, Chennai Mail, West Coast Express, Executive Express, Chennai-Mangalore Express, Nagarcoil Express Hire a bus or cab from outside the station till your required destination

    By Air

    The nearest International Airport from Kannur is Mangalore International Airport, roughly three and half hour drive from the town.

    Weather

    Summer

    Min Temp: 25°C - Max Temp: 40°C

    Monsoon

    Min Temp: 20°C - Max Temp: 30°C

    Winter

    Min Temp: 15°C - Max Temp: 25°C

    Language spoken

    Malayalam

    Best fair, festivals and attractions

    The main festivals of Kannur Vishu festival, Akkare Kottiyoor Temple Festival . There are many tourist places in kannur. Taliparamba, Kannur, Gundert Bungalow, Kannur, Pythal Mala, Kannur, Sadhoo Merry Kingdom, Kannur, Shree Subramanya Swami Temple, Kannur, Thavam Church, Kannur, Annapoorneshwari Temple, Kannur, Sri Kottiyoor Mahadeva Kshetram, Kannur, Sri Muthapan Temple, Kannur, Pallikunnu, Kannur, Ezhimala, Kannur, Pazhayangadi, Kannur, Cherukunnu, Kannur etc.

    STD Code

    State

    Kerala

    Country

    India

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