Tourist Places to Visit in Kannur if You’re Looking for a Quick Trip
- List of best tourist places in Kannur
- Kannur Fort: one of the famous tourist places in Kannur
- St. Thomas Church (Tourist places in kannur)
- Beypore and Thalassery
- Muzhappilangad Beach (Sightseeing spots in Kannur)
- Palakkayam Thattu (Kannur must-see places)
- Kannur Light House
- Baby Beach (Kannur must-see places)
- Mapilla Bay
- Sundareshwara Temple (Tourist places in kannur)
- Ezhimala (Sightseeing spots in Kannur)
List of best tourist places in Kannur
Kannur Fort: one of the famous tourist places in Kannur
St. Thomas Church (Tourist places in kannur)
Beypore and Thalassery
Muzhappilangad Beach (Sightseeing spots in Kannur)
This is very clean and well maintained beach. It is located 7 kilometers away from Talassery, Kannur. This beach boasts of a 4 kilometers long sandy beach. Here you can drive by car and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the beautiful Malabar Coast. Also, here you can enjoy swimming, paragliding, parasailing, micro light flights, water sports, power boating, simple catamaran rides, etc. Visit this place and spend your time relaxing on this amazing beach. This is a best place for photographers and food vloggers.
Palakkayam Thattu (Kannur must-see places)
This place is adorned with luxurious dense greenery, sky touching trees and majestic hillocks. Palakkayam Thattu is the most famous trekking destination in the south. This hill station is often visited by low hanging clouds that render the entire atmosphere. You must travel to this amazing place with your family and friends.
Kannur Light House
This is the first lighthouse to be built in Kerala. This place has a history as well as cultural significance. This lighthouse is standing at a height of 75 feet. When you visit this place the feeling of wind on your face at the highest point will really leave you breathless. Visit this place and enjoy the mesmerizing water fountain show in the evening.
Baby Beach (Kannur must-see places)
Baby beach is an extension of the popular Payyambalam beach. This is a small beach located in Kannur. This place attracts tourists by its coastline. Best part of the beach is its rocky part, it makes wonderful photogenic site where tourists love to capture the memories. Visit this place with your loved ones and have memorable outing.
This place is also called Mappila Beach, Mopila Bay. It is located right next to St. Angelo and Arakkal Palace. A high wall extends into the sea from the adjacent Kannur Fort, it separates sea and inland water so that boats could arrive inward and anchor safely. Boating within the bay area is pleasant but make sure the weather conditions will stay favourable. Nowadays it is more place of a fishing than a sightseeing spot.
Sundareshwara Temple (Tourist places in kannur)
Lord Shiva resides in this temple in the form of Sundareshwara means the god of beauty. Sri Chaitanya Swamy, lord Shiva devotee and renowned artist decorated interiors of the temple in a grand manner. The interior of the temple with lavishly decorated walls and magnificent ceilings capture the essence of grandeur like never before seen. In large numbers, devotees and tourists visit this place every year.
Ezhimala (Sightseeing spots in Kannur)
Ezhimala, is a group of Hills, which attracts tourists due to its amazing beauty. In ancient times, it was capital of Musika Dynasty. Lord Buddha came to visit the site and local people believed that there is an incident related to Ramayana behind the origin of this hill. Here you can also see a temple of Lord Hanuman and a Lighthouse named Mount Deli lighthouse. This place is located 55 kilometers away from Kannur Town. The Ettikulam Bay is located close to this area. Visit the beaches of Ezhimala, which are very beautiful and calm.