Kannur, Kerala, India

  • Weather: Tropical, with moderate to heavy rainfall during monsoon (June-September) and pleasant winters (November-February).
  • Pincode: 670xxx (Various pin codes within Kannur district).
  • Telephone code: +91 497.

Taluk List:

  1. Kannur
  2. Thalassery
  3. Taliparamba
  4. Iritty


  • Malabar Biriyani, Thalassery Biryani, Fish Curry, Kallumakkaya (Mussels) Fry, Dum Mutton Curry, and Kozhikode Halwa.

Tourist Places:

  1. Fort St. Angelos: Ancient fort by the sea, historical significance. Best time: November to February. Boating available.
  2. Muzhappilangad Beach: Asia’s longest drive-in beach. Best time: November to April. Beach activities and stunning sunset views.
  3. Payyambalam Beach: Serene beach, suitable for evening walks. Best time: October to March. Sculptures and garden nearby.
  4. Parassinikadavu Snake Park: Snake conservation center. Best time: October to May. Snake show and boat rides.
  5. Ezhimala Beach: Pristine beach with a viewpoint. Best time: October to March. Ideal for picnics.
  6. Arakkal Museum: Former palace showcasing history. Best time: All year round. Rare artifacts on display.
  7. Muthappan Temple: Important pilgrimage site. Best time: December to April. Colorful rituals and Theyyam performances.
  8. Pazhassi Dam: Scenic dam with gardens. Best time: October to March. Boating and picturesque landscapes.
  9. Dharmadam Island: Secluded island accessible by walk during low tide. Best time: October to March. Peaceful and picturesque.
  10. Kannur Lighthouse: Iconic lighthouse with panoramic views. Best time: October to March. Historic structure.

Best Time to Visit: October to March for pleasant weather and to avoid the monsoon.

Things to Do:

  1. Enjoy water sports and swimming at the beaches.
  2. Explore the rich history and architecture of forts and museums.
  3. Attend traditional Theyyam performances and local festivals.
  4. Indulge in authentic Malabar cuisine at local eateries.
  5. Take a backwater boat ride in nearby rivers.
  6. Shop for handloom fabrics and handicrafts at local markets.
  7. Visit the Snake Park and learn about reptile conservation.

Nearby Districts:

  1. Kasaragod
  2. Wayanad
  3. Kozhikode