A city that sits admirably surrounded by the magnificent Western Ghats, Lakshwadeep Sea, and lush green districts, expect nothing short of a paradisiacal experience whilst you are here. With an amalgamation of famed cultures, Kannur symbolizes history and traditions in a unique way. Tranquil backwaters and sandy shores cater to every wanderer’s soul. Revisit the traditional villages of Kannur where handloom weaving still holds a significant place. Head to the St. Angelo Fort, a World Heritage Site that dates back to the 16th century. This majestic fort is sure to leave you in awe of its magnanimity and architecture. The Muthappan Temple is where you can witness the vibrant dance form, Muthappan Theyyam adorned by men in colourful costumes and masks. Unwind with a boat ride in the backwaters of Kavvayi enveloped with a serene breeze and greenery all around. The Payyambalam beach is where you can enjoy a walk on the sandy shores. Kannur serves as a delightful getaway for all. Bring back home its delicious cashews, flavourful spices, saris, and traditional souvenirs like the ‘Kathakali face’.
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When to visit:
The best time to visit Kannur is during the months of October to February. The temperature usually ranges between 13 degrees to 25 degrees around this period. With low levels of humidity, this season is great to explore all parts of Kannur. These months are ideal owing to the winter season, that is relatively preferred over summer when it is humid or the monsoons when the city witnesses heavy rains.
Kannur International Airport
Anjarakandy - Kallayi Road, Mattannur, Kerala, 670702.