Kannuror Cannanore is one of the important sea coast towns of Kerala. It was the capital of the north Kothagiri rajas for many centuries. Kannur once a premier port of ancient Kerala, has been a favourite destination of foreign travellers from Europe, China and Arab countries. In his book of travels Marco Polo recounts his visit to the area circa 1250 A.D and referred Cannanore as a great Emporia of spice trade. In the ‘Periplus of the Erithrean Sea’ a Greek work of great antiquity, Kannur finds mention as 'Naura'. Other famous visitors included Fahian, the Buddhist pilgrim and Ibn Batuta, writer and historian of Tangiers. Kannur or Cannanore has many monuments of historical interest.
Places of Interest
Payyambalam Beach , Ezhimla , Pythal mala, Ezhimala,Kottiyoor, Pazhazzi Dam , Aralam Wild Life Sanctuary, Thodikalam SivaTemple, Malayala Kalagramam, Madayi Para , Gundert Bungalow , Trichambaram Temple , Sree Ramaswami Temple, Trichambaram Temple, Thalasseri Fort, Parassinikadavu, Dharmadam Island, Muzhapilangad Beach, Meenkunnu Beach, valapattanam, Arakkal kettu , St. Angelo Fort.