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Kannur is a beach town located along the northern coast of Kerala in India. It is known for its pristine white beaches that are relatively undiscovered as compared to the coastal cities of southern Kerala. Kannur town headquarters the Kannur district and is known as the land of 'loom and lore' for the handloom industries that operate here and the Theyyam folk ritual that is performed in Kannur. \n\nIt is a sleepy town that has a rich medieval history when it was a famed trading port, identified by Marco Polo as the 'Emporium of Spice Trade.' Because of its history as a thriving trading port, that was once coveted by all the colonial powers. Kannur's location is of strategic importance. It is home to a military cantonment and the Ezhimala Naval Academy, which is the third largest naval academy in the world. If you are seeking some peace and quiet abutting the sea without the paraphernalia of a busy beach town, then Kannur is the perfect destination for you.

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  • Best time to visit kannur The best time to visit Kannur is during the winter months when the temperatures hover around an extremely plea...Read More
  • How to reach kannur Kannur does not have an airport of its own yet, but it is under development and should be operational by 2017....Read More
  • Transport In kannur Kannur is well connected by bus and buses run up and down the coast connecting the town to other beaches. The ...Read More
  • People of kannur The residents of Kannur are polite people and very welcoming as tourism is one of its bigger industries, apart...Read More
  • Languages of kannur The official language of Kannur is Malayalam, and it is the most widely spoken as well. Other languages like T...Read More
  • History of kannur Kannur is an ancient port town that finds mention in Greek literature as the port of Naura. In medieval histor...Read More
  • Culture of kannur Kannur is known as the city of 'looms and lores' alluding to the industries of textile manufacturing...Read More
  • Weather of kannur Kannur enjoys a tropical monsoon climate wherein the summer months are hot and humid with temperatures rising ...Read More
  • Map of kannur Kannur lies on the coast of Kerala in the northern region of this elongated state. It lies north of Wayanad an...Read More

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6 Historical Places In Kerala That’ll Take You Back In Time

6 Historical Places In Kerala That’ll Take You Back In Time

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01 Oct 2018  | 4-minute read
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3 Places in Kerala for Those Who Like to Go Off the Beaten Track

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Popular Flights To kannur

    • MAAChennai
      CCJKozhikode
    • Indigo
      6E-7127
    • 04:30 06:10
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    • 01h 40m
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    • Rs.3,393
    • BLRBengaluru
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    • 21:35 22:45
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    • 01h 10m
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    • Rs.3,491
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      CCJKozhikode
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      6E-129
    • 20:25 22:15
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    • 01h 50m
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    • Rs.4,625
    • HYDHyderabad
      CCJKozhikode
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    • 08:15 22:45
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    • 14h 30m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.4,783
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      IX-473
    • 08:35 09:20
      Non Stop
    • 00h 45m
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    • Rs.5,510
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