Fort St. Angelos
Fort St. Angelos is in the west of Kannur town. It was built in 1505 by the first Portuguese Viceroy, Don Francisco De Almeida, with the permission of the Kolathiris, on a promontory jutting into the Lakshadweep sea.
Pazhassi Dam Site
37 kms away from Kannur
The popular dam has been built across the Kuyilurpuzha in Kannur.It derives its name from the celebrated hero and king of ancient Kerala, Pazhassi Raja. The spot and the surrounding area are really alluring and there are also excellent boating facilities available here. By traveling a little you can also visit the birth place of the King.
44 kms away from Thaliparampu
Paithamala is a well drawn out mountain range. It stands above of the mountain- by bus, jeep and foot. But it presents a good trekking opportunity and the view from The Residence of the Gundert 2 kms away from Thalassery This is a place of historical importance, a chance to visit the abode of a foreigner who contributed more to the language Malayalam than any native had ever done. The Gundert Bungalow at Illikkunnu is where the German Missionary Herrman Gundert had lived for over two decades. The first English- Malayalam dictionary was the gift of this linguist to Kerala and the Malayalees..
Theyyam Theyyattam or Thira
Theyyam Theyyattam or Thira is a popular Hindu ritual form of worship of North
Malabar in Kerala state, India, predominant in the Kolathunadu area (consisting of present-day Kasargod, Kannur Districts, Mananthavady Taluk of Wayanad and Vadakara & Koyilandy Taluks of Kozhikode of Kerala state. As a living cult with several thousand-year-old traditions, rituals and customs, it embraces almost all the castes and classes of the Hindu religion in this region. The performers of Theyyam belong to the lower class community, and have an important position in Theyyam.
Aralam wild life sanctuary
Location: 35 km from Thalasserry and 60 km from Kannur town.
Sanctuary is spread over 55 sq km of The Aralam undulating forested highlands on the slopes of the Western Ghats. The highest peak here - Katti Betta - rises to a majestic 1145 m above sea level.Covered with tropical and semi evergreen forests, the Aralam Sanctuary is home to a vast variety of flora and fauna endemic to the Western Ghats. Elephant, gaur, sambar, spotted deer, barking deer, Nilgiri langur, Hanuman langur, Malabar giant squirrel, etc can be seen here.Aralam, a village in Thalasserry, is also noted for the Central State Farm, a 3060 hectare farm started in 1971 by the Government of India. This is one of the main production centres of hybrid coconut seeds in the country.Getting there:Nearest railway station: Thalasserry, about 35 km.Nearest airport: Karipur International Airport, Kozhikode about 71 km from Thalasserry town.