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Kannur— 7 nights
Land of Looms and Lores
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.Get out of town with these interesting Kannur side-trips: Thalassery (Overbury's Folly, Sea View Park, & more), Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple (in Parassinikadavu) and Valiyaparamba Backwaters (in Bekal). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Paithalmala, enjoy the sea views from Cannanore Lighthouse, get engrossed in the history at Arakkal Museum, and steep yourself in history at Tellicherry Fort.
To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kannur tour planner .
If you are flying in from Kuwait, the closest major airports are Calicut International Airport, Mangalore International Airport and Coimbatore International Airport. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Kannur
Thalassery, Paithalmala Hill Station, Valiyaparamba Backwaters, Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple
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