The land of Looms and Lores - Kannur
The beautiful Kannur is a coastal city in the south Indian state of Kerala. It was once an ancient trading port. Kannur is a stunning district famed for its rich and vibrant culture, heritage, serene nature, and sandy beaches. This district is bordered by the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea.
The district celebrates some festivals with great enthusiasm. Some to include are- Adoor Gajamela and Pongal that are celebrated in the winter season. The other famous festivals celebrated here are- Theyyam festival that is celebrated in temples in the month between Nov and December. The other one is the Kottur festival that is celebrated in the months between May, June and July.
Kannur is among the best food destinations in India and is famed for its Malabar cuisines. Enjoy some famous cuisines of Kannur on your Kannur trip. Here is a list of some exotic dishes- Unnakkaya, Thalassery chicken biryani, Neypathiri, Chatti Pathiri, and Kallumakkaya Nirachathu.
What is Kannur famous for
The fabulous Kannur also called Cannanore is renowned for temple festivals. Kannur is known for several amazing places like- Payyambalam and Muzhuppilangadi beach, Arakkal Museum, and St. Angelo’s Fort.
Major Markets in Kannur
From textiles, handicrafts, souvenirs, quality handloom products to garments shopaholics can buy each and everything. Add some worth items to purchase when you are in Kannur. Go for turmeric, pepper, ginger powder, tea, coffee, aroma oils, banana chips and cashew nuts. There are some markets from where one can buy items- the Fort Road- offers a super bazaar, Metro home hyper, jewellery shops, garment shops, spices shops, furniture shops, and crockery shops. Head towards the Fort Light Complex that has around 200 shops that sell garments, shoes, travel bags, souvenirs, fabrics, and cosmetics. Kannur city center- is one of the largest shopping malls in Kannur and it is also located in Fort Road. It also has many large outlets like- Baskin Robbin, Alukkas, Apollo Clinic, Asiatic internet café, Majestic and Green’s Hypermarket.
Where to Stay in Kannur
The pretty Kannuris the aptest destination to escape for a rejuvenating vacation from luxury to budget hotels, resorts, homestays, Kannur has it all that is perfectly wrapped with modern-day luxury and home-like comfort. There are several well-furnished resorts, hotels, homestays, where you can make your stay comfortable. The beautifulKannurtour will be a comfortable experience for the travelers as there are several cheap and luxury hotels, resorts, and homestays available for them amidst nature.
One visiting can book hotels, resorts, and homestays on reaching the site of their visits. On other occasions, one can book online in advance which will make one escape from the anxiety of the travel tour.
Where to eat in Kannur
Here is a list of some top restaurants that you must try in your Kannur tour. Hotel Odhens, Raandhal, MVK restaurant, Sahib’s Grill Kitchen, MRA, Cantaloupes, Rainbow Rasoi, Indian Coffee House, Pepperpot Restaurant, Chifonets, and Capane Bamboo.