Kannur fort- Kerala
Welcome to Kannur Kerala! A land that revels in historical and legendary
anecdotes. According to one historical story, a princess was once
saved by a Muslim youth and they subsequently fell for each other. The
father of the princess agreed to the marriage and thus paved way for
the foundation of the only Muslim royal family in the state of Kerala.
History of Kannur DistrictA place that also associates itself with Hindu God, Lord Krishna and the great King Solomon who stopped here to collect timber to be used for the construction of the Temple of the Lord at Jerusalem. The latter connection with King Solomon finds mention in the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, an ancient Greek work. To add to this is the praiseworthy remarks of the renowned traveller, Marco Polo, who called it a "great emporium of spice trade".
Tourism In Kannur KeralaFor a tourist, Kannur holds forth a number of attractions. Just walk along its shoreline, play with its sea water as well as backwater, enter the sacred temples, purchase the handloom products or forget yourself while watching Theyyam(an ancient ritualistic folk art) in any of the Kannur Kavus -the choice is yours.
Enjoy Holidays At Kannur IndiaInteracting with the people and knowing their custom over a traditional Keralese dinner is also an excellent option if you desire. Kannur will instill in you a freshness not just with its beauty but also with its overall ambiance.
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