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Travel To Kannur
Kannur is renowned for its high quality handloom
products like house linen, bedcovers, table linen and fine cotton
saris. The prices of these products are within a reasonable limit so
you do not really need to bargain hard (as you would in many other
parts of country). One of the best place to buy Kannur handloom
products is the Handveer, which is operated by the government.
Apart from handloom, other product worth a buy in Kannur include brass and bell metal lamps. These are available in all shapes and sizes.
Kannur City Centre Mall is the largest and the busiest shopping place in the city.
The closest Kannur airport is Karipur International Airport at Kozhikode which is at a distance of around 114 km. Flights from here connect daily to Coimbatore, Delhi, Kochi, Mumbai and Chennai. There are also flights to Goa (thrice a week), Trichy (twice a week) and Trivandrum (once a week). Taxis for Kannur airport share are available, though a bit costly.
Kannur Station operates trains that run to Ernakulam and Trivandrum (Cannanore, Netravati and Parsurama Express), Mumbai (Netravati and Mangla Lakshadweep Express), Delhi (Mangla Lakshadweep, Trivandrum Rajdhani) and Chennai (Mangalore Mail).
By road, Kannur is connected to various destinations within and outside Kerala. The KSRTC Bus Stand opposite the Collector's office in Kannur is the starting point of many buses like Kasodgarh (89 km), Kozhikode (86 km) and Mangalore (138 km). Buses also run to Kalpetta, Ponnani, Palakkad, Thrissur, Ernakulam and also Bangalore to Kannur. Infact the Bangalore kannur road journey is a great way to experience the wonder of natural beauty.