Visiting Places

 

NEAR BY PLACES

Science Park, Kannur:

Science Park is located on the Kannur -Thalassery

            Highway near to the Collectorate junction in Kannur District.

The centre promotes innovative scientific thoughts by inculcating scientific knowledge among youth and children. It also enables the students to unravel the mysteries of astronomic and natural phenomena by installing planetariums and roof top observatories. The activities include discussions, seminars, workshops and exhibitions.

Kannur University:

A multi campus University with various Schools of studies including Biotechnology,

Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Information Technology, Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Mathematical Science,  Physics, Chemistry, Pedagogical Sciences, Statistical Sciences, MBA etc.

Snake Park:

The Snake Park, which is a subsidiary unit of the Pappinisseri VishachikitsaSociety, is the only one of its kind in the State and perhaps the whole of India. The park is dedicated to the preservation and conservation of snakes, most of which are becoming extinct gradually. There is a large collection of poisonous and non-poisonous snakes. There are three snake pits, fifteen glass cases for snakes and two large glass houses for King Cobras in the park. Other than the snakes, there are other kinds of rare animals, reptiles and birds like the endangered species of Simhavalan Monkeys and Crocodiles. Park is located about 20 KMs North of Kannur City.

Aralam Farm:

(Location: 35 km from Thalasserry and 60 km from Kannur town.)

The Aralam Sanctuary is spread over 55 sq km of 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.

Edakkal Caves:

(Location: About 90KM from Kannur Town.)

 Edakkal caves in the Ambukuthi Hills in North Kerala, considered to be one of the earliest centres of human habitation. Inside the cave you will find ancient stone scripts, pictorial wall inscriptions of human and animal figures with peculiar headdresses, the swastik form, symbols and cave drawings of human figures, wheels, bows, knives, trees and so on. 

Similar cave drawings, considered to be 7000 years old, are found only in Stiriya in the European Alps and a few rocky places in Africa. The caves, which are found around 10 km from Sultan Bathery, are two natural rock formations believed to have been formed by a large split in a huge rock

 

 

 


6. St. Anjelo Fort, Kannur

7. Payyambalam Beach

8. Muzhappilangad Drive in Beach

9. Pookkode Lake, Wayanadu District

10. Peralassery Temple.

11. Parassinikkadavu Temple.

12. St. Therases Church, Mahe.

13. Paithal Mala.

14. Poongottu Kavu Forest, Mattannur