What is Kannur special?

What is Kannur special?

Kannur has always been Kerala’s top destination for gastronomical indulgence. The culinary cornucopia of this land of looms and lore is as diverse and distinguished as its cultural legacy.Be it Onam, Vishu or Eid, Kannur cannot do away without meat and fish.

Why is Kannur famous?

Kannur is believed to have got its name from being the land of Kannan or Krishna. True to the legend there are many famous temples in the region. The district is also famous for many alluring spots of interest including Payyambalam and Muzhuppilangadi beach, Arakkal museum, St. Angelo’s Fort etc.

What is the old name of Kannur?

The city of Kannur is the district headquarters and gives the district its name. The old name, Cannanore, is the anglicized form of the Malayalam name “Kannur”.

Which district is known as Africa of Kerala?


Kannur Cannanore
Country India
State Kerala
District Kannur
Taluk Kannur

Why Kannur is known as crown of Kerala?

An ancient port town in Kerala, Kannur has many tales of rulers, invaders, and traders to tell. Its rich heritage is the reason why it’s also known as the crown of Kerala and an interesting fact about Kannur is that it’s named after Lord Krishna who, in the local language, is referred to as Lord Kannan.

Who is king of Kannur?

Arakkal Kingdom was a Muslim kingdom in Kannur town in Kannur district, in the state of Kerala, South India. The king was called Ali Raja and the ruling queen was called Arakkal Beevi….Arakkal kingdom.

Arakkal Kingdom അറക്കൽ രാജവംശം (Malayalam)
Flag Coat of arms
Capital Cannanore (now Kannur)
Common languages Malayalam
Religion Islam