Kannur Tourism

Kannur, formerly known as Cannanore is one of Keralas’ 14 districts. The Kannur district was established in 1957 and is bordered by the Western Ghats on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other. Malayalam is the most commonly spoken language, but English, Hindi and Tamil are also commonly spoken. Because of the many loom industries and ritualistic folk arts held in temples, Kannur is known as the land of looms and lores. The Kannur district is a popular centre of the ritual dance of northern Kerala, the Theyyam. The Kannur district is also popular for its pristine beaches, which make for it’s most popular tourist attractions.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Kannur

  • Know the pollution level of Kannur before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 13.64 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 59.09 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 54.55 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.18 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 29.55 (Low)
  • How safe is Kannur for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kannur.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 36.11 (Low)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.89 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.33 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 50.05 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 32.52 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 24.71 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 81.94 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 47.22 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 40.68 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kannur

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.1 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 24.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 36.06 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 25.21 USD

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