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  • Address: Payyanur, District- Kannur, Kerala, India
  • Timings: 05:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Family And Kids, Hill

This place is also known as Elimala, Mooshika Sailam and Sapta Sailam. This is a high hill located in Payyanur in the District of Kannur in Kerala. This place is very important in ancient history and also the battlefield of the Chola – Chera. It was a flourishing city and a center of trade in the beginning of the Common Era. It is also believed by some that it was the abode of Lord Buddha for some time. This hill was once upon a time called as Mount Delly by the british or Monte D’Ely by the Portuguese.

According to Historical evidences, Ezhimala was a part of the Ramanthali Panchayath. This was one of the most flourishing times in the ancient history of Kerala. At this time the state was ruled by the Mushika Royal Family whose first king was Ramaghata Mooshika. He made Ezhimala as his capital. The later kings of this very dynasty are now better known as the Kolathiri Dynasty. Later the successors of King Ramaghata shifted their capitals to Pazayangadi, Valabhapattanam and other nearby places.

Another important attraction here is the large Indian Naval Academy here. It was inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the year 2009. The academy trains candidates of the naval force and the Indian Coast Guards.

Ezhimala Travel Tips

  • It is an ideal place for photography due to its amazing surrounding view.

How to Reach Ezhimala

  • The nearest railway station is at Payyanur.
  • The nearest airport is at Bajpe, Mangalore.
  • The nearest town is Ramanthali.

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  • Ezhimala Address: Payyanur, District- Kannur, Kerala, India
  • Ezhimala Timing: 05:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Ezhimala: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 14.77% of people who visit Kannur include Ezhimala in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Ezhimala visit around 5 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Ezhimala

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ezhimala

People normally also visit Muzhapillangad Beach while planning their trip to Ezhimala.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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