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Thalassery in Kannur

Thalassery, also called Tellicherry, is a small town on the Malabar Coast of Kerala in the district of Kannur. The land of Thalassery is covered with four rivers, hills, and a long coastline. Come on a Thalassery Tour to have a memorable experience exploring this ancient town.

Tourist Attractions in Thalassery

Following are some of the famous tourist attractions in Thalassery that you can relish on tour:

  • Thalassery Fort: This imposing fort was built by the British East India Company in 1708 AD as a memorial to their colonial imperialism. This historical monument, with its huge walls, secret tunnels to the sea and delicately carved massive doors, is a magnificent structure worth a visit.
  • Muzhappilangad Beach: One of the exotic destinations in Thalassery, this pristine beach sprawling over 5 km is located within 10 km of the city center.
  • Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary: Situated 45 km from Thalassery, this wildlife sanctuary houses all species of the primates in Kerala. You can enjoy trekking, wildlife viewing, bird-watching and photography here.

How to reach Thalassery

You can come on a Thalassery Tour, using the following means of transport -

  • By air: The nearest airport is the Calicut International Airport, also known as Karipur Airport, about 93 km south.
  • By rail: The prime railway station is the Thalassery railway station. However, it is from Kannur railway station you can link to major towns of Kerala and the rest of the country.
  • By road: Well-connected by a vast network of roads, Thalassery is easily accessible from Kozhikode (Calicut) which is 67 km away.