The cradle of many a colorful folk art form like Theyyam, Kannur is said to be the ancient port of Naura, from whose shores King Solomon’s ships collect wood to build the great temple of Jerusalem. Known even by the Greeks, Romans and Arabs, Kannur’s trade links go back a long way.
Acclaimed by the famous traveler Marco Polo as the great emporium of the spice trade, this land rich in nature has been a key factor for the cultural, religious, political and industrial heritage of the State. Bordered by the Western Ghats in the east and the Lakshadweep Sea in the west, Kannur shows its remarkable history in the ancient fortresses, ancient temples and August cultural and educational institutions that dot its scenic landscape.


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