Cherupuzha is a traditional village located in the Kannur district of Kerala. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the district headquarters of Kannur, at a distance of 59 km south. Those with a keen interest in the lush green fields of Kerala, temples as well as authentic South Indian cuisine can try this place out.
The official language of Anjarakandy is Malayalam. English is also widely understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Vishu in April, Onam in August-September, Christmas and the two Eid(s).
Places to Stay
Among the hotels where one can seek for accommodations Hotel Kaveri, Hotel Triumph and Amir Lodge are the most visited. Good budget hotels are available in plenty in Kannur. Some of the lodges which are worth considering are Malabar Residency (Tariff – Rs. 900), Pranav Beach Resort (Tariff – Rs. 900), Kamalalayam Homestay (Tariff- Rs. 1,000), Sky Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and others.
Places of Interest
St. Mary’s Forane Church is the main attraction located approximately 17 km from the main town. Sree Ayyappa temple is another attraction(5 km). The month of October is ideal to pay a visit. Some of the other places in Kannur which deserve special mention are St. Angelos Fort built by the Portuguese, the Thalassery Fort built by the British, the Ezhimala historical site established by the British, the Moppila Bay and others.
How to Get There
The airport that is nearby is located in Mangalore at a distance of 145 km.
The nearest railway stations are Payyannur Railway Station (35km) and Kannur Railway Station (60km).
Buses to the area are readily available from Kannur as well as Payyanur. Several travel websites lure their customers by giving them discount on bus ticket booking.