A neighbourhood of Kannur town, Kakkad is known for its mosques. Situated only 4 km away from Kannur, you can get to see some of the spinning and weaving mills in this neighbourhood. This lush green suburb has many places of interest to visit due to its proximity to Kannur. The best time to visit Kakkad is during the monsoon or from November to February.
Places to Stay
Kakkad has a number of homestays and hotels worth trying out. Some of them include Palmgrove Heritage Retreat (Tariff – Rs.683), Hotel Sree Gokulam Fort (Tariff – Rs. 526), and Paris Presidency (Tariff – Rs. 546).
Malayalam is the official language of Kakkad. English is also spoken and understood in the area.
Vishu in April, Onam in September, Eid and Christmas are celebrated in the area.
Places of Interest
Apart from the mosques, Kakkad Juma Masjid and Hydros Juma Masjid, the other attractions nearby are the St Angelo Fort (5 km), Payyambalam Beach (6 km), Kattampally (8 km) Sri Muthappan Temple, Parassinikkadavu (17 km) and Ezhimala beach and view point (26 km).
How to Get There
Calicut International Airport located at a distance of 118 km is the nearest airport from the village.
The major railhead connecting this place to other cities is the Kannur railway Station, which is 4 km away.
Buses to and fro this area is available from Kannur, which connects this area to major towns and cities. Kallada Travels and Golden Travels are some of the top operators plying their buses in the region. Bus ticket booking offer can help you save money when you go on your vacations