Kuthuparamba is a town in the South Indian state of Kerala. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Kannur on the Arabian Sea coast at a distance of 24 km west. The place is known for its mosques, temples and political activism. Those willing to experience the Malabar culture as well as the sea-side nearby can visit this place.
Places to Stay
The best place to stay while visiting the region is Kannur. Good budget hotels are available in plenty here. 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.
The official language of the area is Malayalam. English is also widely understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Vishu in April, Onam in August-September, the fasting Islamic month of Ramadan, the two Eid(s) and Christmas.
Places of Interest
Being close to the Arabian Sea coast, the region does not run short of tourist places. Virtually anywhere you stop on the coast, it is a tourist spot. The town’s Kuthuparamba Muslim Jama'ath Masjid, Kottiyoor Mahadeva Temple and Pilakoottam Makham Masjid are worth 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 nearest airport is the Calicut International Airport at a distance of 106 km.
The Kannur Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 25 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses connect the village to different cities in the region. Kallada Travels is a popular bus operator in the area. Buses to the area are available from Kannur. Opt for a Volvo bus booking through Ticketgoose.com and have a comfortable journey.