Sreekandapuram is a village Panchayat of Kannur district in Kerala, under the governance of the Taliparamba Taluk. It is located at a distance of 19 km from the major city of Taliparamba and 33 km from Kuthuparamba city. The Valapattanam river, the largest river of Kannur, is situated at a distance of 30 km from the village. The village offers a number religious spots that are worth visiting.
Places to Stay
You can find several budget-friendly hotels available in the nearest accessible place of Kannur. Some of them worth giving a try are Malabar Residency (Tariff – Rs. 900), Pranav Beach Resort (Tariff – Rs. 900), Sky Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Palmgrove Heritage Retreat (Tariff – Rs. 600), Surya Residency (Tariff – Rs. 900) and others.
The official language of the area is Malayalam.
The important festivals of the region are the Theyyam festivals celebrated in December- May, Kottiyur festival in May-July, the annual festival of Thrichambaram Mahotsavam in February-March among others.
Places of Interest
There are several important Temples of tourist interest found in the area. Some of them are the Ammakoottam Mahadevi temple, the 600-year-old Shree Mahavishnu Temple, the ecological spot of Vayakkara KAVU. There are also many places to visit in nearby Konnur, a few of which are the Payyambalam Beach, the Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, Thottada Beach, the Fort of St. Angelos along with the beach view, the hillock of Madayi Para, the historic Thalassery Fort and many such tourist places.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Calicut International Airport located at a distance of 139 km from the village.
The Pappinisseri Railway Station is the nearest railway station located at a distance of 27 km from the village.
The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KRSTC) is a major bus services provider that runs buses in many destinations. Private bus operator services such as KTC Tours, Kallada Travels also provide services across many places. You can book your tickets online through Ticketgoose.com, a good bus booking site.