Irrikkur is a small city in the Kunnur district in Kerala. It is at a distance of 27 km from Kunnur. It is situated on the banks of river Ayippuzha. Muslims make up the majority of the population here. Palaga-a local rusk is very well known in these parts. Taliparamba, Mattannur, Koothuparamba, and Pappinisseri are the nearby cities.
Places to Stay
There are a number of budget hotels available in Kannur, which is about 27 km away. The hotels are Malabar Residency (Tariff - Rs. 900), Pranav Beach Resort (Tariff - Rs. 900) and Kamalalayam Homestay (Tariff - Rs. 1000).
Languages spoken in Irikkur are Malayalam and English.
The festivals celebrated in Irikkur are Saraswathy Pooja (Navratri), Vrishchika Ekadasi festival, and Utsavam (February)
Places of Interest
Irikkur has some very beautiful tourist spots nearby such as Virajpet (40 km): famous for Ayyappa Temple, semi special Hill and Irupu Falls; Kunnur (25 km): famous for Karakul Museum, St. Angelo’s Fort and Ezhimala; Thalassery (28 km): famous for Mahe Beach, Tagore Park and Dharmadam Island; Talacauvery (40 km): famous for Bhagandeshwara Temple, and Kakkabe (36 km): famous for Naland Palace, Chelavara falls and rock climbing.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Irrikkur is the Calicut Airport (118 km) with flights connecting to Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, and Hyderabad.
There is no railway station in Irrikkur. The nearest well connected station is Kazhikode railway station (98 km).
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