Payyavoor is a village in Irikkur taluk in Kannur District of Kerala. It is located 35 kms towards east from the district head quarters Kannur, and 496 kms from the state capital Thiruvananthapuram. Irikkur ( 9 kms ) , Payam ( 10 kms ) , Vattiyamthodu ( 11 kms ) , Vanchiyam ( 11 kms) , Koodali ( 13 kms ) are the nearby villages to Payyavoor. Mattannur, Taliparamba, Koothuparamba, Pappinisseri are the nearby towns to Payyavoor.
Places to Stay
Good budget hotels are available in Kannur. Some of them are Malabar Residency (Tariff - Rs.900), Mascot Beach Resort (Tariff - Rs.1300) and Pranav Beach Resort (Tariff - Rs.900).
The primary languages spoken are Malayalam and English
The Oottu festival at the temple of Lord Shiva is the unique celebration of the village. It is celebrated from 1 to 12 Kumbam (7th month as per the Malayalam Calendar) every year. The festival starts on February 12 (Makaram 30) and ends on February 24(Kumbham 12).
Places to Visit
The nearby tourist destinations include Kakkabe (27 kms), Virajpet (32 kms), Talacauvery (33 kms), Kannur (34 kms) and Thalassery (37 kms).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Calicut airport (123 kms).
Kozhikode railway station is the nearest major railway station (103 kms) to Payyavoor
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