SONA Travels takes you to the Payyanur is a municipality situated in the Kannur district of Kerala, India. The place derives its name from the renowned Sri Subrahmanya Swami Temple located here. Payyan is an appellation of Lord Subrahmanya and ooru means "the place". Thus Payyanur means the land of Lord Subrahmanya. Payyanur is also well known for Pavithra Mothiram, Astrology, art forms like Theyyam and Poorakkali, and historical movements like that held at Korom.
The places near Payyannur.
Other places near Payyanur is.
Pilathara 8 km from Payyannur, Korom 5 km from Payyanur, Bekal Fort 40 km from Payyanur, Payyambalam Beach 40 km from Payyanur, Ezhimala 6 km from Payyanur Town, kunhimangalam village 8 km from payyannur town, Kavvayi Island 3 km from Payyanur, Ramanthali 7 km from Payyanur, Thayineri 2 km from Payyanur, Palli Haji Road 1.5 km from Payyanur
Payyanur SONA Travels is situated in the Kannur district of Kerala. Sprawling in the valley of the lofty Ezhimala Hills, Payyanur has a distinguished place in the history and culture of the country. The place derives its name from the renowned Sri Subrahmanya Swami Temple located here. 'Payyan' is an appellation of Lord Subrahmanya and ‘Ooru' means the place. Thus Payyanur means the land of Lord Subrahmanya. Payyanur is also well known for Pavithra Mothiram, Astrology, art forms like Theyyam and Poorakkali.
Payyanur SONA Travels is one of the ancient civilized places in Kerala. This north end town of Kerala claims a rich and glorious heritage . The archeological remaining excavated from Payyanur and nearby places prove the existence of a civilized city in this area centuries ago.
The famous travelers, who visited here, have described about this area in high words. The famous traveler Ibn Bathutha visited Ezhimala in AD 1342 and wrote about the big seaport and the Chinese ships anchored here. 1n AD 1273 Abul Fida and in AD 1293 the world famous traveler Marco Polo, and in 15th century the Italian traveler Nicholo Kondi also visited this place and had given a very good impression about Ezhimala port which was called by the name “Heli”. The Portuguese Scholar and traveler Barbosa who made lot of researches and studies on Kerala and its People had described a lot about this place.
Payyannur is the place of tourism made possible to visit by SONA Travels.