12 Ezhimala Hill Station
the main attraction of Ezhimala is now the tallest Hanuman Statue in Kerala (41 feet) Located At Anjaneyagiri Ezhimala. Statue is about 286 meters above sea level. Anjaneya giri Hanuman statue is a Project by Surya Trust Payyanur Its is a well known tourist place in Kannur.It is located in Ramanthally. It is 3 Km away from Kakkanpar Village and 10 km from payyanur
Ezhimala is a hill reaching a height of 286 protruding into Arabian sea. It was the former capital of the ancient Mushika Kings, and is considered to be an important historical site. It is a conspicuous, isolated cluster of hills, forming a promontory, 38 km north of Kannur Town. A flourishing seaport, and center of trade around the beginning of the Common Era, it was also one of the major battle-fields of the Chola-Chera Wars of the 11th century. It is believed by some that Lord Buddha had visited Ezhimala. Indian Naval Academy is located in Ezhimala. There is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman and the Mount Deli Lighthouse also located here. It is maintained by the Indian Navy and is a restricted area. The beach sand is of a different texture and the sea is bluer than in other areas. At the Ettikulam Bay, one can enjoy watching dolphins.
Payyanur, Distance from Payyanur, approx. 15km
Nearest Railway Station :Payyanur railway station / Kannur railway station.
Nearest Airport : Calicut International Airport / Mangalore International Airport.