Kanhangad is a major city in Kasaragod, Kerala

Kanhangad, Kasaragod

Settled on the beautiful shore of the Arabian Sea in the Kasargod district of Kerala, Kanhangad is an amazing destination that can make for an idyllic weekend stoppage.



Kanhangad is a major city in Kasaragod that lies 15 km south of Bekal. The city has many beautiful mosques, a testimony to the Sufi culture that prevailed in the area. Kanhangad is also famous for its chain of forts built by the Somashekhara Nayak of the Ikkeri dynasty. In the southern part of Kanhangad stands the Alami Palli, one of the oldest mosques in the region. The Arangadi Juma Masjid and the Parambath Magham Shareef are the other important pilgrim centers here. The spiritual center of Guruvanam, 6 km from Kanhangad, is another attraction in the town.


Railway station: Payyanur Railway Station, 9 km away

Flight: Kannur International Airport Ltd. (KIAL), about 63 km away