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Payyambalam beach

The Payyambalam beach located near the Kannur town is one of the beautiful beach in the state of Kerala. This beautiful stretch of sand and surf is the best locale for a relaxed evening.

Quiet, secluded, beautiful, this enchanting sandy beach bordering Kannur is famous as the mortal remains of Swadeshabimani Ramakrishna Pillai, A.K. Gopalan, Pamban Madavan and K.G. Marar are laid to rest near this resort. The Payyambalam beach is a popular picnic spot of the local people and holds much potential for development into a tourist resort.

Nearby is Ezhimala, the capital of the ancient Mooshika kings, considered to be an ancient historical site. It is a conspicuous, isolated cluster of hills, forming a promontory. A flourishing seaport and centre of trade in ancient Kerala, it was one of the major battle fields of the Chola-Chera war of the 11th century. There is a local belief that Lord Buddha had visited Ezhimala. An old mosque believed to contain the mortal remains of Shaikh Abdul Latif, a Muslim reformist is also located here.

The hill is noted for rare medicinal herbs. Bordered by sea on three sides, Ezhimala is set to occupy a prominent place in the Naval history of the country, consequent to the commissioning the Naval Academy.

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