Thalaserry fort, located at a distance of 22 kms from Kannur constructed
in 1708 AD was the military centre of the British.
1708 AD, when the British East India Company established its settlement
on the Malabar Coast, they built the Thalaserry Fort, as a testimonial
to their colonial imperialism.
The square fort, with its massive walls, secret tunnels to the sea and
intricately carved huge doors, is an imposing structure. The fort was
once the nucleus of Thalaserry's development.
It is now a historical monument. The Sports Authority Of India Gymnastic
Centre, an old Muslim mosque, the Jagannatha Temple and Thiruvangadi
Sree Rama Swami temple are other attractions nearby.
22 Kms From Kannur, Kerala.
Thiruvadi Sree Rama Swami Temple.
Prime Attractions of Kannur
A Scenic island near the city of Ernakulam, Bolghatty
is famous for the Bolghatty Palace built by the Dutch in 1744 AD.
Originally built by the Portuguese in the mid-16th
century, the Dutch Palace or Mattancherry Palace is located at
Mattancherry. It was presented to the Kochi Maharaja in 1555 AD and
later taken over by the Dutch who carried out repairs and extended it
A leisurely walk through the lanes of the city is
the best way to discover historic Fort Kochi. An obscure fishing village
that became the first European township in India, Kochi has an eventful
and colourful history. more..
The oldest synagogue in India, it was built in 1586
AD by the prosperous Jewish community whose links with Kerala began in
Kodungalloor in northern Kerala. more..