The Pazhassi Dam another name is Kulur Barrage is located 37 km east of kannur district, Kerala, India. The dam is constructed across the Valapattanam river near Veliyambra. The dam water meets the drinking water requirement of kannur district. The dam is popular for its scenic beauty. You can take the enjoyment of boating facilities at the reservoir. The dam area attracts tourists for its natural beauty and entertainment facilities. The dam takes its name from the famous local raja Pazhassi who fought against the British. At the adjacent of the dam, you will find a beautiful garden which is popular for the entertainment facilities to the travelers. The raja statue and Buddha's mountain are the main attractions for the tourists near the dam area. This place is very calm and quiet, If you are looking for some place where you can spend your quality time this place will be a great option in kannur. The dam is only 10 km away from the birthplace of Famous local warrior Pazhassi raja.
What to do there?
If you are looking for a school picnic spot, family tours, and one-day trip area, This place can be a good choice for you.
How to reach there?
From Kannur and Thalassery, The Pazhassi dam is situated at an equal distance. National Highway 66 is nearest national highway which connects Goa and Mumbai in the north and Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram in the south. Kannur- Mele Chovva – Mattannur – Pazhassi Dam is the shortest route when you drive from kannur. Nearest railway station: Kannur railways station and Thalassery railway station are the nearest railway station. Nearest airport: Calicut International Airport and proposed kannur international airport is only 13 km away. The ideal time to visit there Visitors can visit that place anytime, But they should avoid the rainy season. The dam is generally open at all day. Entry fee: No entry fees.
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