Peravoor is a historical city in Kannur district of Kerala state in India. It is south of Kannur (54 km) and Thalassery (44 km). Iritty, the nearest city, is 15 km to the north of Peravoor.
St. Joseph's Forane Church in Peravoor is the first Syro-Malabar Catholic Church in Malabar, formed under the Thalassery Archdiocese Peravoor is near to the famous Kottiyoor Shiva temple and Sree Mridanga Saileswari Kshethram.
It is the first place where the Syro-MalabarChristian (Nazrani / Saint Thomas Christians) migrants from Central-South Kerala occupied during the Malabar migration. This community contributed a lot to the fields of education, sports and many more basic developments of Peravoor and near by places.
Peravoor holds the Guinness World Record for the Tallest Christmas Star in the World.
There are a lots of Government and Private institutions exist in the city like Hospitals, Schools, Clubs, Churches, Police Station, Fire Station, Theatres, Banks, Treasury and many more.
Famous persons from Peravoor
Peravoor Legislative Assembly Constituency is part of Kannur (Lok Sabha constituency). Adv Sunny Joseph is the sitting MLA of Peravoor Legislative Assembly Constituency.
P. K. Sreemathy teacher is the sitting MP of Peravoor in Kannur Lok Sabha Constituency.
CPM and INC are the two major political parties having strength in the Peravoor constituency.
The national highway passes through Kannur town. Mangalore and Mumbai can be accessed on the northern side and Cochin and Thiruvananthapuram can be accessed on the southern side. The road to the east of Iritty connects to Mysore and Bangalore. The nearest railway station is Kannur and Thalassery on Mangalore-Palakkad line. There are airports at Mangalore and Calicut. The upcoming Kannur International Airport is just 15 km away from Peravoor.
Wayand is just 20 km away from Peravoor. Wayand can be accessed through Peravoor-Nidumpoil-Mananthavadi road (Baveli Road) or Peravoor-Kottiyoor-Mananthavady road. There are several bypass roads available like the Peravoor-Poolakutty-Mananthvady road which was used by Pazhassi Raja, British people and Tippu Sultan.
Distances to some of the important places:
Peravoor and the surrounding areas have many tourist attractions.
Hotels and Lodging
There are lots of good restaurants, hotels and bars can be found in the city itself and nearby places, including:
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