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mattanur

Mattanur, also spelt Mattannur, is a town and a municipality in Kannur district. Mattanur is around 25 km east of Kannur town and Thalassery. Mattannur lies between Kannur, Thalassery and Iritty. Though small, it has many attractions. The town has developed around the Mattanur Mahadeva temple. Mattanur is famous for its "Kavu" where ancient folk rituals called Theyyam are performed during the months of January to April. Pazhassi is one of the important place in Mattanur where Great King Pazhassiraja stayed and still some veera pazhassi generations are staying over there.