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On the banks of the river Alakode stands, the St Mary’s church, Alakode as a monument of migration to Malabar. Alakode Parish is one among the earlier parishes of Tellicherry Diocese. The Tellicherry diocese was formed in 1953. On 15th August 1955, the day of assumption of St Mary, and the day of our independence, St Mary’s Church Alakode was erected into an independent parish by the Bishop of Tellichrry Mar Sebastian Vallopally.


Palakkayam Thattu is one of the alluring places to visit in Kannur near the Western Ghats because of the verdant greenery and dizzying height of about 3350 feet above the sea level. It also happens to be one of the most visited hill stations in the state of Kerala. Populated by dense forests and several hillocks, the quaint hamlet is a favoured destination for avid trekkers. Palakkayam Thattu is a natural paradise with astounding tranquillity and sereneness which is perfect for long weekend destinations overlooking the lavish foliage from the top of the mountains. If you are looking for an escape from the everyday hustle and bustle of your life, then this Keralan hill-station is the right place. Location: Karuvanchal - Vellad, Chadikundu-Mavumchal, Palakkayam, Thattu, Kerala 670571


Perched at a height of 4500 meters above sea level, this bewitching hill station is located about 65 kms from Kannur and is one of the most amazing places to visit in Kannur. Adrenaline rush seekers will find a haven here – the trek to the village is 6 kms and enlivens up the senses. The panoramic view of lush green forests, waterfalls featuring pristine waters and an array of flora and fauna keeps you on your toes throughout the trek. The hamlet itself is secluded from everything that makes modern life exhausting and serves to act as a salve for frayed nerves. Distance: 52 km from Kannur bus stand Timings: 8 AM to 4 PM, every day Entry fee: No entry fee.


Vellad Sri Mahadeva Temple is Shiva temple located at Vellad,Kerala. Vellat Sri Mahadeva Temple is a Shiva temple that has a great influence on the people of the hilly region and is famous for its legends. “Sri Mahadevan and Devi are enshrined in two shrines within a quarter. This is one of the rare temples where Goddess and Goddess are equally important ”.

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Vellad village office

Vellad village office commenced on 02/05/1982.Vellad village is located in Taliparamba Taluk of Kannur district, 24 km away from the Taliparamba Taluk Headquarters. The village is spread over an area of 8094 hectares.

Village Land Information.