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Mappila Bay

Kannur, India
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Calmest point in Kannur

Whatever your itinerary, Mapilla Bay is a must visit. I went here at the end of every day of my... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
PrasRaj_BLR
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Bengaluru, India
A nice place for boating

The Mapplia Bay, once a port connecting Kannur coast with foreign countries is now a picnic spot... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2016
Jojijoseph2005
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Whatever your itinerary, Mapilla Bay is a must visit. I went here at the end of every day of my latest trip. The sea is so calm over here that I cannot imagine a more relaxing break. There is no beach that once can walk....More

Thank PrasRaj_BLR
Reviewed 18 April 2016

The Mapplia Bay, once a port connecting Kannur coast with foreign countries is now a picnic spot and fishing harbor. The high wall from Kannur Fort separates the rough sea and the water is rather placid in the bay. The Arakkal Palace, Fort of St....More

Thank Jojijoseph2005
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Mappila Bay is a fishing harbor near St.Angelos Fort. You can see a lot of fishing vessels in all sizes both big and small. This was a commercial harbor during Kolathiris.

Thank Govindan60
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We were so fortunate to arrive at Mappila Bay just as the fishing boats were arriving with their mid-day catches. It was quite an exciting time to watch the fishermen trade their wares on the beach; they even had their weighing scales with them.

2  Thank Judith T
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Mappila Bay is a natural harbor situated in Ayikkara Kannur town. it is located in a touristy spot right next to Fort of St. Angelo (Kannur fort) and Arakkal Palace. A high wall extends into the sea from the adjacent Kannur Fort. It separates rough...More

5  Thank Sajeed K
Reviewed 27 September 2014

Walking around in your black shoes isn't recommendable in the chaotic fish market. Please sandals or chappals - wash them once you find a suitable place to get rid of the fishy smell. The bay is best viewed from the road built with concrete &...More

6  Thank KA461
Reviewed 1 September 2014

I loved this place. It will give you the full scenic view of the fisher mans warf. Its located at a scenic place for long exposure photography. near to the kannur fort its easily accessible. Good place to feel the arabian sea.

5  Thank Yoosafinpace
Reviewed 24 December 2013

No waves - just clam water hitting the stones. The Mappila bay is only for sitting on the share and relaxing and relaxation it provides amply. The calmness stays with you.

1  Thank PrasRaj_BLR
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