Ezhimala is a beautiful hill and famous natural location of kannur. Ezhimala is attract tourists with its spectacular beauty and bautiful surroundings.
Location : Ezhimala is a seven-peaked mountain and it is located about 55 km away from Kannur.
Ezhimala, a conglomeration of hills with a height of about 290 meters.It is a mountainous region and it attract many tourist from all over the world. It is a specific, isolated cluster of hills, forming a promontory, 38 km north of Kannur Town. The Ezhimala region has also considerable historical importance for it once served as the capital of the ancient Mushika Kingdom.
Ther other name of Ezhimala region is Elimala, Mooshika Sailam and Sapta Sailam.
Legend About Ezhimala
According to legend, Lord Buddha is believed to have visited this place. Many people believed that the origins of this hill is associated with some events related in Epic Ramayana.
History of Ezhimala
In the history of North Kerala, Ezhimala is one of the most important places and it was the part of Ramanthali panchayath. The history of Ezhimala region is dates back to the Sangha period. During the Sangha period Ezhimala was the headquarters of the Ezhimala kings and later, of the Mooshika kings. This places is the witness of battles of 11th century between Chola and Chera dynasties.
Major Attraction of Ezhimala Region
The Temple of Lord Hanuman is the most popular attractions of the Ezhimala region. It is a holy place for hindu religious. Some people belived that, it is that place where Lord Hanuman is worshipped. Mount Deli Lighthouse is another attraction of this place. Indian Navy is maintained this area and is a restricted area. The restricted areas of Ezhimala can be visited with the permission from the authorities.
Ezhimala beach is also another famous tourist attarction of this region. It is a serene as well as scenic place to hang out. At the Ettikulam Bay, one can enjoy watching dolphins.
There is an ancient mosque, which has remains of the Muslim reformist Shaikh Abdul Latif, is visited by many tourists.