Moppila Bay is natural fishing harbour in Kannur. Its location is very tranquil and graceful and it attracts many visitors from all over the world. It is one of the attractive prominent tourist places in Kannur.
Location : Moppila Bay is situated near the Kunnar city
About Moppila Bay
Moppila Bay is natural harbour and it located in Ayikkara Kannur town. It is also known as Mapila bay, Mopila bay and Mappila beach. Fort St. Angelo, was built in 15th century by Portuguese is situated one side of Moppila Bay and other side of this bay is Arakkal Palace is situated. As per the modern period, the new modern harbor of fishing has been constructed as per the contract of Norwegian and Indo pact.
Moppila Bay was famous during the period of Kolathiris as a commercial harbor. It was the famous for business harbour and it was connected the Kolathunadu with Lakshadweep and foreign countries.
Major Attraction : Major attraction of Moppila Bay is natural fishing harbour and St.Angelo's Fort. To protect the fort from salt water, this harbour has a huge wall. This wall has worked quite well for the fishing harbor and the port of Mapila bay. Boat trip is also another memorable experience here.