Peralassery is a lilliputian town and famous for its scenic and Peralassery Sri Subrahmanya temple. Peralassery attracts the tourist due to its charming location and religious significance.
Location : Peralassery town is located just 14 km from the Kannur Town on the Kannur- Koothuparamba highway.
Peralassery is easily accessible by the road. In Peralassery tourist can delight its picturesque location, Hanging Bridge and Sri Subrahmanya Templea.
Hanging Bridge at Peralassery
Hanging Bridge is also known as Thookku Palam. It is a renowned tourist attraction of this Town. This bridge was built across the Kallada River. People believed that in year 1877 this Bridge was built by the British. There is also concrete bridge, that is developed parallel to this bridge. Archaeology Department declared this Bridge "A Hanging Bridge".
Sri Subrahmanya temple
Sri Subrahmanya temple is a adoration place for Hindu dharma people. It is most renowned temples of Peralassery town. Presiding deity of the Sri Subrahmanya temple is Lord Murugan. Lord Murugan is also known as Subramanian. Prime attraction of this temple is Idols of snakes made of copper and bronze. In this Temple tourist can see the step well and a tank that attract much. According to legend, Lord Rama and his younger brother Lakshmana stopped over at this temple, when they were travelling to Lanka.
Major attraction of this temple is annual festival that is celebrated for 8 days. Parayan Thullal, Kathakali, Ottanthullal, Chakyarkoothu, and Seethankan Thullal are the main art-forms performed during the festival. Unique ritual of this temple is that devottes offers the eggs to the snake idols (known as Mutta Oppikal).