This dam is 11 kms away from the birth place of Pazhassi Raja. Pazhassi Raja was the legendary king of the small state of Kottayam and died fighting the British.The place and dams are named after him. The dam is 37 kms away from Kannur. The dam site is across the Kuyilurpuzha. It is a beautiful spot with a good garden and an amusement park nearby. Boating facilities are arranged in the reservoir. It is the only reservoir with garden around in Kannur district. Water in the reservoir is mainly used for irrigation. A visit to this spot is really worth if you are interested in boating. Tourism Promotion Council boats are available to navigate through the river.
37 kms. East of Kannur near Mattannur the Pazhassi dam & reservoir offers scenic vistas. One can cruise down the river in D.T.P.C. boats often crossing small islands inhabited only riverine birds. The recently built Gardens & Amusement park is an added attraction. The Buddha's mountain at Pazhassi, sculptures of Pazhassi King are interesting places to visit.
October - May
Contact Details : DTPC Office Pazhassi
Phone : 0490 2471760
Nearest City: Mattannur - 10 km
How to Reach:
Nearest Railway Station: Kannur, about 36 kms away
Nearest Airport: Karipur International Airport