The ancient Ezhimala headquarters was Madayipara, holding the strong base of history and biodiversity. The remnants of past can be seen here in the form of a fort called, Pazhi Fort at the southern side of the hill and the four corners of which stand watchtowers. Weekend tourists mostly with Amazing Kerala tour packages from Bangalore have often seen her exclusively to visit these historic sites. During ancient periods, Madayipara served a the coronation ceremony venue of the rulers of the princely state of Kolathunadu. Religious significance is prevalent here with a pond in the shape of a hand held mirror connecting Jewish settlers. A temple named Vadukunda Siva temple is located at this site adjoining and a lake which will not dry even in summer supplying nourishment to life forms. Atlas butterfly, the largest of butterfly kingdom often visits Madayipara.
PARASSINIKADAVU SNAKE PARK
This park is located amidst beautiful setting and ha varieties of poisonous and non-poisonous snakes kept in hygiene and scientifically maintained pits. A remarkable phase in the history of Kannur was the establishment of this park housing snakes and displaying live show where an expert holding the snakes asks for mythical fears of snakes. Adjacent to the park, a centre for snake bite treatment is running where ayurvedic treatments are provided to patients who come with snake bites. In recent times, a laboratory is going to run that extracts the venom of snakes for testing purpose.
ST ANGELO FORT