Madayipara, a laterite slope, situated at Pazhayangadi in Kannur District, which would soon stand out enough to be noticed as a focal point of vacation spot. Madayipara or Madayi para is a place worth going to, particularly for the individuals who might want to walk and investigate things possess their own.
Madayipara is a huge spot inferable from its profile assorted variety and history. Previously, Madayipara was the authoritative focus of the Ezhimala lords. In and around Madayipara, one can discover remainders from the past. At the southern side of the slope, stand the remaining parts of a post called Pazhi (kotta implies stronghold in Malayalam). Here one can likewise discover watchtowers at the four corners of the fortification. Madayipara was utilized to be the site for the crowning ordinance function of the leaders of the regal condition of the recent Kolathunadu.
The hillock of Madayipara, which conveys a few indications of memorable pertinence, is likewise a place essential from a religious perspective. Here, a lake in the state of a hand held mirror, associated with old Jewish settlers is another noteworthy fascination. So also, a sanctuary at this site, called Vadukunda Siva Temple and the abutting lake, around a section of land in augmentation shape yet another fascination at Madayipara. The lake close to the sanctuary won’t go dry even in sweltering summer months and remains a wellspring of sustenance to life frames at Madayipara. The pooram celebration of Madayi (kavu – family sanctuaries and those amidst thick vegetation) considered at Madayipara has been in charge of quite a bit of its notoriety.
Concerning the bio-assorted variety of Madayipara, it has been discovered that the area contains around 300 blossoming plants, around 30 assortments of grass, and a few creepy crawly eating plant species. Madayipara is likewise home to a few uncommon therapeutic herbs, which are looked for by individuals from close and far away places. Coming to avian life, Madayipara manages around 100 types of butterflies and around 150 types of feathered creatures. Among the greatest butterflies on the planet, the Atlas butterfly is a guest to Madayipara.
The forthcoming social town venture of the state government is intended to support and keep in place the physical and also noteworthy significance of Madayipara, and in the meantime urge guests to enjoy the unparalleled attractions of this lovely landscape.
Nearest railway station: Pazhayangadi, about 2 km; Kannur, about 25 km
Nearest airport: Calicut International Airport, about 140 km