Iringal is the birthplace of Kunhali Marakkar, who commanded the Zamorin’s fleet and held the Portuguese vessels at bay for a long period. The birthplace of this valiant admiral, on the southern banks of the Moorad River, is today preserved by the Department of Archaeology. The Iringal Craft Village, a new venture set up in 20 acres of land at Iringal is a production cum training cum marketing centre of the ethnic handicraft products of Kerala.
Nearest railway station: Vadakara
Nearest airport: Karipur International Airport, Kozhikode about 23 km from Kozhikode town