Panathur, also spelt Panathoor, is a village in Kasargod District
. The village lies on the border of Kerala
. It is close to Kallar
, a small town 22 km north-east of Nileshwar
Manjadukkam Thularuvana Bhagavathi Temple is a prime attraction here. A large number of devotees throng at the temple during its seven day annual festival called Manjakkudam Festival. The largest assemblage of Theyyams
, on the concluding day of the festival, is a major draw.
Ranipuram Hill Station is situated nearby. Tular Vanam
is 4 km east of Panathur. Frequent bus services are operating from Kanhangad
to Panathur. Kasargod Railway Station
is the nearest major railhead.