Alappuzha ( Alleppey )
A charming backwater destination, Alleppey provides a picturesque
realm of beautiful backwaters, thatched houseboats and swaying palm
trees. Often labelled as the Venice of East and the Land
of Backwaters, Alleppey is a land of smiling sun washed by the
silvery waves of emerald blue Arabian sea. Mesmerized by the magic
of this beautiful expanse, tourists will always cherish the golden
memories of the place.
Alappuzha Beach is one of the most popular spots in the district of
Alleppey. The pier which extends into the sea here, is around 140
Ambalappuzha Krishna Temple
Displaying a typical historical Kerela Style in its architectural
features, this temple is situated 14 kms away from Alleppey. Ambalappuzha
temple is famous for its deliciously sweet palpaysam (milk desert)
made here as daily offering to the gods.
The place is well known for being home to several rare and migratory
birds and is an hour and a half drive from Alleppey.
The protected monument is another place worth seeing around Alleppey.
Situated about 12km away from Alleppey, this village is known for
Karumadikkuttan, a black granite figure of the great Buddha which
dates back to 10th century.
Champakulam - the water logged village is also the place of oldest
angadi (market) known as Kalloorkkadu angadi. The St. Mary Forane
Church built in 427 A D is another major attraction and is famous
for its beautiful landscape paintings.
Kuttanad is an expanse of water-logged land lying below sea level.
It bears a strong resemblance to Holland in its geographical features.
Best time to Visit
The climate of Alleppey is temperate and humid in general and relatively
more pleasant in the winter season. The temperature ranges from 22
to 35°C in summer and 20 to 32°C during winters. The best
time to visit Alleppey is during the winter season. The months from
August-September and February-March are ideal.
How to reach there ?
By Air - Nearest airport at Kochi, is one and a half hours drive or
3 hours from Trivandrum International Airport.
By Rail - Alleppey is well connected by train.
By Road - The place is well connected to all the south Indian towns.
There are frequent bus services to Alleppey. One can use buses, tourist
taxis, autorickshaws, and cycle rickshaws.
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Kettuvallams, the stitched boats are the traditional
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the colourful backwaters of Kerala. The Kettuvalloms of
Kerala are giant country crafts, measuring up to 80 feet
in length. The traditional house boat, the indispensable
part of the picturesque backwaters of Kerala, was mainly
used in Travancore and Kochi and in the Minicoy Islands
in olden times.
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Rohini, Thiruvathira, Pooram Festival and Thrissur Pooram.
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