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Alleppey Backwaters

Alleppey BackwaterReffered as Venice of East , Alleppey is known for its lakes , lagoons and fresh waters rivers and diverse animal and birds life. Alleppey better known as Alappuzha is situated on the bank of Vemband Lake. Alleppey, apart from its natural beauty, is famous for its coir products that are of superior quality. Alleppey is also famous for its Nehru Trophy boat race held every year. By virtue of its proximity to the sea, the town has always enjoyed a unique place in the maritime history of Kerala.

The climate is relatively humid and the best time to visuit this small town is during winters, The month from August-September and Feb -March are ideal for a visit to this place. The place is easily assescible as it is well connected to Kochi both by rail and road and the nearest airport is 66 Km away at Kochi. Place to visit in Alleppey
Ambalapuzha
It is located at a distance of 14 km away from Alleppey. The temple is famous throughout Kerala for 'Palpayasam', that is milk porridge of exceptional sweetness offered to the deity.

Aruthunkal
Popularly known as St. Sebastian Church a important pilgrim centres of Christian in Kerala, 22 km north of Alleppey.

Alleppey BackwaterChettikulangara Bhagvathy Temple
The temple draws large crowds of devotees during the Kettukazhcha festival. Processions of tall decorated structures on chariots, brightly decorated effigies of horses and bullocks and cultural performances make a spectacular pageant. The Festival here starts in February/March.

Alleppey Beach
This is one of the most visited picnic spots in Alappuzha.Spectacular beach not only attracts attention of the indian tourists but foreiners who cannot resist to watch the nature’s beauty.

Kuttanad
Better known as the rice bowl of Kerala because of her wealth of paddy crops. Pathiramanal Island
This 10-acre island on the backwaters houses rare varieties of migratory birds from different parts of the world.The island is only assessable through the boat.

Krishnapuram Palace
Alleppey BackwaterThe double storied palace is located 47 km from Alleppeyand was built in 18th century during the reign of the Travancore monarch, Marthanda Varma.

Champakulam Church
It was established by St. Thomas in Kerala. The annual feast at this church falls on the 3rd Sunday of October every year.

Edathua Church
Located at 24 km from Alleppey, on the Alleppey - Thiruvalla Road. This church was established in 1810 and is dedicated to St. George Chavara Bhavan, It is the ancestral home of the blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara Located at a distance of 6 km from Alleppey and is accessible only by boat.

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