Sunday, October 20, 2019
Kerala

Tourism

Alappuzha

Alappuzha, also known as Venice of the East, is one of the exotic backwater sites of India's southern state Kerala and also the major center of coir Industry. A large net work of canals pass through the town and there is a long sandy beach. A singular characteristic of this land is the region called Kuttanad. The 'Granary of Kerala', Kuttanad is one of the few regions in the world where farming is done below sea level. At Punnamadakayal, one of Kerala's most famous boat races is held. The Nehru Cup, inaugurated in 1952, is the largest snake boat race in the state.The climate of this small town is temperate and humid in general and relatively more pleasant in the winter season. The temperature ranges from 22 to 35C in summer and 20 to 32C during winters. The best time to visit Alappuzha is during the winter season. The months from August-September and February-March are ideal for a visit to this place.

image    Tourist Attractions
» Buddha Statue » Champakulam » Karumadi
» Kumarakodi » Kuttanad » Light House
» Mararikulam » Mavelikkara » Muppalam
» Punnapra » Saradha Mandiram
 
image   Backwater Cruises
» Alappuzha-Kollam Backwater Trip » Kuttanadu Boat Cruise » Tourist Boat Cruises
» Trips arranged by DTPC
 
image   Churches
» Arthunkal St Andrew's Forane Church » Champakulam Church » Edathua Church
» Kainakari Chavara Bhavan » The Latin Catholic Church
 
image   Dams, Lakes, Beaches and Waterfalls
» Alappuzha Beach
 
image   Fairs, Festivals and Events
» Arthunkal Church Festival » Champakkulam Moolam Vallamkali » Chettikulangara Bharani Festival
» Navarathri and Thaipooyakavadi Festival » Nehru Trophy Boat Race » Payippadu Boat Race
» Rajiv Gandhi Trophy Boat Race » Sree Krishnaswamy Temple Festival » Sree Nagaraja Temple Festival
» St. George Church Festival
 
image   Forts, Palaces, Monuments and Museums
» Global Peace Palace » Krishnapuram Palace and Archaeological Museum
 
image   Islands
» Pathiramanal Island » Q S T and R-Block
 
image   Mosques
» Jamath Masthan Masjid » Mackusha Juma Masjid
 
image   Parks, Gardens and Zoos
» Sea View Park » Vijaya Beach Park
 
image   Temples
» Chettikulangara Sree Bhagavathi Temple » Kottamkulangara Mahavishnu and Devi Temple » Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple
» Mullakkal Rajeswari Temple » Sree Subrahmanya Swami Temple Thazhakara » Sri Krishna Temple Ambalapuzha
» Subrahmanya Swami Temple Harippad » Thrikkuratti Mahadeva Temple