Aleppey beach is one of the most popular Picnic spots
in Alleppey. Its beautiful garden on the shore gives an exclusive sight. It is
sourrounded by dense Palm groves at one end and an ancient towering light house
at the other, Vijay Park and Sea view park nearby.Both parks offer boating.The
shore has buildings of a colonial past overlook the shore. The pier, which
extends into the sea is more than 140 years old and is a rare sight.
is the most important area of kerala backwaters, With kuttanad region and the Vembanad Kayal nearby, Alleppey attracts tourists throughout the year.The
criss-crossing canals in the area evoke comparisons with Venice, and
called Venice of the East. Amongst the notable sights is the palm covered
Pathiramanal Island in Vembanad Kayal, one hour by boat from Alappuzha. it is famous for the snake boat races
and also has a number of historic colonial buildings and a beach. Alappuzha
Backwaters offers House boat cruises, Shikkara Boating, Motor boating, Speed
boating for the tourists
House Boat, Shikkara boat & Motor Boat Cruises
House boat cruise takes you through the clear waters of the
Punnamada Lake. Enjoy the Kerala backwater cruise through Vembanad Lake .
Historical Church , Paddy Fields, Kuttanadan Backwater life, Fishing , Coir
industry, Toddy Shops , Backwater islands, etc. This is the only region,
cultivate rice below sea level. Cruise through the unique web of lakes,
lagoons, canals and river O/n at
house boat. . Shikkara Boating & Motor Boating are also famous
Alappuzha -the cradle of boat races in India
Alappuzha is the cradle of all the
important boat races, namely the Nehru Trophy boat Race at Punnamada, the
Payippad near Haripad, the Thiruvandoor, Neerettupuram, Karuvatta and
Thaikkoottam boat races. They are held at different parts of the district
during the months of August-September . Thousands of people from all parts of
the world come and enjoy these races.
Krishnapuram Palace Alappuzha
Krishnapuram Palace is one of the famous palaces of Kayamkulam.It is located at a distance of 47 km from Alleppey. Krishnapuram Palace was built during the reign of a Travancore King, Marthanda Varma. this palace houses one of the biggest mural paintings in entire Kerala which makes it greatest attraction of aleppey.It is also said that an underground escape route runs from the bottom of the pond as a possible escape route from enemies.Besides the palace there is a museum which house bronzes, stone, wood sculptures, coins, megalithic remains and copies of mural paintings..we can also see the famed Kayamkulam Vaal (sword) which was used in battles in the 18th century.The Palace is now maintained by the Kerala State Department of Archaeology.
is discribed as the rice bowl of kerala.It has vast areas of paddyfeild
interlaced between the backwaters of aleppey making it an unforgettable
major rivers in Kerala viz. Pampa, Meenachil, Achankovil and Manimala
flow into the region.Kuttanad is noted for its farming 4 to 6 feet below
sea level.With the Kuttanad and the Vembanad lake nearby, Alappuzha attracts touriststhe whole year.The
district alapuzha is famous for its snake boat races and it houses a
large number of historic colonial buildings and a beach.
Pathiramanal is a small island in the vembanad lake.It has too many rare varieties of migratory birds from different parts of the world.This
is a beautiful piece of land just a few kilometers from Alappuzha. A
trip to this place would be your best chance to observe several exotic
species of birds that fly in from far and wide.
Ambalapuzha Temple is located at a distance of 8 miles from Alappuzha. The
architecture of this temple is very famous and is one of the seven
greatest Vaishnava temples in the Travancore. The inner walls of the
temple are decorated with famous paintings. The most important kerala
art of Ottanthullal was first performed from this temple premise. The
poojas in this temple is performed by the Namboothiri Brahmins.