Welcome to Allappuzha (Alleppey)

About Allappuzha (Alleppey)

Alleppey is known as the 'Venice of the East'. It is located in Alappuzha District of Kerala in South India and famous for backwaters, lagoons, lakes and houseboat. Although, this delightful place has such magnificent natural beauty that you would feel like spending rest of your life here. There are no words enough to explain the beauty and grace of this place. This is like the heaven on the Earth.

History

Alleppey has developed from being a small residential town in Kerala to one of its greatest attractions. This small Island stands at top amongst the best places to visit in Kerala. Alleppey is the cultural hub for Kerala since 3rd century BC to 4th century AD.

Tourism

Some of the attractions in Alleppey are:

  • Krishnapuram Palace
  • Mannarasala Temple
  • Karumadikkuttan
  • Marari Beach
  • Bakewaters Kerala
  • Ambalapuzha Temple
  • Karumadi Temple

How to Reach

By Road

Kerala State RTC operate luxury buses from Alleppey to major cities like Mysore, Bangalore, and Chennai. It is connected with major cities like Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Kollam and Trivandrum via National Highway 66.

By Train

The Alleppey Railway Station is situated about 4 km far from the city centre and connects Alleppey to other major cities like Trivandrum, Cochin, Vellore, Coimbatore, Chennai, Delhi, and Mumbai.

By Air

The closest airport to Alleppey is Cochin International Airport which is situated 92 kilometres far, which connects Alleppey to Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Delhi and Pune. Trivandrum International Airport is located 172 kilometres away from Alleppey.

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