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ALLEPPEY
Alleppey which is also known as Alappuzha is an important  tourist spot of Kerala. Backwaters, lagoons, canals and beaches are the most attractive features of Alleppey. It is supposed to be the administrative headquarters of Alappuzha District. Besides backwaters, it is famous for the beaches so much so that it was described as the ‘Venice of the East’ by the British ruler Lord Curzon. Thus Alleppey is a very famous tourist spot. 

PLACES TO VISIT

Alappuzha Beach
This popular picnic spot is over 137 years old. Entertainment facilities at the Vijaya beach park add to the attractions of this beach. There is also an old lighthouse which is greatly grabs the attention of visitors. The Vijaya beach park is a Picnic spot with children's park and boating facilities (Open 15:00 – 20:00 hrs). Entrance fee Rs. 2 per person. Free entrance for children below the age of 5 years. Boating charge is Rs. 10 for 10 minutes which is a very reasonable price for a nice long boat ride into the sunset with your loved ones. Your tiny tots can also be entertained by the attractive Toy train, bicycles. To capture these precious moments with your family and friends comes with a  small price: Video permit Rs. 25, Camera permit: Rs. 5.
Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna temple: 15 Km south of Alappuzha
The finest example of Kerala architecture. The Palpayasam is the finest in the temple and makes it famous, the daily offering of deliciously sweet milk porridge attracts masses(especially all those food lovers out there!). It is in this temple that Pallipana is performed by Velans (sorcerers) once every twelve years. Paintings of the Dasavatharam (the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu) are on display on the inner walls of the Chuttambalam, again something that will attract many art lovers and admirers from all over the world. 
Krishnapuram palace: 15Km from Alappuzha
The Palace is noted for its characteristic style of Kerala Architecture. It also houses one of the largest single panel Mural paintings so far discovered in Kerala known as ‘Gajendra Moksha', which measures 53 sq.ft in area. An Archaeological museum is set up in the Palace in which stone and wood sculptures, bronzes, copies of Mural paintings, coins, stone inscription and such historically and archaeologically important objects are preserved and protected. This is the place to see for all those who have a passion for archeology and related subjects.
Champakulam Church
It is one of the oldest churches in Kerala. The St. Mary's Church is believed to be one of the seven established by St. Thomas. The annual feast at this church falls on the 3rd Sunday of October every year. The feast of St. Joseph is celebrated on March 19th.
Edatua church
This church is dedicated to St. George. It was established in 1810. It is believed that prayers and offerings at this church help to heal all mental ailments and other disorders. During the annual feast (5th, 6th and 7th of May) pilgrims from all parts of South India, irrespective of caste and creed, visit the church and seek the blessings of the saint.
Karumadikuttan: 3 Km East of AmbalaPuzha
 Karumadikuttan is an ancient Buddhist image in Kerala. It is a statue of Lord Gautham Budhha in a sitting position. The statue is believed to be ancient as far as 9th to 14th century. The Karumadikuttan is a statue of Lord gautam Buddha made of black granite.
Sea View Park
If you just want to soak up the sun with your family or friends and enjoy a nice boat ride or a nice swim, this is the place to go. The park offers boating facilities and a swimming pool. The tariffs are as mentioned. Boat rentals for 10 minutes, Roundboat (4 seater) is Rs. 10; Pedalboat (2 seater) is Rs. 15; Pedalboat (4 seater) is Rs. 25. Capturing moments would cost you as follows, Video permit Rs. 15, Camera permit Rs. 100.
Chettikulangara Bhagavathy Temple, Mavelikkara 
The festival- Kettukazhcha at this temple brings huge masses of devotees to this temple. Bright colors, Processions of tall decorated structures on chariots, brightly decorated horses and bullocks and various cultural performances make a spectacular pageant. Festival season is in February/March.

HOW TO REACH ALLEPPEY?
You can reach Allepey through air, road rail and water.Cochin international airport is 78 Km away from Alleppey. Trivandrum airport is 159 Km away to the South of Alleppey.

Many trains ply from various cities to Alleppey. Some trains that ply to Bangalore, Mangalore, Calicut, Amritsar passes via Alleppey. 

WHEN TO VISIT ALLEPEY?
The summers are humid till it starts raining in June. However, October to February would be a good season to visit Alleppey.



22.9 °C
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Humidity: 95%
Wind : 0.78 mt/sec towards E

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01-03-2020                    
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Best Time To Visit : AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB
   
 
Things to do here:
Theme: Backwaters, Beache
Must Visit Places : NEHRU CUP SNAKE BOAT RACE, AMBALAPPUZHA
Near By Other Tourist Places

Alleppey   0 KM near     
Mararikulam   13 KM near     
Kumarakom   16 KM near     
Kuttanad   19 KM near     
Kottayam   24 KM near     
Near By major Cities
Thiruvananthapuram  145 KM near     
Bangalore  457 KM near     
Chennai  655 KM near     
Near By Air Ports
Kochi Airport   81 KM near     
Trivandrum International Airport   146 KM near     
Peelamedu Airport   209 KM near     
Calicut Airport   209 KM near     
Near By Local Cities
Kochi  55 KM near     
Kollam  82 KM near     
Thrissur  128 KM near     
Tirunelveli  192 KM near     
Near By Districts
Alappuzha   0 KM near     
Kottayam   24 KM near     
Ernakulam   56 KM near     
Pathanamthitta   62 KM near     
Near By RailWay Station
Alappuzha Rail Way Station   3.0 KM near     
Tumboli Rail Way Station   3.4 KM near     
Kalavur Halt Rail Way Station   9.2 KM near     
Ambalappuzha Rail Way Station   14 KM near     
 
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