ALAPPUZHA

A vast network of lakes, lagoons and several freshwater rivers criss-crossing it, the unending stretch of paddy fields, small streams and canals with lush green coconut palms, Alappuzha is a district of immense natural beauty. The backwaters are beautiful and referesghing sight with water birds and flowers and greenery
Washed by the silvery waves of the Arabian Sea, Alappuzha, the Venice of the East welcomes you to the backwaters of kerala. The Palm fringed canals and shores bustling with glimpses from the day to day life in the country side, the mirror still lagoons, picture book lakesides and its long sandy beach has blessed Alappuzha, the water locked district, to become one of the best Backwater Tourism destinations in God’s Own Country.
Today Alappuzha has grown in importance as a backwater tourist centre, attracting several thousands of foreign tourists each year. Alappuzha is also famous for its boat races, houseboat holidays, beaches, marine products and coir industry. A singular characteristic of this land is the region called Kuttanad. The land of lush paddy fields, Kuttanad is called the rice bowl of Kerala and is one of the few places in the world where farming is done below sea level.
Alappuzha is also famous for its boat races, houseboat holidays, beaches, marine products, and coir industry. A singular characteristic of this land is a region called Kuttanad. This district is also notable for its numerous pilgrimage centres that draw vast crowds on the festival days and also boasts of having some of the best ayurvedic rejuvenation centres in Kerala.

Alappuzha district was formed on 17th August 1957, from the erstwhile Kottayam and Quilon districts .The district is bounded on the north by Ernakulam district, on the east by Kottayam and Pathanamthitta districts, on the South by Kollam district and on the west by Lakshadweep sea. The District has its headquarters at Alappuzha. Alappuzha,Ambalappuzha,Chengannur, Cherthala,Kuttanad and Mavelikkara are the six Talukes.

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Alappuzha Beach
Alappuzha beach in Kerala is located on a thin strip of land, sandwiched between the Arabian Sea and the Punnamada backwaters
Karumadikuttan
Karumadi is a small village 3km away from Ambalapuzha,in Alappuzha District . Karumadi is famous for its Karumadi Kuttan
Krishnapuram Palace
Krishnapuram Palace is located at Kayamkulam 47 kms from Alappuzha enroute to Kollam
Kuttanad
Kuttanad, spread over eighteen Panchayats belonging to the districts of Alapuzha, Pathanamthitta and Kottayam
Mararikulam Beach
A pure and soft Mararikulam beach in Alappuzha District welcomes into its warm embrace as you decide to spend your holiday on this strikingly beautiful beach.
Punnamada Kayal
Punnamada Kayal is the lifeline of Alleppey. It opens up a serene world of emerald green canals past scenic islands