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"A visit to Alappuzha tourist attractions will surely make you fall in love with this place. Also Alappuzha is one of the exotic backwater sites in Kerala and is ideal for enjoying Alleppey house boat trip. Alappuzha is major tourism destination in Kerala and attracts tourists through its natural beauty."
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Alappuzha Tourist Places

Sri Krishna Temple at Ambalapuzha  Alappuzha, Kerala
Sri Krishna Temple at Ambalapuzha- Alappuzha, Kerala

About Alappuzha Places To See

Alappuzha or Alleppey (as it was known earlier) is one of the top backwater destination of Kerala. Although this city is famous for Alappuzha beach which is its prime attraction. Beside being a beach destination Alappuzha is also a famous backwater destination of Kerala. It is these backwaters that make Alleppey boat house ride an experience of a lifetime. The natural beauty that one can see during Alleppey houseboat trip is impossible to explore any other way.

Ambalapuzha (Pilgrim Centre)

The Sri Krishna Temple at Ambalapuzha, 14 km from Alleppey is among Kerala`s more famous ones boasting of the typical temple architectrual style of the State. It is equally famed for its palpayasam -a sweet milk porridge offered to the diety. The temple`s main festival occurs in March/April. It was in this temple that the 16th century poet Kunjan Nambiar staged his first Ottan Thullal, a solo dance performance with high social content.

Pathiramanal (An Island)

This is a small beautiful island in the Vembanad Lake and is accessible only by boat from Kumarakom and Muhamma. You can also take Alappuzha house boat ride.


A short distance from Alappuzha is Punnapra, a village which has gone down in history as the scene of a bitter and heroic fighting between the communists and Travancore State Police in the Punnapra Vayalar Communist uprising of 1946.

Arthunkal Palli (Pilgrim Centre)

Arthunkal Palli known for the St. Andrews church established by Portuguese missionaries is near Sherthallai, 33 km north of Alappuzha. The feast of St. Sebastian is held here every January.


Close to Ambalapuzha, the village of Karumadi is famous for its Karumadi Kuttan, a black granite figure of Budha said to belong to the 9th or 10th century.

Krishnapuram Palace

The 18th century Krishnapuram Palace built during the reign of the Travancore monarch, Marthanda Varma, is a double storied structure which displays typical characteristics of Kerala architecture-gabled roofs, dormer windows, narrow corridors. It houses one of the largest mural paintings in Kerala called the Gajendra Moksham. It measures 14 feet by 11 feet and is at the western end of the ground floor, a walking distance from the Palace Pool. Inside is also a museum of antique sculptures, paintings and bronzes. Situated 47 km from Alappuzha on the way to Kollam, Krishnapuram is easily accessible by bus from either town.

Houseboats In Alleppey

Alappuzha boat house take the tourists through the beautiful lakes and lagoon of this serene town. Based in the heart land of backwater tourism of Kerala, houseboat in Alappuzha are a perfect way for a romantic gateway with your partner. Take a trip of the Lake Palace Alleppey in one of the houseboat Alleppey and let the magic of this place sweep you off your feet. But before you go there just make sure to know about the Alleppey houseboat rates so that you do not have to face any problem there.


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