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boat rides

Take a houseboat ride
Take a boat ride in the backwaters
Alappuzha- Kollam backwater trip: One of the best backwater experiences. An 8 hour boat trip through canals and lakes like Asthamudi, Kayakulam and Vembanad lake.
See kuttanad boat trip

 

 

ambalappuzha sree krishna temple

religious centers


Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple: also called Dwaraka of the South, famous for its architecture and Palapayasam, a sweet milk porridge
Chettikulangara bhagavathy temple: Famous for kettukazha festival
Sree Subramanyaswami Temple: located at Haripad
Mannarshala : Ancient temple dedicated to Sree Nagaraja the , king of serpents.
Arthunkal palli (Church): St Andrews Church built by the portugese.Annual festival in the name of St.Sebastian during January every year.
Chambakulam church: Church dedicatd to St.Mary established by St Thomas
Edathua church : Dedicated to St.George established in 1810.
Karumadi : Famous for 9th or 10 century black granite idol of Lord Buddha known as Karumadikuttan.
Pandavan Parra (Rock): The Pandavas of the Mahabarata are said to have stayed in a cave here.

alappuzha town

Alappuzha town alleppey Town: Also called the 'Venice of the East', famous for amazing back waters , boat races, house boats, beaches,Mullakkal Rajarajeswari Temple, marineproducts and coir industry. The town founded in 1762 celebrated its 250th anniversary in 2012.
Alappuzha Light House: First light house in western coast of India, built in 1861
Alappuzha Beach: Very attractive beach with vijay beach park and seaview park.

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cultural / heritage centers

.Krishnapuram palace: Museum famous for mural paintings and architecture. The largest mural in kerala is in this palace.
Thakazhi museum
Vayalar memorial
International Coir Museum
Kumaranasan Memorial
Shankar memorial cartoon Museum
Narendraprasad Memorial
Sarada Mandiram



snakeboat races

Nehru Trophy Boat Race: It is held annually on the second Saturday of the month of August at the punnamada lake and is the most important tourist event of Alappuzha. The highlight of the event is the "Chundan Vallam" the130 feet long snake boats with over 100 rowers, 4 helmsmen and 25 cheerleaders decorated with colourful silk umbrellas

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