Alappuzha(Alleppey) tourist places list with photos
Alappuzha Beach is situated in Alappuzha town,Kerala. An 150 years old pier which extends into the sea is the major attraction of the Alappuzha beach. Apart from the scenic beauty Alappuzha Light house, Vijay Childrens park, Boating in Sea view park are other attractions of the Beach.
Vembanad Lake is the largest lake in the state of Kerala and the longest lake in India.It is the Heart of Kerala Backwaters Tourism with numerous house boats and resorts.The widest point of the lake is about 14 kms. The lake has been declared as national waterway accessible to various other places.
Pathiramanal is a small island in vembanad lake in Alappuzha district of Kerala.It means ‘The Sands of Night’. The serene beauty of the lake and the island is rare some. A large variety of migrant birds is another scenic view of this island.The island is also known as bird watcher’s paradise.
Krishnapuram Palace is a Palace museum located in Kayamkulam,Alappuzha district.It was buit during 18th century. The Palace is equipped with various mural paintings especially a 154 square feet (14.3m2)size painting named “Gajendra Moksham” , which is considered as the largest such painting find in Kerala.
Another speciality is a double edged sword named ”kayamkulam vaal” is displayed in the Palace.
5.Nehru Trophy Boat Race
Nehru trophy boat race is a popular boat race held in the Punnamada lake near Alappuzha district.It is a scenic view of long ”chundan vallam” snake boats of 130 feet long with 100 rowers,4 helmsmen and 25 cheer leaders racing along with numerous such boats through the lake with vibes of rhythmic music colorful umbrellas. This is one of the main event in Alappuzha Tourist destinations.