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Here are the top 30 tourist attractions to see in Alleppey:

1. Houseboats


Must Visit

Houseboats

4.4

6 photos

13 kms
from city center

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1 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Popularly known as the Venice of the east, Alleppey or Allapuzha is famous for its serene backwaters and their exceptionally scenic setting. Cruising on houseboats in Alleppey is the latest and probably the best addition to the list of ways you can enjoy the mesmerizing natural beauty of this quaint...

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2. Alappuzha beach

Alappuzha beach

4.3

8 photos

14 kms
from city center

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2 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Alappuzha is referred to as the Venice of the East which has always enjoyed an important place in the maritime history of Kerala. Presently it is famous for its boat races, backwater holidays, beaches, marine products and coir industry. Alappuzha beach is a popular picnic spot. The pier, which exten...

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3. Backwaters in Alleppey

Backwaters in Alleppey

4.6

5 photos

12 kms
from city center

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3 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Formed by the amalgamation of multiple of various waters sources, backwaters give you the postcard-perfect view with coconut trees lined all along and houseboats in the middle.

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4. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

3.4

20 kms
from city center

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4 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

An ideal place for bird''s lovers, this bird sanctuary spreads over an expanse of 14 acres. It serves as a home to several rare species of homing and migratory birds.

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5. Vembanad Lake

Vembanad Lake

3.4

15 kms
from city center

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5 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Vembanad Lake is the longest lake in India. The lake is known by different names in different places. Taking a house boat on the lake could be a fun experience.

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6. Nehru Trophy Snake Boat race

Nehru Trophy Snake Boat race

3.3

9 kms
from city center

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6 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

This snake boat race festival is an annual event held here on the second Saturday of every August.

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Top Hotels in Alleppey

  • 1 BR Homestay in Kannady, Alappuzha (8AC6), by GuestHouser

    Staring from INR 8,824

  • 1 BR Boutique stay in Paravoor, Alappuzha (30DC), by GuestHouser

    Staring from INR 6,471

  • BackWaters Homes in Alappuzha

    Staring from INR 1,701

7. Krishnapuram Palace

Krishnapuram Palace

3.8

5 photos

34 kms
from city center

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7 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Built during the reign of Travancore king Marthanda Varma, Krishnapuram Palace is a two-story structure crafted in traditional Kerala architectural style.

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8. Pallippuram

Pallippuram

3.3

35 kms
from city center

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8 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

One of the islands located in the Vembanad Lake, Pallipuram is a small village known for its white sand. It is just your kind of place, if you are looking for a very offbeat location within the Alappuzha district.

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9. Kuttanad

Kuttanad

3.9

11 kms
from city center

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9 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Kuttanadu is a region covering the Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta and Kottayam Districts, in the state of Kerala, India, well known for its vast paddy fields and geographical peculiarities. The region has the lowest altitude in India, and is one of the few places in the world where farming is carried aro...

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10. Bay Island Driftwood Museum

Bay Island Driftwood Museum

3.3

19 kms
from city center

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10 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Founded by Raji Punnoose, a school-teacher in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bay Island Driftwood Museum is famous for its innovative modern art techniques deployed to design various kinds of root and tree-trunk sculptures.

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11. Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple

Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple

3.4

10 kms
from city center

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11 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Located in the district of Ambalappuzha, Alappuzha in the state of Kerala in South India, Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Krishna. Built in the traditional Kerala style architectural pattern, the temple is famous for its delicious rice pudding prepared in sweet mi...

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12. Chettikulangara Devi Temple

Chettikulangara Devi Temple

3.8

6 photos

26 kms
from city center

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12 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Chettikulangara Devi Temple is the most renowned Hindu temple in Kerala. The followers of the main deity Sree Bhadarakali visit the temple. The Goddess is worshipped in 3 different forms: Maha Saraswati, Maha Lakshmi and Maha Kali or Durga. It is treated as a religious-cultural icon. It is beli...

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13. Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple

Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple

17 kms
from city center

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13 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Nestled in a forest glade near Haripad, Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja temple is dedicated to the snake god- Nagaraja. Nagaraja is considered to be a form of Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu.

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14. Revi Karunakaran Museum

Revi Karunakaran Museum

13 kms
from city center

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14 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Revi Karunakaran Museum is a memorial museum built by Betty Karunakaran in the memory of her namesake husband and one of the leading coir industrialist and businessman of Kerala- Revi Karunakaran. Built in 2003, the renowned, privately owned museum is a one of the largest of its kind.

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15. Marari Beach

Marari Beach

23 kms
from city center

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15 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Boasting of coastal verve and undulating natural beauty, Marari beach is the perfect vacation spot for families and couples. Shining with golden sands and lined with palm trees, the beach spells beautiful in all its forms.

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16. St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal

St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal

28 kms
from city center

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16 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

St. Andrew’s Basilica at Arthunkal in the district of Alappuzha, is considered to be the largest shrine of Saint Sebastian in all of the world. Originally constructed by the Portuguese missionaries in the 16th century, the church was rebuilt in 1584 under the priest Jacomo Fenicio.

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17. Pathiramanal

Pathiramanal

20 kms
from city center

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17 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Replete with pristine environs in the idyllic setting, Pathiramanal is a tiny island in the backwaters of Kerala near Alappuzha. ‘Pathiramanal’ meaning ‘sands of night’ boasts of verdant wilderness, serene lakeside and a picturesque landscape.

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18. Karumadikkuttan

Karumadikkuttan

12 kms
from city center

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18 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Situated in the village of Karumadi, around 3 kms away from Alappuzha in Kerala, is the shrine of Karumadikkuttan; the name literally translating to the ‘boy from Karumadi’. Set on the banks of Punnamada lake in the backwaters, the temple majorly houses a three feet high, black granite statue of Bud...

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19. Edathua Church

Edathua Church

10 kms
from city center

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19 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Situated on the banks of river Pampa, Edathua Church is also known as St. George Forane Church is dedicated to St. George. Built in 1810, the church is believed to possess miraculous healing powers.

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20. Vijay Beach Park

Vijay Beach Park

14 kms
from city center

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20 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Constructed on the southern side of the Alappuzha backwaters, Vijay Beach Park is a wonderful initiative by the state government. The park is an ideal picnic spot for kids and adults alike. Other than the umpteen swings and slides available for the kids to play on, there are numerous thrilling rides...

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21. St. Mary's Forane Church

St. Mary's Forane Church

5 kms
from city center

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21 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Champakulam Kalloorkadu Marth Maryam (St. Mary’s) Basilica, popularly known as St. Mary’s Forane Church is an ancient Syro- Malabar church in the Archeparchy of Changanacherry. Constructed in 427 AD, the church is one of the oldest Syrian Catholic churches in all of India.

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22. Mullakkal Rajeshwari Temple

Mullakkal Rajeshwari Temple

12 kms
from city center

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22 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Mullakkal Rajeshwari Temple, also known as the Mullakkal Bhagwati Temple is situated on the main street of ‘Mullakkal Theruvu’ in Alappuzha district of Kerala. Built in the traditional Kerala style architecture, the temple is accessible to people of all faiths, religions and castes.

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23. Thottapally Beach

Thottapally Beach

16 kms
from city center

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23 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Famed through a celebrated novel and movie “Chemmeen”, Thottappally Beach is a quiet escape in the village. It an active fishing harbour that draws locals every day. The Thottappally Spillway located nearby is also quite an attraction. It helps separate the freshwater of the Thottappally Lake and th...

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24. Punnapra Beach

Punnapra Beach

12 kms
from city center

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24 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Punnapra Beach is a serene getaway famous for its golden stretch of sand and pristine waters. It is an isolated beach and doesn’t have a lot of visitors. It is, therefore, preferred for tourists looking for a romantic holiday away from the chaotic city life. Ayurvedic massages on the beach are quite...

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25. Thumpoly Beach

Thumpoly Beach

16 kms
from city center

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25 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Located at a distance of 6 kms from Alappuzha and 90 kms from Kochi International Airport, Thumpoly is a coastal town in Kerala. With the majestic Arabian Sea on one side, and a charming quaint lake on the other, Thumpoly has been graciously blessed with golden sandy beaches, verdant green meadows a...

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26. Punnamada Lake

Punnamada Lake

11 kms
from city center

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26 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Punnamada Lake is an extension of Vembanad Lake in Alleppey. The lake is popular for hosting the very famous boat race called Nehru Trophy boat race. The race is held during the renowned Onam festival and attracts a lot of tourists from worldwide.

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27. Food in Alleppey

Food in Alleppey

27 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

One of the most essential things to do in Alleppey is trying the local cuisine. Apart from the very famous Puttu Kadala, Appam, Vada, curry and other traditional Kerala food; you can also try the homemade fish and seafood. All of these dishes have a very strong coconut flavour.

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28. Shopping in Alleppey

Shopping in Alleppey

28 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

One of the most interesting things to do in Alleppey is to shop for souvenirs and knick- knacks from the local markets and street side stalls. Some of the most common things to shop are authentic spices, handicrafts, coir products, South Indian jewellery, textiles, carpets and trinkets. The city als...

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29. Spa & Massages in Alleppey

Spa & Massages in Alleppey

29 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Alleppey offers a divine experience with all its peaceful ambiance and tranquil atmosphere. In addition to visiting the picture perfect scenery, you can also treat yourself to the very relaxing spa and massage facilities available at almost all resorts and hotels. These massages are surely going to ...

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30. Coir Weaving in Alleppey

Coir Weaving in Alleppey

30 out of 30
Places To Visit in Alleppey

Coir Weaving is an important industry in Alleppey. You can find numerous small scale industries weaving coir products. Most of their workers are females. The process first requires you to extract the coconut fibre from the coconut husks and then it is further processed and woven into mats and other ...

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