Know About splendid and eventful tour of Famous Industrial City Alappuzha – Kerala

Historic city Alappuzha [ Old name Alleppy] has very strong roots with Christianity as one of the seven churches founded by St. Thomas, is located at Kokkomangalam or Kokkothamangalam in Cherthala since the first centaury A. D.

Modern history of city dates back to rule of Ambalappuzha or Chempakasseri [16th Centaury] and Portuguese [17th Centaury] while the emergence of this popular costal temple city, as the industrial city gets starting with construction of coir production factory in the year 1859.

This city of Alappuzha is renowned for the some of most fascinating backwaters, world’s most scenic beach, Boat race [Nehru Tropphy] Churches, Temples and other architectural wonders and historic religious places.


Vital Tourist Information : Famous Industrial City Alappuzha

Location : Alappuzha city is part of Travancore of God's own land Kerala and shares boundaries with Kochi [North], Kannathur [South], Kottayam [East] and exotic Lakshadweep [West].


Near By City : Kochi


State : Kerala [India]


Famous as / For : Historic Churches & Temples - Fascinating Backwaters - Boat Race - Coir Products


Weather & Climate : Climate is costal with almost alike temperature during entire year. City have clouds, thunder and lightning show during rainy season and have showers during the months of October and December.


Temperature : Summer : Max. 35°C Min 22°C Winter : Max. 32°C Min 20°C


Best Time to Visit : Months of August - September and February to April is the best time for visiting Alappuzha beach.


Spoken Languages : Malayalam - English [Hindi speaking population is less]


Dining / Food Facility : Kerala have a signatory style of serving food. While in Kerala must try Avial, Malabar Parotha, Payasam and Irachi Stew.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir : Coir Products - Ayurvedic Medicines


Travel Tips : This famous backwaters costal city is famous for the Snake boat races held towards the end of August and start of September every year. Remember to include soft cotton cloth to your travel wardrobe to meet with local moist climate.


Tourist Spots/Attraction : Alappuzha Beach - Backwater Cruise - Boat Races [Nehru Tropphy] - Krishnapuram Palace - Pathiramanal
Religious Places : Ambalapuzha Temple - Arthunkal Church - Champakulam Church - Chavara Bhavan - Chettikulangara Bhagavathy Temple - Edathua Church - Karumadikuttan [9th centaury Buddha Idol] - Mullakkal Rajeswari Temple - Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple - Sree Krishna temple - The Latin Catholic Church


Interesting Information : Star attraction of Alappuzha tour is the annual boat race held for Nehru Trophy.


How To Reach Famous Industrial City Alappuzha Kerala [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station : Railway station of city receive regular trains connecting Alappuzha with Cochin, Chennai, Kolkota, Bangalore and other cities.


Road Travel / Bus Route : Bus service between Alappuzha, Cochin and Tirvandrum is very frequent. NH 47 is base highway for bus route to Alappuzha city.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport : Alappuzha don't have air terminus of own. Cochin, [64 km] and Thiruvananthapuram International [160 km] are the nearest airports.


Local Transportation : Auto Rickshaw, Taxi, Rented Tourist Vehicles