Emerging as one of the hottest tourist destinations in India, Alappuzha beach in Kerala, is a place very popular for the beach sports and boat races. Clean water and white sand shores make it look very appealing. Kerala is the most popular destination to visit in India. Here you will find a list of spots which have their own significance and a story. Along with have an ancient flavor; Kerala is a well known destination for its beaches. Alappuzha Beach is one such popular beach in Kerala where countless tourists make a visit from round the globe.
Monuments / Historical Places / Sightseeing in Alappuzha
The geographical situation of this wonderful beach in Kerala is so unique that it has now become its highlight. Its location brings out the tastiest South India sea cuisine which lures the tourist to make a visit to this place at least once. Alappuzha beach has now made a remarkable name for the backwater sports and thus is attracting lots of adventures tourists. Along with the backwater sports, boat races and also marine products available here has contributed a lot in the popularity. The coir industry here is also no less. It is also a must visit location for the tourists. These are few things that have made Alappuzha Beach a very popular tourist destination of the South India.
Alappuzha Beach is also termed as Kuttanad. The highlight of Kuttanad is that you will see paddy fields here which are above the sea level. It is a very rare thing and you can not find farming done above the sea level in many place in the world. You can get to see flourishing rice paddy fields here. It is a picturesque must see.
In order to make your trip to Alappuzha worth it, you can book houseboat cruise. You will be able to enjoy the exotic beach life in your house boat and get to feel the blessing of nature Kerala has at this striking beach. When the first sunlight will hit you at the crack of dawn with the soothing waves made from the boat sailing aside, you will feel you are living the best moment of your life.
The most popular destinations in and around Alappuzha, apart from the Beach are Punnamada Kayal, Mullackal Temple, Mannarasal Sree Nagaraja Temple and Ambalapuzha Temple. Additionally you can also visit Krishnapuram Temple, St. Andrews Church, Chettikulangara Bhagavathy Temple and Kottamkulangara Mahavishnu Temple.
Alappuzha Photo Gallery
How to reach Alappuzha
Reaching Alappuzha is not a very hectic thing. The nearest airport to this place is Thiruvananthapuram which is about 150 kms and Kochi is not more than 90 kms. The railway is also connected to all major cities of India. So you might also not find any difficulty on choosing railways as an option. Road to Alappuzha has a great link to the major towns nearby. You can get a good fleet of private cars as well as local transportation.
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