Allapuzha is the administrative headquarters of the Allapuzha District. It is located in Kerala. It ranks third among the districts in literacy rate in the state. Allapuzha is a major attraction for tourists all over the world for its boat races, beaches, marine products, and coir industry. Nearby Allapuzha tourist places also attract a number of tourist places every year. Allapuzha is considered as Venice of the east due to its various similarities with the city of Venice.
Allapuzha tourist places:
It is 2.7 km from Allapuzha.
It is 15.9 km from Allapuzha.
It is 8 km from Allapuzha.
It is the longest lake in India and flows across several districts in Kerala. It is 36.2 km from Allapuzha.
It is a small Lake island on the backwaters of Lake Vembanad and is an ideal spot to observe birds. Located at a 30 minutes speedboat ride from Alleppey, it is 16.4 km from Allapuzha.
Ambalappuzha Sree Krishna Temple
It is known as the ‘Dwarka of the South. The main deity in the temple is Parthasarathi which is the other name of Lord Krishna. It is 14.8 km from Allapuzha.
This temple is open to all religions, castes, and faiths and is a perfect example of Kerala-style architecture. It is a 6 min walking distance from Allapuzha.
Mary’s Forane Church
This church is amongst the oldest Syrian Catholic churches in the country. It is located in Champakulam. It is 17.1 km from Allapuzha.
Karumadi is a small village in Kerala that is famous for a 3 ft. tall, half broken statue of Lord Buddha. The time to visit Lord Buddha’s shrine is from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM. It is 17 km from Allapuzha.
It is one of the oldest lighthouses of Kerala which was also the marker of the busiest ports and trade centers in the state. Its entry fee is 20 Rs for Indians and 50 Rs for Foreign Nationals. Its timings are 03:00 PM- 04:30 PM. It is 2.4 km from Allapuzha.
How to reach Allapuzha tourist place?
If visiting by air, then the Cochin International airport is the nearest to Allapuzha. It connects Allapuzha to all major domestic cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Pune, and Hyderabad.
National Highway 66, which passes through the city, connects Allapuzha to other major cities Trivandrum, Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Thrissur, and Kollam via state run KSRTC buses.
The nearest railway station, the Alleppey railway station, is located about 4 km away from the city center. It connects major cities like Trivandrum, Cochin, Vellore, Coimbatore, Chennai, Delhi, and Mumbai.
Kerala Boat Houses:
There are the following boat house options in Kerala.
- Allapuzha boat house
- Alleppey boat house
- Kerala boat house