Alappuzha
Alappuzha Beach
One of the most famous beaches in Kerala, Alappuzha beach is created by the shores of the Arabian Sea. The pier, which extends into the sea here, is about 140 years old. Alappuzha or Alleppey beach which encompasses the shoreline of Arabian Sea is a gripping place with scarlet sunsets and silver stretches of sand edged by swaying palm trees. The Kuttanad region is comes under this district, which is known as rice bowl of Kerala.
Nehru Trophy Boat Race
Nehru trophy boat race is to be held at Punnamada lake Alapuzha, Kerala on 14th august 2010. Enjoy Kairali experience,Nehru Trophy Boat Race is on the August 14th Saturday, in Punnamada Lake in Alleppey, Kerala. The The first boat race was held in 1952. It was an unprepared affair, held in honour of the Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehruís visit to the region. Snake boats or chundanvallams are local boats of Kerala. The most popular event of the race is the competition of Chundan Vallams (Snake Boats),This is the most famous boat race in Kerala and attracts a lots of tourists from different parts of India and abroad.
Kayamkulam Krishnapuram Palace
A royal residence famous for its legacy, a connoisseur of Art loverís eye and a modern day museum exhibiting wonderful collection- Krishnapuram Palace has enacted several roles during its magnificent history. The museum is located at Karthikapally in Kayakulam region. The Kayakulam museum is located at a distance of 47 km from Allapuzha. The palace is today a protected monument under the Archaeology Department. The main attraction of the place is the murals depicting the incidents from the life of Gajendramoksham decorating the palace. Today the palace is an archaeological museum, and the most fascinating exhibit here is the 49 sq.m - is the largest depiction of murals in Kerala.
Pathiramanal
Pathiramanal is a 10 acre island on the backwaters and is home to many rare varieties of traveling birds from different parts of the world. The island lies between Thaneermukkom and Kumarakom, and is reachable only by boat.
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple is situated about 16 km from Alappuzha. It is built in a standard Kerala style and is dedicated to Sree Krishna. The temple is famous for 'PalPayasam'. The art and sculpt in Ambalapuzha Temple is famous and attractive. This temple is the birth place of Ottamthullal, an art elegance of Kerala. The First Ottamthullal performance of the famous poet Kunjan Nambiar was scene in the 16th century in this temple.
Mannarsala Nagaraja Temple
Nagaraja Temple is the most important centers of snake worship in Kerala. The woodlands surrounding Nagaraja Temple have statues of snake gods and hooded cobras among the trees and together the paths to the temple. One of the rarest temples in the world where serpent deities are worshipped, particularly by woman clergyman. The antique Subrahmanya Swamy Temple in Haripad, which is one of the famous Subrahmanya temples of Kerala and a testimonial to the glory of the great Kerala temple architecture, is located on the way to the Mannarasala temple.
Arthunkal St. Andrews Forane Church
Arthunkal is a small beautiful coastal village renowned for the St. Sebastian's feast at the St. Andrews Forane Church here. The Church better known as Arthunkal church, is an important Christian pilgrim center recognized by Portuguese missionaries. The incredible statue of St.Sebastian in the church was brought from Milan and is placed behind an altar in the right wing of the church. On the 18th day of January at the day dawns and the gates of Arthunkal church are opened, thousands of pilgrims who return from the Sastha temple of Sabarimala multitude to this sacred place, take bath from the tank attached to the church and pay their honor to the Saint.
Edathua St. George's Church
Edathua Church was founded in the year 1810. Edathua Perunnal, Kerala is one of the most well-known festivals in India. Edathua Perunnal Kerala is celebrated at St, George's Church, Edathua, 23 km from Alappuzha town. The annual feasts of St George Church, Edathua, attract a large number of believers from across the state to the scenic village of Edathua. Edathua Church has a deep influence in the spiritual, material, social and educational realms of thousands of devotees who throng irrespective of the caste creed or religion, living in and around Edathua. The annual feast here starts on the 27th of April and concludes on the 7th of May.