Bathed by the crystal clear waters of the Arabian Sea, Alleppey or Alappuzha is the ultimate backwater destination in God’s own country, Kerala. Bestowed with palm fringed canals, picture perfect lakesides, bewitching lagoons and silver sand beaches, it is truly labeled as the ‘Venice of the East’. Nestled amidst picturesque natural beauty in the state of Kerala, Alleppey is thoroughly covered with canals, lakes and lagoons which are the lifeline of this backwater city.
The charming town of Alleppey was founded by Raja Keshwadasan in 1762 and since then it has been attracting a number of tourists with its pristine seashores swayed away by numerous rows of coconut palms, lined water ways and floating houseboats making it an ideal holiday destination in India.
Famous for: The most popular beach and a picnic spot
Famous for: A beautiful lake known for its backwaters and snake boat race
Famous for: A famous temple known for its architectural splendor
Famous for: A captivating island amidst the Vembanad Lake
Famous for: Enchanting backwater spot endowed with lush greenery