Aleppey is one of the 14 districts of Kerala in India. It is also called as Alappuzha district and was formed in the year August 17, 1957. It connects various places of Kerala through waterways including the famous destination of Kumarakom. This place is known for its coir factories.
Places to Stay
There are budget and luxury hotels available at this place. Few of them are Padipura Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1,340 onwards), Pagoda Resorts Alleppey (Tariff – Rs. 2,077 onwards), Palmgrove Lake Resort (Tariff – Rs. 3,120 onwards), Island Lake Resort Alleppy (Tariff – Rs. 25,599 onwards), Ramada Alleppey (Tariff – Rs. 46,800 onwards) and many.
The official language spoken of Aleppey is Malayalam and English.
Onam is the holy festival celebrated in Kerala. Chettikulangara Bharani is the most important festival celebrated at Aleppey. This festival is celebrated in the month of February/March. Chirappu Mahotsavam is another occasion at Mullakkal Temple in December. The churches in this place will have grand feast in the month of December.
Places of Interest:
The best time to visit this place is from November to February. List of places to be visited in this area are Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, Alappuzha Beach, Mannarasala Sree Naagaraja Temple, Alappuzha Lighthouse, Revi Karunakaran Museum, Sree Subramanya Swami temple, International Coir Museum, St. Andrew’s Basilica Arthunkal and Kayamkulam Lake.
How to Get There:
The Cochin International Airport located at a distance of 75 Kilometres is the nearest airport to Aleppey.
The Aleppey railway station lies within the city limits and is connected to Cochin and Trivandrum.
Due to the presence of Backwaters and canals, tourists can reach this place by waterways. The boat service is served to major towns like Kottavam, Kollam and Changanassery.
There are numerous bus services provided by both the Government and the private players. Here are the few cities connecting Aleppey such as Bangalore, Chennai, Mysore
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