A tiny hamlet located between Ochira and Kayamkulam is Krishnapuram. Located in the Alappuzha District of Kerala, Krishnapuram is very close to Arabian Sea. Krishnapuram, which belongs to Muthukulam Taluk, usually witnesses a lot of humidity which is only reduced after the heavy monsoon showers. Kayamkulam, Adoor, Mavelikkara, and Chengannur are the nearby cities. An important tourist attraction of Krishnapuram is the Krishnapuram Palace.
Places to Stay
There are limited accommodation options in Krishnapuram. So tourists are suggested that they put up in Kollam instead. Some of the hotels in Kollam are Ram Kamal Residency (Tariff – Rs. 600), Karthika Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400), and Comfort Regency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Krishnapurami is Malayalam. The other languages spoken include Tamil and Konkani.
Onam in February is celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
Some of the tourist attractions in and around Krishnapuram are Krishnapuram Palace, Alapuzzha (47 km), Kollam (42 km), and Kottayam (62 km) amongst others.
How to Get There
The nearest domestic airport to Krishnapuram is the Trivandrum International Airport which is 91 km away.
The nearest major railway station from Krishnapuram is Quilon Railway Junction, which is 34 km away.
Krishnapuram has a bus stand of its own with buses connecting to nearby places such as Kaleshwaram, and Hyderabad among others. Other than state run buses, private operators such as RP Travels also ply on this route. While booking your tickets online look out for those bus booking sites that offer the cheapest bus tickets.