Top 7 reasons to keep Alappuzha in my list of 2021

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“Thankyou God” this is what I say whenever I visit these beautiful and mesmerizing destinations in Alappuzha. If you have the craze of travelling , trust me Alappuzha is the best destination to visit in monsoons .

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Alappuzha is a small town in the heart of the backwaters of Kerala, it’s popularly known as the Venice of the east. Alleppey is likewise a social center point in Kerala since the early Sangam Era. Alappuzha is one of the newest additions to the list of the famous tourist destinations in Kerala. 

1. Alleppey Backwaters

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Alleppey backwaters is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Alappuzha attracting a lot of tourists every year. It is widely famous among locals for its boat race which takes place in August. This is one of the most striking backwaters as the beautiful destination here will leave you astounded particularly during the peaceful sunsets. Having a rich variety of bird and marine life, the Alleppey backwaters is a great place to notice rare kinds of species of birds and is a picture perfect spot.

2. Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple

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Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple is one of the most famous and blessed temples of lord Krishna in India. The Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple is believe to have been constructed by local king Chembakasserry Pooradam Thirunal-Devanarayanan Thampuran during 17th century AD. This beautiful temple gets thousands of devotees to visit the temple everyday and pay their presence and seek the blessings of lord Krishna. The temple is the best place for a peaceful environment. It’s quiet Well maintain and structure without any distortion of classical antiquity.

3. Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple

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Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple is one of the famous Sarpent Temples in Kerala, located near Haripad, in Alappuzha district. The confidence and customs related with Mannarasala temple are not quite the same as different temples. This is one rare temple which pooja is headed by a lady. The premises of the temple is covered with sarpa kavu with lots of idols of snakes. Women seeking fertility come to worship here. There’s a lot of parking space available.

4. Revi Karunakaran Museum

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Museums have always been a source of attraction for people. Museums tell us about our ancient times. Revi Karunakaran Museum has always been a source of attraction to people visiting Alappuzha. Revi Karunakaran Museum is an exclusive exhibition hall. It shows beautiful expressions and antiques, including a huge private assortment of Swarovski gems and ivory.

5. Alappuzha Beach

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Beaches have always been a great source of attraction for people . Alappuzha beach is one of the most adorable and well known beaches of Kerala. The beach has an awesome view of sunset and it’s absolutely picturesque at sunset so I recommend you to visit the beach in evening . You can also visit here with family and friends to have picnics. The Alappuzha beach also hosts many festivals every year like Alappuzha beach festival,Sand art festival and many more.

6.St.Andrew’s Basilica Arthunkal

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This church is one of the famous pilgrim centres in South India. It was built in 16th century by Portuguese missionaries. It is the biggest shrine of St Sebastian in the world. The church is quite well maintain. It’s the best place for prayer and meditation. The ten-day annual festival of St Sebastian’s Church in Arthunkal is an event celebrate ceremony , splendid display and fervor. It is takes place in January every year and a lot of devotees come to pay their presence to god.

7. Alappuzha Lighthouse

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Alappuzha Lighthouse is the significant fascination of Alappuzha. The place is quite well maintain. The lighthouse is about 92ft tall and was first lit up in 1862. It was Built by the erstwhile Travancore Kingdom to facilitate trade in the region of Alleppey. The view that we get from the top of the lighthouse is quite fascinating and one can see almost all of Allapuzha from there. I recommend you to book the tickets beforehand , for locals it’s INR 20 and for foreigners it’s INR 50.

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